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Problematising the ‘Career Academic’ in UK construction and engineering education: does the system want what the system gets?

Journal Article
Pilcher, N., Forster, A., Tennant, S., Murray, M., & Craig, N. (2017)
Problematising the ‘Career Academic’ in UK construction and engineering education: does the system want what the system gets?. European Journal of Engineering Education, 42(6), 1477-1495. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2017.1306487
‘Career Academics’ are principally research-led, entering academia with limited or no industrial or practical experience. UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) welcome them ...

An epidemiological study of Henoch-Schonlein purpura

Journal Article
Penny, K., Fleming, M., Kazmierczak, D., & Thomas, A. (2010)
An epidemiological study of Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Paediatric Nursing, 22(10), 30-35. https://doi.org/10.7748/paed2010.12.22.10.30.c8135
Aim To describe the incidence of hospital admission among children in the Scottish population for Henoch‑Schönlein purpura (HSP). Method The annual, quarterly and monthly inc...

Implementing web-assisted learning and engaging academic staff in the change process

Journal Article
Marek, S. A., Sibbald, A. M., & Bagher, M. (2007)
Implementing web-assisted learning and engaging academic staff in the change process. Journal of Organisational Transformation and Social Change, 3(3), 269-284. https://doi.org/10.1386/jots.3.3.269_1
In achieving the transition from a traditional taught mode of delivery to web-assisted learning, the management of universities now realise that change needs to be led and man...

Commercial Home Enterprises: Identity, Space and Setting

Book Chapter
Domenico, M. D., & Lynch, P. (2007)
Commercial Home Enterprises: Identity, Space and Setting. Hospitality: A Social Lens (117-128). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-045093-3.50012-6
No abstract available.

The Power of Hospitality: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Book Chapter
Robinson, M., & Lynch, P. (2007)
The Power of Hospitality: A Sociolinguistic Analysis. Hospitality: A Social Lens, 141-154. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-045093-3.50014-X
No abstract available.

Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective

Journal Article
Tinsley, R., & Lynch, P. A. (2007)
Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 8(1), 15-27. https://doi.org/10.5367/000000007780007380
This paper compares two localities of marked social, cultural and economic difference in relation to small tourism business networking and formalization of tourism destination...

Explorations of the host's relationship with the commercial home

Journal Article
Lynch, P. A., Sweeney, M., & Lynch, P. A. (2007)
Explorations of the host's relationship with the commercial home. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 7(2), 100-108. https://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.thr.6050042
This paper investigates the host's relationship with their commercial home and its influences on product construction. Intangible dimensions of hospitality are explored throug...

Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Journal Article
McGuire, D., & Hutchings, K. (2007)
Portrait of a transformational leader: the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership & organization development journal, 28(2), 154-166. https://doi.org/10.1108/01437730710726840
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the leadership of Dr Martin Luther King Jr in relation to four characteristics of transformational leadershipDesign/methodolo...

Feedback: the student perspective

Journal Article
Brown, J. (2007)
Feedback: the student perspective. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 12(1), 33-51. https://doi.org/10.1080/13596740601155363
The usefulness of the feedback received on assessments undertaken by accounting students during their degree programme is an area about which little has been written. Given th...

Conceptualizing the Participation of Managers in Career-Focused Learning and Development: A Framework

Journal Article
Carbery, R., & Garavan, T. N. (2007)
Conceptualizing the Participation of Managers in Career-Focused Learning and Development: A Framework. Human Resource Development Review, 6(4), 394-418. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534484307307552
Protean, boundaryless, authentic, and portfolio careers increasingly challenge managers to be proactive and self-regulated. Managers are expected to manage their careers, deve...

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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

Research in Scotland on the Water Business: Strathpeffer Spa c.1850-2014

2014 - 2017
To analyse the rise, decline, and rise again of Strathpeffer Spa, c.1850-2014. This project will provide insight into the history and development of a distinctive, business-related highland community...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,000

Relationships between transport and Rural Economies

2004 - 2005
This review was commissioned by the Countryside Agency to explore the impact of the transport sector, including transport provision, on rural economies in England. The project was carried out with Der...
Value: £1,000

Social Networks of Older Workers

2004 - 2005
The population of Scotland is expected to age considerably over the next 25 years and as the largest non-working group of the potential labour force is the over 50's, there is a concern that the futur...
Value: £1,000

Scottish Government Analytical Services Call Off

2009 - 2012
Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2010-2011 Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £20,613

One Regional Employability Framework Evaluation

2009 - 2011
The North East’s Regional Employability Framework (REF) provided an over-arching strategic focus for partnership-working on employability across the region. This research had been commissioned by One ...
Value: £46,126

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvant. People

2009 - 2011
Funding: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Duration: April 2009 – December 2010 Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Ariel Bergmann, Dr Jesus Canduela, Vanesa Fuerte...
Funder: Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment | Value: £54,700

Parents and Recurrent Poverty

2008 - 2008
A major reason for recurrent poverty is leaving the workforce due to childbirth and childcare and returning to low paid, insecure work. However, there are relatively few studies that give qualitative ...
Value: £1,000

Edinburgh, Road Pricing and the Boundary Problem: Issues of Equity and Efficiency

2004 - 2004
Discussions of road user charging in Scotland had been confined to the proposed introduction of road user charging in Edinburgh. This report summarised the findings of a research study into the effici...
Value: £1,000

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

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

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

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

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

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

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

Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations

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

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

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

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...