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Aligning the times: Exploring the convergence of researchers, policy makers and research evidence in higher education policy making

Journal Article
Smith, K., Fernie, S., & Pilcher, N. (in press)
Aligning the times: Exploring the convergence of researchers, policy makers and research evidence in higher education policy making. Research in Education, https://doi.org/10.1177/0034523720920677
The complexity of contemporary higher education policy making and the multitude of evidences and actors in policy networks mean that relationships between higher education res...

GCHQ Cyber Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator)

Exhibition / Performance
Kerr, G. GCHQ Cyber Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival (Curator)
[https://issuu.com/cheltenhamfestivals/docs/science_festival_2019_brochure]. 4 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished
Step into a fascinating digital world…come into the GCHQ Cyber Zone and see what it’s like to be a code cracker, ethical hacker and cyber security expert. Escape to cyber spac...

Women, Work and Technology: Examining the Under-Representation of Women in ICT

Book Chapter
Marks, A., Krzywdzinski, M., Briken, K., Maclean, G., Marks, A., & Chillas, S. (2016)
Women, Work and Technology: Examining the Under-Representation of Women in ICT
No abstract available.

The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, E. (2017)
The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. In PhD Workshop Research Proposals, (113-118
As a sector reliant on the creation of memorable experiences, visitor attractions (VAs) have increasingly turned to interactive technology as a platform for engaging and commu...

Mundane welcome: Hospitality as life politics

Journal Article
Lynch, P. (2017)
Mundane welcome: Hospitality as life politics. Annals of Tourism Research, 64, 174-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.04.001
This research explores the experience of mundane welcome and elaborates the emergent concept, ‘hospitality life politics’ (HLP), referring to hospitality practises invoked by ...

Event Venue Satisfaction and Its Impact On Sponsorship Outcomes

Journal Article
Michelini, L., Iasevoli, G., & Theodoraki, E. (2017)
Event Venue Satisfaction and Its Impact On Sponsorship Outcomes. Event Management, 21(3), 319-331. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599517x14942648527536
The importance of sponsorship as a marketing communications tool is well recognized in the event literature. Despite the growth in event sponsorship investments and the increa...

Conservatives strike deal with DUP: experts react

Other
Garry, J., Hayward, K., McAnulla, S., & Steven, G. (2017)
Conservatives strike deal with DUP: experts react
No abstract available.

An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa

Journal Article
Ross, A. G. (2015)
An empirical analysis of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa. Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 8(1), 4-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCEFTS-12-2014-0025
foreign direct investment (OFDI) into a number of African countries for the period 2003-2012. Design/methodology/approach – A series of panel data models are used to estimate ...

Antoon De Rycker & Zuraidah Mohd Don (eds.), Discourse and crisis: Critical perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013. Pp. vii, 489. Hb. $149.

Journal Article
Kranert, M. (2015)
Antoon De Rycker & Zuraidah Mohd Don (eds.), Discourse and crisis: Critical perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013. Pp. vii, 489. Hb. $149. Language in Society, 44(02), 285-286. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0047404515000123
Antoon De Rycker & Zuraidah Mohd Don (eds.), Discourse and crisis: Critical perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013. Pp. vii, 489. Hb. $149.

A holistic framework to embed good company practice for customer retention

Journal Article
McCrory, B., Pilcher, N., & McMillan, J. (2017)
A holistic framework to embed good company practice for customer retention. The TQM magazine, 29(2), 257-275. https://doi.org/10.1108/TQM-11-2015-0139
Purpose: To detail a holistic practice based guiding framework for improving customer retention, which helps companies instil a customer service culture through encouraging th...
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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

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

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

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

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

2011 - 2020
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

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

1998 - 2002
Dr David White | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside

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
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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...