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Examining the opportunities and challenges of the Kra Canal: a PESTELE/SWOT analysis

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (in press)
Examining the opportunities and challenges of the Kra Canal: a PESTELE/SWOT analysis. Maritime Business Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/mabr-02-2021-0011
Purpose – Much literature considers future impacts of the Kra Canal on shipping times and on individual countries. In this paper, the authors consider the maritime business po...

Introduction: Interculturality and the English Language Classroom

Book Chapter
Victoria, M., & Sangiamchit, C. (2021)
Introduction: Interculturality and the English Language Classroom. In M. Victoria, & C. Sangiamchit (Eds.), Interculturality and the English Language Classroom (1-23). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76757-0_1
This chapter explores the notion of interculturality and how it can be effectively integrated in the teaching of English as a foreign/second language. English, the undisputed ...

Building resilience and future proofing events education

Presentation / Conference
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Jackson, C., & Robertson, M. (2021, July)
Building resilience and future proofing events education. Paper presented at AEME 2021 ‘Event Principles and Practice: a level playing field’, University of Brighton [Online]
This session explores issues surrounding the design and delivery of Event Management programmes, specifically those related to their resilience and futureproofing. It addresse...

FameLab, cultural relations and 'going virtual' at the time of a pandemic

Report
Kerr, G. (2021)
FameLab, cultural relations and 'going virtual' at the time of a pandemic. London: British Council
EDITOR'S NOTES This contribution by Gary Kerr, taking the example of one of the British Council’s flagship partnership programmes – FameLab – covers the notion and nature of s...

Breaking down disciplinary walls: redefining the teaching of Translation for Intercultural Dialogue

Presentation / Conference
Penman, C., & Wilkinson, J. (2021, May)
Breaking down disciplinary walls: redefining the teaching of Translation for Intercultural Dialogue. Paper presented at Breaking down the walls of Babel: dialogues in translation, University of Warwick
The study of translation is experiencing a revival and a transformation as recognition of its pedagogical value beyond the training of future translators grows. Training in tr...

Why Do we Like Commenting and Sharing in Social Media? An Online Approach of Luxury Brand Communication

Conference Proceeding
Lu, X., & Rahman, M. (2020)
Why Do we Like Commenting and Sharing in Social Media? An Online Approach of Luxury Brand Communication. In 2018 Global Marketing Conference at Tokyo Proceedings. , (282-286). https://doi.org/10.15444/GMC2018.03.03.01
Using the framework of social support, we aim to examine factors influencing social Word-of-Mouth (WOM) adoption. The proposed research model will be tested among customers wh...

TikTok as a tool for providing pastoral and academic support to student

Presentation / Conference
Kerr, G. (2020, December)
TikTok as a tool for providing pastoral and academic support to student. Presented at Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, University of Strathclyde [Online]
This presentation explores TikTok as a platform for personal tutors in the higher education setting to provide pastoral and academic support to students. Young people are incr...

Dog filters & flower crowns: Using Snapchat as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education

Journal Article
Kerr, G., & Faulkner, S. (2020)
Dog filters & flower crowns: Using Snapchat as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education. Journal of Social Media for Learning, 1(1), 147-157. https://doi.org/10.24377/LJMU.jsml.vol1article393
Academics overwhelmingly value social media as a tool for enhancing student learning (Moran et al, 2011). Generally, academics use information technologies and social media to...

Policy During a Pandemic: How to Make Research Accessible for Policymakers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Other
Kerr, G., & Heath, E. (2020)
Policy During a Pandemic: How to Make Research Accessible for Policymakers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. https://blog.ucsusa.org/science-blogger/how-to-make-research-accessible-for-policymakers-during-covid-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of effective science communication – in particular, the vital importance of making research accessible for policymakers. H...

Festival to festival: networked relationships between Fringe festivals

Journal Article
Jarman, D. (2021)
Festival to festival: networked relationships between Fringe festivals. Event Management, 25(1), 99-113. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599520X15894679115510
This article aims to demonstrate the importance and value of collaboration between members of a formalised network of Fringe festivals. The research was informed by Castells (...

