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Craft Beer in Research and Practice

Book
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press)
Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press). Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald.

Ontological Authority of Sustainability in Buddhist and Hindu traditions: The art of Planetary Maintenance

Book Chapter
Khaleel, F., & Shoba, K. (in press)
Ontological Authority of Sustainability in Buddhist and Hindu traditions: The art of Planetary Maintenance. In Foundations of Sustainable Economy: Moral, Ethical and Religious Perspectives. Taylor & Francis (Routledge
The tradition of Hinduism is based on an inter-woven theological construct that are complex and rich in meaning. The key themes that emerges within the narrative are the well-...

Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships

Book Chapter
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (2020)
Systems and Systemic Approaches for Attaining the SDGs Across Partnerships. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia, & T. Wall (Eds.), Partnerships for the Goals: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9
Weaver, M., Tan, H., & Crossan, K. (in press). Systems and Systemic Approaches for Partnership Working for the Goals. In W. Leal Filho, A. M. Azul, L. Brandli, A. Lange Salvia...

Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces

Journal Article
Brodie, J., & Osowska, R. (in press)
Supporting Entrepreneurship Students’ Sense of Belonging in Online Virtual Spaces. Industry and Higher Education,
Universities globally are aspiring to grow through investing in the delivery of online learning Programmes. However, the attrition rate for online learning is high. Thomas, He...

Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets

Book Chapter
Omeihe, K., Amoako, I. O., & Gustafsson, V. (in press)
Trust in Nigerian SMEs Exporting to West African Markets. In D. Nziku, & J. Struthers (Eds.), Enterprise and Economic Development in Africa. Emerald
In this chapter, we examine trust and social networks among entrepreneurs operating in a developing market context. At the centre of this study, trust emerges from the interpl...

Trust, Norms and Networks of indigenous institutions: The Creation of Moral Economies in Nigeria

Conference Proceeding
Omeihe, K. O., Amoako, I. O., Gustafsson, V., Khan, M. S., & Omeihe, I. (2020)
Trust, Norms and Networks of indigenous institutions: The Creation of Moral Economies in Nigeria
Through an empirical study of traders in Bokkos and Ero markets of Nigeria, this study examines the means by which trust is developed in the absence of efficient formal instit...

Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs

Presentation / Conference
Bariture, B., & Omeihe, K. (2020, September)
Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs-investigating the Evidence and Examining the Turfs. Paper presented at Advancements in Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship Research, Birmingham, UK
A report commissioned by the Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland, articulated that ethnic minority-led SMEs generated £13 billion in revenue and 107,000 jobs for the Sc...

Negotiating Privileged Networks and Exclusive Mobilities: The Case for a Deaf Festival in Scotland's Festival City

Journal Article
Jamieson, K., & Todd, L. (in press)
Negotiating Privileged Networks and Exclusive Mobilities: The Case for a Deaf Festival in Scotland's Festival City. Annals of Leisure Research, https://doi.org/10.1080/11745398.2020.1809478
We explore the case for a Deaf festival in Edinburgh, the self-proclaimed 'world leading Festival City'. The formal recognition of British Sign Language in the BSL (Scotland) ...

Transport Policy Review: Where does Ireland Stand on Climate Change for Transport and Logistics Sectors?

Presentation / Conference
Plant, E., & Zhang, X. (2020, September)
Transport Policy Review: Where does Ireland Stand on Climate Change for Transport and Logistics Sectors?. Paper presented at e-LRN 2020 Special Web Conference: Sustainable and Resilient Supply Chains During Times of Crises, Cardiff [Online]
Purpose - In response to the increasing climate disruption and global effort to the low-carbon transition, the Irish Government has set out the national carbon emissions reduc...

Semiotics of the festival city: exploring the visual culture of Edinburgh. . Paper presented at Special Track: Visual Tourism

Presentation / Conference
Todd, L., & Logan-McFarlane, A. (2020, September)
Semiotics of the festival city: exploring the visual culture of Edinburgh. . Paper presented at Special Track: Visual Tourism. Paper presented at ATLAS annual conference 2020: Tourism as a driver of regional development and collaboration, Online
This paper presents emerging themes from our study of the semiotics that sustain the visual culture, consumption and place myth of Edinburgh, as the ‘world’s leading festival ...

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Socioeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on the Syrian Refugees in Scotland

2021 - 2021
The project will provide a unique perspective capturing Syrian refugees’ socio-economic and cultural precarity on their settlement journeys before, during and after the Covid-19 outbreak. These findin...
Funder: Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education | Value: £9,820

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Research Project

2019 - 2022
This research project explores the interdependencies between stakeholders within the Scottish jazz and blues scenes through the gathering and processing of data from musicians, promoters, audiences an...
Funder: Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival | Value: £29,000

Scottish Parliament Research Project: Family Law (Scotland) Bill 2019

2019 - 2019
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee. The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Funder: The Scottish Parliament | Value: £4,872

Twenty Years of the Scottish Parliament: Critical Reflection on the Development of Child and Family Law

2018 - 2020
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament. This project involves the creation of a workshop series about law-making for children and their families by the Sco...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £9,400

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

The influence of hegemonic masculinity on dietary preferences for meat. A cross-sectional study of adult men in Scotland.

