Director of School Support Service & Academic Registrar
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2017). 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment. Glasgow
In 2013, -The Get on Board (GOB) -extra-curriculum -programme was launched at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School with the aim of placing students on the boards of l...
Dutton, M. (2017). Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity. In Third Sector Independence: Relations with the state in an age of austerity
Drawing on qualitative longitudinal research with third sector organisations (TSOs) in Scotland, this paper explores how the independence of TSOs has been affected by changing...
Leigl, C. & Weaver, M. (in press). Guidelines for sustainable-value creation within the context of German automotive industry’s strategic carbon crisis management. In N/AISBN tbc
The continuing debate on the global environmental progress through achievement of smarter clean/green-policies, reasoned with the need for carbon-emissions’ reduction/preventi...
Economic and Social Research Council
A major aim is to boost capacity in quantitative methods in Scotland by pooling the resources of the Scottish social science community and drawing on the expertise of those who are already trained to ...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified the workplace as an important setting to support the promotion of health and wellbeing in 1981 with the introduction of the Health for All strategy, and ...
22 April 2016
22 April 2016
Open for ApplicationsRecruitment is now underway for the 4th year of the Destination Leaders Programme; a transformational investment for you, your business and your destinati...
10 May 2016
10 May 2016
Tackling gender inequality and enhancing opportunities in the labour market continues to be a priority for the Scottish Government. However, gender stereotyping in school and ...
18 November 2012
Two months into my new role as Director of the Edinburgh Institute and I wanted to thank those of you who have been in touch to wish me well and offer advice on how we can dev...
Lecturer in Tourism Management
Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor in Accounting & Finance
Director of Information Services
Urquhart, E. (2016). Assessment workshops: ‘feeding forward, backward and side-to-side’
As practitioners, we are constantly aware of the importance of proactively feeding-forward into assessment whilst also using feedback assessments to help shape tailored suppor...
Munro, A., Ellis, V., Canduela, J. & Raeside, R. (in press). Working Together? An investigation into managers’ attitudes towards trade unions. In n/aISBN n/a
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Weaver, M., Tan, H., Crossan, K. & Paxton, S. (2016). Taking Action to Unlock Business Resources Into Communities using SSM. In Proceedings of OR58, Annual Operations Research Conference
This session presents three system conceptual models that have been brought to action as a result of an SSM study with the Voluntary Action Fund (a Scottish grant-maker). VAF ...
Craig, N., Tennant, S., Murray, M., Forster, A. & Pilcher, N. (2016). The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?. In 6th International Symposium for Engineering Education 2016, 271-278. ISBN ISBN 978-0-9930611-1-0
Delivering excellence in higher engineering education is dependent on many variables. This includes programme design, delivery and content, university support and the knowledg...
Huber, F., Peisl, T., Gedeon, S., Brodie, J. & Sailer, K. (2016). Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education. In Proceedings of 3E - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference, 42-43
Questions we care about
In recent years, more and more people have started to look to the field of design for inspiring new ways of dealing with innovation challenges. Based o...
Dutton, M. (2015). Submission to the Scottish Parliament Inquiry on Work
This submission is based on research work conducted by the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University on employee owned business in Scotland. It also draws fro...
Pearson, M. (2014). The Shape of Uncertainty in Revenue Management
The revenue management problem we address is traditionally posed by the budget airlines. These airlines do not tend to have protected classes but instead use dynamic pricing t...
Omar, M. (2014). Marketing Ghana to attract FDI
Bakiewicz, J. & Leask, A. (2014). Exploring film induced tourism implications on onsite heritage interpretation at heritage visitor attractions. In Kozak, M. & Kozak, N. (Eds.). 7th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism Hospitality and Leisure Proceedings Book, 388-393. ISBN 978-605-4940-25-7
The previous research in the area of film induced tourism, although widely acknowledged, was not concerned with built heritage sites which have inherent restricti...
Penny, K. I. & Brodie, J. (2013). Student and staff perceptions of the use of multiple choice testing in higher education assessments. In E-Learning at work and the workplace: EDEN 2014 Annual Conference, 23. ISBN 978-963-89559-6-8
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and compu...
Tjandra, N. C., Ensor, J., Omar, M. & Thomson, J. R. (2013). Co-creating brand value with Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs): Introducing the spiral model of brand value co-creation. In Proceedings of 47th Academy of Marketing Conference
The concept of co-creation is inspired by the recognition of the changing role of customers from passive participation into active players. This recognition has led to the ide...
Anastasiadou, C. & Halkier, H. (2013). From destination management organisations to destination organisations in Scotland and Denmark: multi-level governance versus localism. In Gyimóthy, S., Möckel, M. & Budeanu, A. (Eds.). The Values of Tourism, 111. ISBN N/A
Although a lot of previous research on destination management had focused on the relevance of destination marketing organisations in improving destination competitiveness (Pik...
Scottish Funding Council
Working with small wool shop to use textile industry salvage as the basis for developing new export products.
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Sustainable landscape management in rural areas requires the creation of opportunities that treat landscapes in the context of their historical, cultural and social factors. The growing popularity of ...
Skills Development Scotland
Investigation into the Numbers of Women working in ICT in Scotland and the nature and conditions of that work
City of Glasgow Council
An evaluation of the impact of the Glasgow Living Wage on Glasgow based employers who pay the GLW to their staff.
This project involved research commissioned by Communities Scotland on approaches to evaluation in community regeneration. Policy makers in Scotland are committed to developing services promoting the ...
Higher Education Office
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government
Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ prioritises equipping people with the right skills for employment. It recognises the crucial role that developing labour market intelligence and skills governance ha...
This research is instigated by the Personnel Managers Association (PPMA), working in collaboration with Capital Ambition and Local Authority Improvement and Development , and involves an examination o...
Funding: European Commission
Duration: October 2009 - October 2012 Participating Countries: UK, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium
Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment
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...
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 ...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
Despite football being deeply entrenched in Scottish culture it is under-researched from...
This study endeavoured to understand knowledge transfer practices within the Muslim business community...
"My PhD thesis seeks to analyse the making of mobilities in Washington D.C. as well as elite reprod...
The United Kingdom Higher Education sector is undergoing a prolonged period of turbulence in its external environment...
Developing middle managers in the Hong Kong public sector: a critique o...
06 April 2016
06 April 2016
Academics and the imposter phenomenon: What is it and how do you address it?
Dr. Holly M. Hutchins, University of Houston
Imposter syndrome was first coi...
18 March 2016
18 March 2016
Emma Davidson (Edinburgh University)
Using data from the Young People and their Future Selves project, this seminar will explore th...
30 September 2017
30 September 2017
Explorathon is the largest ever celebration of European Research: Where research meets the public!
On Saturday 30th of September from 10am to 3pm.
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...
19 May 2016
19 May 2016
Kate Sang and James Richards, Heriot-Watt University
With changes to the organisation of work, governments are giving increasing attention to the extent to which paid ...