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. Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland- Reviewer

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

  2. Newton Prize Reviewer- UK National Commission for UNESCO (Event)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

  3. Building REF Impact Cases

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

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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. Executive Entrepreneurship Masterclasses - Lot 1 Structured Steps in the Entrepreneur?s Journey

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Course)Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Courses)

  2. Executive Entrepreneurship Masterclasses ? Lot 2 Creating and Maintaining Competitive Advantage Tender

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Course)Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Courses)

  3. ESRC/AIM Fellowship

    Project: Research

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  1. Publication Prize 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Best Paper Award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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