The Knowledge Hub is a key focus for innovation in the Faculty of Business and Law.
2 December 2015
Do you want to do research that really makes a difference? Or are you under pressure to think about how your research can create impact? If so, come along for an interactive session on the methodology of engaged scholarship.
6 January 2016
Outsmart will talk through their credentials including their priorities and strategy. They will talk about a brand new initiative ‘Enlightenment of The Possible’ and their research around the Out of Home industry (OOH) and connected devices. They will also address the broader topics of effectiveness and ROI.
Various dates throughout 2016
A number of cross-faculty research events are being held to showcase the work of our Knowledge Clusters. The next one takes place on 21 January 2016 showcasing Work Psychology. This follows on from Gender and Creative Industries showcases in 2015.
Outsmart is the new trade marketing body for the Out of Home industry (OOH). Exterion Media and the MPA have organised a visit to Manchester by Outsmart on 6 January 2016.
Pregnancy and infant care can be really tricky for parents who are the owners of small businesses. Knowledge Hub director, Professor Julia Rouse, has been thinking about this for several years following some longitudinal research of entrepreneur maternity experiences she undertook for the Leverhulme Trust.
The ICCI 2016: 18th International Conference on Creative Industry aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Creative Industry.
The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) invites applications twice yearly in January and July for funding to support events or activities that benefit the management studies communuty in general. The deadline for the latest round of applications is Friday 15 January 2016.
Congratulations to Jeff McCarthy and Dr Kate Cook whose work was nominated for the Faculty of Business and Law Award in the 2015 MMU Knowledge Exchange Project Awards.
Dan Parnell joins MMU Business School and the Business in Sport Knowledge Cluster as co-leader, arriving with details about an event he will be organising next year and four newly published journal articles.
John Kampfner, Director of Creative Industries Federation, will speak at one of our Creative Industries Knowledge Cluster events in February 2016. Formed in 2014, the Creative Industries Federation is both a significant and independent voice for the creative industries in the UK.
This symposium will focus on the following topic: ‘Designing Tomorrow‘s Campus: Resiliency, Vulnerability, and Adaptation’, with a view to contributing to the further development of this fast-growing field.
A team comprising the Consumer Behaviour Knowledge Cluster, MMU Business School interns and volunteers led by Dr Amna Khan, will present the findings of Gift of Togetherness – a Heritage Lottery funded oral history project on Muslim gift-gifting cultures – at Manchester Mega Mela this weekend.
The 2nd Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy (CADE) summer school took place in Venice on 28–30 May. Sponsored by CAGE and NEMODE, this was a genuinely informative and extremely well organised event. Jeff McCarthy (Creative Industries and Business in Sport clusters) was fortunate to be awarded a place. Here are his notes taken from the first two days.