Organisational unit: Department

Organisation profile

The Department of Marketing is committed to supporting and engaging in excellent research which can generate real benefits for business, the education and learning experiences of our students and, society more broadly. The department is proud to be home to a vibrant, lively community of researchers who work collaboratively within and across our key areas of research:

Business Markets & Networks.  Themes being explored include co-creation, co-innovation and the use of networks in enhancing intra and inter-organisational cooperation and collaboration; the consequences of recognizing markets and networks within industrial contexts and implications for managing relationships with diverse stakeholder groups and marketing partners.

Consumer Culture and Theory.  Our consumer researchers are interested in consumer culture and consumption within contemporary society and are involved in investigating: nostalgia as an influence on consumption in the 21st century; the impact of poverty on consumption and the implications of consumer disadvantage for wellbeing and social exclusion; the importance of religion as an influence on consumption and, the impact which consumers as tribes and anti-marketing values can have for consumer engagement.

Marketing Management.  Topics researched include opportunities for marketing created by on-line environments; co-creation and the process of new product development and innovation management within engaged consumer communities and, the value and benefits of employee commitment for marketing effectiveness and organisational competitiveness.

International Marketing.  Researchers working within this topic are active in developing understanding and knowledge relating to intercultural marketing and cross-cultural consumer behaviours; managing relationships with international partners and using and developing networks tom secure an international market; the internationalization process including foreign direct investment and alternative entre mode.  


  1. European Journal of Marketing (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workJournal or guest editorship

  2. REF2021 Panel Member for C17 Business and Management Studies (Event)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workMembership of peer review panel or committee

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  1. Facilitation of Planned Workshop Approach to Open Innovation

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)Knowledge Exchange

  2. Luxury Branding - Milan

    Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Courses)

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