Research Seminars – Faculty of Business and Law

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Join in with inspiring research seminars facilitated by our Faculty of Business and Law

Seminars run by the Faculty of Business and Law are open to all our postgraduate students and academic staff, and some are also open to members of the public and other institutions.

See our full timetable for spring 2022 below, or jump to the subject group or department you're most interested in to find out more. 

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Accounting and Financial Management Subject Group

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
16 February 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Why do CSR-oriented companies opt for bond debt? Evidence from crisis periods Wajih Abbassi, University of Paris Est PGR students and staff

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23 February 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Environmental Accounting and State Power in the Grand Duchy of Tuscany (1537-1621) Michele Bigoni, Kent University PGR students and staff

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2 March 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Promotion of audit market competition as a remedy for audit quality: the case of mandatory joint audits in the UK Javed Siddiqui, Manchester University PGR students and staff

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9 March 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm The relative importance of the internal audit function quality attributes for financial reporting quality: Evidence from a developing economy Manirul Islam, The Autonomous University of Barcelona PGR students and staff

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16 March 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Boardroom network and corporate performance: When who you know contributes to what you know Inna Abramova, London Business School PGR students and staff

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23 March 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Impact-oriented research Alexis Stenfors PGR students and staff

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20 April 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Board gender composition and waste management: International evidence Ammar Ali GULL, ESSCA School of Management, France PGR students and staff

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11 May 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Firm financial behaviour dynamics and interactions: A structural vector autoregression approach Shengfeng Li PGR students and staff

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25 May 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Social movements, counter conduct and interstitial transformation: an exploration of the Degrowth movement in Finland Colin Dey, Stirling University PGR students and staff

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1 June 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm Accountability and recruitment Afshan Moeed, Open University PGR students and staff

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8 June 2022 2.30pm - 3.30pm The Cross-Section of the Cryptocurrency Blockchain Andrew Urquhart, Reading University PGR students and staff

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Economics and Finance Subject Group

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
2 February 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Finance Centre Seminar: TBA PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
9 February 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm The Effects of a Means-tested Student Grant on Academic Success: Evidence from Portugal Sophie Guthmuller, Vienna University of Econ and Business PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
16 February 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Ansgar Wohlschlegel, Swansea University PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
23 February 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm How to Regulate Carbon Emissions with Climate-conscious Consumers Fabian Herweg, University of Bayreuth PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
2 March 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm Financial Stocks and Flows in the Time of Covid-19 Stephen Millard, Bank of England PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
23 March 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm Manhattan Transfer: Productivity effects of agglomeration in American authorship Lukas Kuld / Sara Mitchell, TU Dortmund PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
30 March 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm Top graduate programmes in economics: Historical evolution and recent evidence John O'Hagan, Trinity College Dublin PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
20 April 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm Stock Price Level Effects’ which is joint work with Charlotte Borsboom Sascha Füllbrunn, Radboud University PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
27 April 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Emel Öztürk, Tilburg University PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
4 May 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Hande Erkut / Levent Neyse, WZB Berlin Social Science Center PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
1 June 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Finance Centre Seminar: TBA PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
8 June 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Boon Han Koh, University of East Anglia PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
22 June 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA Bernhard Ganglmair, ZEW PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
29 June 2022 1.15pm - 2.30pm TBA [PGR Seminar] Ajab Khan and TBA PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link

Marketing Subject Group

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
9 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Student presentations Yuni Wei and Shynar Dyussembayeva PGR students and staff

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25 February 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Experimental research training Giampaolo Viglia PGR students and staff

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9 March 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Confirmatory Factor Analysis & Structural Equation Modelling Prof Yuksel Ekinci PGR students and staff

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23 March 2022 12.30pm - 1.15pm Qualitative Research TBA Dr. Cynthia Akwei, Liverpool John Moores University PGR students and staff

Link coming soon

11 May 2022 12.30pm - 1.15pm Fake news Professor Gita Johar from Columbia PGR students and staff

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28 September 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Why ethics matters and UoP process to favourable opinion Dr Simon Kolstoe PGR students and staff

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12 October 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Pure profile workshop Daniel Turner PGR students and staff

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26 October 2022 1.00pm - 2.00pm Conceptualizing and Measuring Brand Transparency Dr Matteo Montecchi, Kings College PGR students and staff

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Operations and Systems Management Subject Group

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
14 February 2022 1.00pm KTP discussion and update Sandra Johnson PGR students and staff

