Category Research

Here you can find more information about recent research publications by members of the Institute.

KTP with the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce to create a Regional Business Intelligence Unit

East Midlands Chamber and DMU have been awarded £121,000 Government funding to create a new Regional Business Intelligence Unit, which aims to improve competitiveness and productivity across the region, highlight business strengths and ultimately, win more investment. Colleagues from IAESV,… Continue Reading →

Addressing Societal Gender, Geographical Location, Religious and Caste Discrimination Through Developing a Life and Employment Skills Course and Accompanying Social Marketing Campaign

Dr Anoop Bhogal-Nair is co-investigator on a British Academy funded project that hopes to tackle discrimination against young women in India. A key aim of project is to address young women’s self-identified issues affecting their well-being and in doing so address issues arising from… Continue Reading →

Does board gender diversity affect renewable energy consumption?

Samsul Alam has recently published a paper in the Journal of Corporate Finance, with Muhammad Atif, Mohammed Hossain and Marc Goergen, showing that gender diversity on the board is positively related with renewable energy consumption. The paper examines the effect… Continue Reading →

Terrorism and Global Business Performance

Godwin Okafor and colleagues have a paper recently accepted in the International Journal of Finance and Economics. The paper contributes to the literature on business performance by investigating the relationship between terrorism and global business performance at country level.  A measure… Continue Reading →

Trust after Barnard Castle

On the 19th and 20th May we ran a survey on coronavirus attitudes and beliefs, which included questions on trust. Given the recent furor around Dominic Cummings seemingly breaking the lockdown rules we reran the survey on the 27th May… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus survey

On 19th and 20th May, IAESV together with CURA (the Center for Urban Research on Austerity) ran a survey on attitudes and beliefs around the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 1001 people were surveyed from across the UK on a… Continue Reading →

ADRELO: Advancing Resilience in Low Income Housing Using Climate-Change Science and Big Data Analytics

IAESV member Wangari Wang’ombe is a co-investigator on an EPSRC funded project. The project, which began in March 2020, will last 3 years and is led in DMU by George Onyango Okeyo. The project brings together an international consortium including… Continue Reading →

Digital Innovations for Transitioning to a Circular plastic Economy- (DITCh Plastic)

IAESV member Seun Kolade is co-investigator on a 12 month project funded by the EPSRC under their ‘Digital Innovations for Development in Africa’ call. The project began in May 2020 and is led by Muyiwa Oyinlola in the Institute for… Continue Reading →

The Gravity of Talent

Zheng Wang has secured a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust small research grant to look at the Gravity of Talent. In this two-year project, beginning summer 2020, Zheng plans to investigate the patterns and determinants of global talent flows. And to use… Continue Reading →

There is an emerging consensus for a new approach to humanitarian action: what will it look like?

I recently returned from participating in the Humanitarian Networks & Partnerships Week 2020 (HNPW 2020), thanks to the support from DMU’s Institute of Applied Economics and Social Value. The event, which was hosted by the United Nations Office for Coordination… Continue Reading →

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