Hunter Centre For Entrepreneurship

Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship is a vibrant research centre, with staff having built substantial portfolios of research publications and several are actively involved as editors of leading peer reviewed journals, including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Small Business Journal and Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance.

There is a growing community of research students in the department (currently 15 students are registered for PhD or MRes degrees). There are regular research seminars, and the Department hosts the annual Scottish Entrepreneurship Research Seminar and Doctoral Workshop each May.

Research themes in the Department focus on different aspects of the entrepreneurial process, including:

  • Entrepreneurship Activity
  • Entrepreneurial Resources
  • Entrepreneurial contexts
  • Entrepreneurial Wealth and Philanthropy
  • Entrepreneurship policy
  • Entrepreneurial Learning


  1. Academy of Management (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

  2. EURAM 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of special symposia

  3. EURAM 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of special symposia

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  1. The Role of Women Entrepreneurs in UK Economic Development

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Policy and legislation

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  1. Business Models for 3D Printing: Scenario Planning Workshop

    Project: Internally funded projectKnowledge Exchange (Conference / Seminar Hosting)

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  1. 2017 Emerald/INDAM Indian Management Research Fund Award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Best paper in track (Social, Ethical, and Environmental)

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. Wipro Earthian Sustainability award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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