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23 February 2022 1.00pm Decision, Decision, Decision! Third workshop in Decision Making Methods and Techniques Maria Barbati, Department of Economics, University Ca Foscari Venice. Salvatore Greco, Department of Economics and Business, University of Catania and Faculty of Business and Law, University of Portsmouth. Adel Guitoni, Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, Canada. Marco Cinelli, Decision Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience (DESIRE) Laboratory, Leiden University College. Matthias Ehrgott, Department of Management Science, Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster. Banu Lockman, Operations and Systems Management Group, University of Portsmouth. Nadia Papamichail, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Roman Słowiński, Institute of Computing Science, Poznań University of Technology, Poland. PGR students and staff

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2 March 2022 2.00pm Product Returns Dr Danni Zhang (University of Southampton) PGR students and staff

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16 March 2022 1.00pm Research Impact Seminar Alexis Stenfors PGR students and staff

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6 April 2022 1.00pm KTP Update Sandra Johnston PGR students and staff

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18 April 2022 11.00am Business Analytics Group Update Nigel Williams/Salem Chakhar PGR students and staff

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27 April 2022 1.00pm KTP Update Sandra Johnston PGR students and staff

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11 May 2022 1.00pm Avoiding desk rejections Claire Coulter PGR students and staff

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Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management Subject Group

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
2 February 2022 2.00pm Aesthetic Entrepreneuring in Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship. Samatha Warren and Simony Marins PGR students and staff

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9 February 2022 2.00pm What happens to diversity at work in the context of a toxic triangle? Accounting for the gap between discourses and practices of diversity management Dr. Ozlem Araci PGR students and staff

In person and online. Dennis Sciama Building 1.09 or watch online using this link

16 February 2022 2.00pm Open Access and the Library Liz Brindley PGR students and staff

In person and online. Dennis Sciama Building 1.09 or watch online using this link

2 March 2022 2.00pm Alternative forms of organising and the impact of Covid-19: The case of Alternative Food Initiatives in the UK Natasha Gjorevska PGR students and staff

In person and online. Dennis Sciama Building 1.09 or watch online using this link

16 March 2022 2.00pm Understanding of management KTP and how to engage your network. / Application process and the role of Knowledge Transfer Adviser Sandra Johnson & Dr. Stephen Woodhouse PGR students and staff

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24 March 2022 2.00pm An academic perspective of management KTP Sandra Johnson & Dr. Oliver Jones: PGR students and staff

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Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation Subject Group

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
2 February 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm How manufacturing technologies enable innovation research Aldo Stornelli PGR students and staff Link coming soon
23 February 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm How do MNCs legitimate when undertaking Grand challenges research Olubukola Aluko PGR students and staff Staff and Students: follow this link
9 March 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm South Korean FDI Jae Yeon Kim PGR students and staff

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16 March 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm What are the prospects for Levelling Up? Looking at the culture/personality and local/regional growth Piers Thompson, Nottingham Trent University PGR students and staff

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28 March 2022 12.00pm - 2.00pm Innovation/entrepreneurship within an African context. Round table discussing the activities of the University of Johannesburg Business School Philisande Sokhela, University of Johannesburg PGR students and staff

Richmond Building Board Room RB1.15 and online. Staff and Students: follow this link

20 April 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Security Industry Authority (SIA) Close Protection Licensing Garry Bergin (DBA) PGR students and staff

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4 May 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Chinese Consumer Risk Peception of Synthetic Biology applied in the Agri Food Sector Shan Jin PGR students and staff

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25 May 2022 1.00pm - 3.00pm Do we still need cities? An innovation-based take on the question Rob Huggins PGR students and staff

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School of Law

Date Time Description Speaker Open to Link to register/join
9 February 2022 1.00pm A Transdisciplinary Enquiry into Governance of DLT Applications in Financial Services Dr Susan Yin PGR students and staff

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16 February 2022 12.00pm Digital Goods under Commercial Contacts Dr Jens Krebs PGR students and staff

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23 February 2022 1.00pm Brexit and data protection law – A missed opportunity for the UK Government? Dr Henry Pearce PGR students and staff

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30 March 2022 1.00pm Current developments of International Cultural Rights and the role of Arts and Literature in its explanation Dr. Beatriz Barreiro Carril PGR students and staff

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6 April 2022 12.00pm Academic freedom under Article 13 of the European Charter of Fundamental Rights - a critical analysis Dr Hannes Hofmeister PGR students and staff

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13 April 2022 1.00pm Competition Policy and Privatization Procedures Prof. Vinicus Klien PGR students and staff

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