2018 - 2019
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of hegemonic masculinity on meat consumption and willingness to adopt a more plant based diet. Hegemonic masculinity refers to socially prescribed no...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,674

The authority of international criminal law

2018 - 2018
Book project on the authority of international criminal law. The funding would be used to take up the offered position of Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, to benefit from the researc...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £8,280

The authority of international criminal law

2018 - 2019
This research project aims to provide a theory of authority in international criminal law. The question explored by the project overall is what authority international criminal law possesses, and from...
Funder: Society of Legal Scholars | Value: £1,800

Senior Visitors to Visitor Attractions

2017 - 2018
This project aims to develop a new and innovative structured visit programme focused on the needs and wants of this increasingly significant older population group. Specifically aimed at the over 75 y...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £9,972

Gastronomy and Creative Entrepreneurship in Rural Tourism

2017 - 2017
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 ...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £50,266
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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 investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell

Governance of protected areas: the case of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

2010 - 2016
Dr Stephen Taylor | Director of Studies: Dr Eleni Theodoraki | Second Supervisor: Dr Monika Foster

The role of niche tourism products in destination development

2009 - 2011
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

Customer retention through continuous improvement (CI), culture and customer service

2009 - 2013
Customer retention has long been considered an important element in achieving competitive advantage for business org...
Dr Barbara McCrory | Director of Studies: Dr Nick Pilcher | Second Supervisor: Dr Janice McMillan

Festival Image, Impacts and Identity - an investigation into the international significance of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

2007 - 2011
Dr Louise Todd | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor | Second Supervisor: Prof Anna Leask

World heritage, tourism and national identity: a case study of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece

2005 - 2009
Tijana Rakic | Director of Studies: Prof John Ensor
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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...

Perspectives on ethical finance and investment

18 May 2017
IMS member, Dr Marizah Minhat, Assistant Director of ICMGR, recently led an event on ethical finance and investment; here she reflects on its findings.

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...
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BRT Bright Red Sparks Awards

Facebook Live Award Ceremony
13 April 2020

An Edinburgh Festival City Map for Wester Hailes. This public engagement with research initiative was delivered as part of Explorathon 2019: European Researchers' Night. It involved a participative drawing and collage activity where members of the local community were asked to contribute to an Edinburgh Festival City Map for Wester Hailes

Whale Arts, Wester Hailes
27 September 2019

Dinner Party Debates: The Case for a Deaf Festival in the Festival City. Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. The BSL (Scotland) Act 2015 and subsequent National Plan (2017-2023) lays the foundation to improve the lives of BSL users in Scotland. Culture, public life and festivals figure within this mandate. This roundtable discussion takes the format of a lively dinner party and deliberates why Edinburgh should host Scotland's first Deaf festival.

Appleton Tower, Informatics Centre, Fringe Central, Edinburgh
10 August 2019

University Conference Workshop: Building a case with bricks

Craiglockhart Campus
18 June 2019

Call for Papers: Management, Governance and Ethical Finance Conference 2019

Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019

Festival Frontiers: The Festival City. What is a festival city? Edinburgh is known as 'the world's leading festival city' and many cities around the globe are designated or branded as festival cities through their significant provision of festivals and events. This panel discussion unpacked the meaning of the festival city, beyond the brand; and in doing so it asked what are the physical and symbolic frontiers of a festival city in the 21st century? The panel discussion was attended by more than 30 members of the public, Science festival professional delegates and representatives from Edinburgh's Festivals and strategic destination management stakeholders. Hosted by: Dr Louise Todd, Tourism and Languages, The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University With panellists: Dr Gary Kerr, Tourism and Languages, The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University, Kenneth Wardrop, Managing Director, Wardrop Consulting, Dr Kirstie Jamieson, Urbanism, Exhibition and Heritage Design, School of Arts and Creative Industries Edinburgh Napier University, James McVeigh, Head of Marketing and Innovation, Festivals Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Science Festival, Lomond Room, Pleasance, Edinburgh
8 April 2019

Visual Methods and Ethnography in Interdisciplinary Research

The Business School
6 March 2019 - 4 June 2019

Financing Issues in the Belt and Road Initiative

Research Centre for Sustainable Hong Kong (CSHK), City University of Hong Kong.
6 November 2018

The Belt and Road Initiative: Challenges and Opportunities

The Confucius Institute for Scotland, The University of Edinburgh
4 October 2018

Ethical Finance and Community Development Forum

The Business School, Edinburgh Napier University.
7 September 2018