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Smart City Transitions in South East Scotland: Accelerating Digital Twin Technology Deployment in Urban Transformation Processes

2021 - 2025
Smart city development exposes the coevolutionary nature of technology and society, as well as the systemic character of innovation. Bringing new technologies into society is not sufficient to improve...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £29,999

Creatives in Crisis: How freelance creatives mobilise online communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 - 2021
Creative industries in the UK have been recognised as a driver of economic growth and cultural expression. However, much academic work has been devoted to the low paid, insecure, and sometimes exploit...
Funder: The University of Edinburgh | Value: £5,000

Justice Analytical Services Call For Proposals - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare Hearings Research

2018 - 2021
This research proposes to specifically examine the points of articulation (and dislocation) between civil and criminal law in domestic abuse cases through a specific focus on child contact proceedings...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £12,200

3 Bags Wool: Product and market development using salvage material

2017 - 2018
Working with small wool shop to use textile industry salvage as the basis for developing new export products.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,993

A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom”.

2017 - 2019
A qualitative comparison study of online store branding in Indonesia and the United Kingdom
Funder: Directorate General of Higher Education (DGHE) Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia

KTP Standard Life

2017 - 2018
The development of enhanced data analytics capabilities to enable the modelling, analysis and presentation of complex data to improve Group Internal Audit’s assessment and insight into business risks ...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £131,909

Santander Staff Mobility Grant

2016 - 2017
"The Birth of a Nation: Exploring the Values-Based Leadership of Lee Kuan Yew in the Development of the Republic of Singapore" Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister from 1965 to 1990 and is regarde...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £400

SRHE_What role does (or should) higher education research play in higher education policy? An exploratory study

2016 - 2017
This research project will explore and explain the role that higher education research plays in the higher education policy process. It is argued that academic research needs to reinforce its institut...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £1,850

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

2015 - 2016
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,427

KTP Voluntary Action Fund

2015 - 2017
To design and establish a grant-making and development support platform that connects and aligns the CSR activities of Scottish Businesses and the real and emerging needs in Scotland and the Third Sec...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £124,378
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Sustainable festivals and events - an enquiry of leadership and futures

2015 - 2017
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Dr Martin Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Jane Ali-Knight

A data-driven statistical approach to customer behaviour analysis and modelling in online freemium games

2014 - 2019
Anusua Singh Roy | Director of Studies: Dr Moira Hughes | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

The role of interactive technology in the co-creation of experience in Scottish visitor attractions

2014 - 2019
" As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...
Dr Ellis Urquhart | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Dr Ivana Rihova

The limitations of legislation in the field of business law: a study of developments in company law, bankruptcy and diligence

2012 - 2015
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Nicholas Grier | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

Exploring justifications of "The Social Contract" between the banking sector, financial regulators, and NGOs

2011 - 2020
Dr Paul Langford | Director of Studies: Prof Jill Stavert | Second Supervisor: Dr Holly Patrick

An analysis of EHEA business school approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

2011 - 2017
Dr Patrick Harte | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Mary Fischer

An ethnographic interpretation of the work environment within a creative culture in the advertising sector

2009 - 2014
Purpose and rationale The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
Dr Christine Band | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

Reframing Scottish football: towards a better understanding of the business of professional football in Scotland

2008 - 2016
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
Dr Stephen Robertson | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Trevor Buck

Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations

2002 - 2006
Dr Jesus Canduela | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr David White

An investigation of factors associated with traffic accident and casualty risk in Scotland

1998 - 2002
Dr David White | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside
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University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

Academics moot making GLC execs’ pay public by law

31 October 2018
The assistant director of the International Centre for Management & Governance Research (ICMGR), Dr Marizah Minhat, and Associate Professor Nazam Dzolkarnaini are undertaking a research collaboration ...

Lord Sheikh Represents APPGIF at Edinburgh Forum

25 September 2018
Lord Sheikh, a co-chair of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance (APPGIF), visited Edinburgh on Saturday 8 September 2018 to participate in the ‘Ethical Finance & Community Develop...

Financing the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative

23 August 2017
A research project was launched to explore financing issues in relation to BRI. In collaboration with international researchers, this research is led by Dr Marizah Minhat, the Assistant Director of th...

Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking, Risk-Sharing and One Belt One Road

19 July 2017
Dr Marizah Minhat and Dr Nazam Dzolkarnaini were invited by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) to deliver a talk to TMA members and market participants on “Islamic Finance/Investment: Rent-Seeking...

New Edinburgh centre will develop Business School research projects

23 November 2016
The International Centre for Management and Governance Research (ICMGR) aims to bring together academic and professional knowledge on international management and governance. The Centre’s Director, P...

Centre for Social Informatics research contributes to information industry factsheets

29 June 2016
The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) have published a series of 24 fact sheets on the basis of the findings of the Wo...