Themes - What they research: Social innovation

Bev Meldrum

I am a PhD candidate looking at social innovation networks across Africa. I have more than 20 years experience as a practitioner in social entrepreneurship and social innovation in the UK and South Africa.

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Dr David Littlewood

I am a researcher and lecturer in management and human geography, with interests in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), business and society, and social and environmental entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on the developing world. I am currently employed as a Lecturer in Strategic Management at Sheffield University Management School. P ...

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Fiona Mulira

I am a Lecturer at Makerere University Business School Uganda and am currently pursuing a PhD in Business and Management at The University of Witwatersrand South Africa. I have spent the last eight years conducting research in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, education and sustainable development among marginalized groups (youth, women, p ...

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Location - Where they areSouthern Africa
Region - Where they conduct researchEast Africa
James Danielsen

I'm a PhD student at Rhodes University in South Africa. My research interests focus on deliberative democracy, economic democracy, post-scarcity, information communication technology, fossil and renewable energy, and sustainability and development. I have a background in software development and I am a part-owner in a company which develops a web-b ...

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Kgabo Hector Ramoroka

Mr Kgabo Ramoroka is a researcher at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. He is currently enrolled for PhD in innovation studies at Wits Business School. He holds MSc in Agriculture (Agricultural Economics) and a BSc in Agriculture (Agricultural Economics) degrees both obtained from the University of Limpopo. He is involved in rural ...

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Location - Where they areSouthern Africa
Region - Where they conduct researchSouthern Africa
Mr Xolisa Dhlamini

I am PhD student and I also conduct research for the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised unit within UCT Graduate School of Business. My interest is the investment role of institutional investors (fund managers and asset owners) in channelling investments towards environmentally and socially impactful businesses. ...

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Location - Where they areSouthern Africa
Region - Where they conduct researchEast Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa
Nicola Jowell

Nicola Jowell is an adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. She convenes the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation, an interdisciplinary, research-based Masters degree that leads to the development of sustainable solutions for challenges in Africa. Previously, Nicola worked for SABMiller plc, and prior to that ...

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Location - Where they areSouthern Africa
Region - Where they conduct researchSouthern Africa
Prilashnee Moodley (Michelle)

I am a PhD Candidate conducting research on entrepreneurship in South African townships. My research interests include entrepreneurship; social and economic development; poverty alleviation; social entrepreneurship.

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Professor Diane Holt

Diane Holt (BSc, MSc, PhD) joined Essex Business School in November 2013. Previously she held posts at Queen’s University Belfast (2007-2013) and Middlesex University Business School (1996-2007). Previous duties have included designing and delivering a suite of postgraduate Masters programmes in the sustainability area whilst at Queen’s. She also s ...

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Professor Stephen Sinclair

I am an experienced Social Policy analyst with a particular interest in social innovation and social inclusion, particularly child poverty and welfare reform. I was previously Deputy Director of the Scottish Poverty Information Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University, and prior to that head of Local Government and Public Services Reform Research in t ...

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Location - Where they areUK, Western Europe
Region - Where they conduct researchNorthern Europe, Southern Africa

I am an environmental scientist. I am currently enrolled for a doctoral degree in Culture, Heritage and Tourism Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. My current research is focused on examining the aspects of sustainable development within the context of eco-tourism and social responsibility in South Africa. My main focus is on the ‘green’ as ...

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Location - Where they areSouthern Africa
Region - Where they conduct researchSouthern Africa