Registration is now open for “New Insights into Innovation, Institutions and Entrepreneurship” research seminar



This research seminar will take place on Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 in ESGW111. Attendance is free, but registration is required for catering purposes.


9.30-10.00am              Arrival, registration, networking and coffee/tea

Session 1-                     Research funding information and advice and the student experience

10.00 – 10.20am           Miss Clara Hardy, Uni of Brunel Final Year student- Innovation Hub Competition- A winner’s experience

10.20 – 10.40am           Dr. Giovanna Bono, Uni of Brunel, RSDO- Help and support for external grant applications and internal procedures for applying for funding


Session 2-                     Diversity, sustainability and innovation issues

10.40 – 11.10am          Paper 1 – Professor Mine Karatas-Ozkan (Uni of Southampton) – Diversity and social inclusion perspectives to entrepreneurship

11.10 – 11.40am           Paper 2- Dr Shahnaz Ibrahim (Uni of Southampton) – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs); A multi-layered perspective

11.40am – 12.10pm      Paper 3- Ms. Melike Tunalioglu (Uni of Southampton) – Academic entrepreneurship and diversity strands: towards social inclusion

12.10 – 12.40pm          Paper 4- Professor Sibyl Yamak (Uni of Wolverhampton) – The link between sustainability and innovation with a focus on MNE and SME/entrepreneur collaboration

12.40 – 1.00pm             Discussion

1.00 – 1.30pm              Buffet lunch and networking

Session 3-                     Family business, social issues and the sharing economy

1.30 – 2.00pm               Paper 5 – Professor Yong Wang (Uni of Wolverhampton) – Particularistic and system trust in family businesses: The role of family influence

2.00 – 2.30pm              Paper 6- Mr Fahim Ghaus (Uni of Brunel PhD student) -Determinants of social enterprises’ internationalization.

2.30 – 3.00pm              Paper 7- Dr Marios Samdanis and Professor Catherine Wang – From measuring to organising for social impact: A conceptual framework for social impact and organisational design

3.00 – 3.30pm              Paper 8- Dr Oksana Gerwe –Towards conceptualisation of “peer” and the typology of peer-to-peer businesses

3.30 – 3.50pm              Discussion, tea and coffee

Session 4-                     Finance, innovation and stakeholder perspectives

3.50 – 4.20pm              Paper 9 – Dr Samuel Salia (Uni of Wolverhampton) – From gift giving to capital markets: Predicting the success and failure of diaspora bonds for selected European countries using linear discriminant analysis

4.20 – 4.50pm               Paper 10 – Dr Marios Samdanis, Dr Raffaella Valsecchi and Professor Mustafa Ozbilgin – The impact of digitalisation on professional practice in the architecture profession

4.50 – 5.20pm              Paper 11- Mr Fintan Clear – Evaluating the effectiveness of Brunel’s Co-Innovate collaborative projects from the stakeholder perspectives

5.20 – 5.40pm              Discussion and close


For further information, and to register, please contact Dr Grahame Fallon.

Registration is now open for the 8th Brunel Accounting Symposium


We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 8th Brunel Accounting Symposium which will take place on Wednesday 19 June 2019 at Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge UB8 3PH.


The purpose of this one-day event is to promote discussion on contemporary issues in accounting, provide continuing professional development, and foster relationships with regulators and the accountancy profession. This year’s theme is The Future of Corporate Reporting in the context of both large and small companies.


The keynote speakers are:

  • Deepa Ravel, FRC, The FRC’s Future of Corporate Reporting Project
  • Richard Martin, ACCA, The Future of Corporate Reporting for SMEs
  • Prof Kevin McMeeking, University of Exeter, Towards a Theory of (<IR>) of Disclosure
  • Alan McGill, PwC, Digitalisation and the Future of Corporate Reporting
  • Dr Delphine Gibassier, Audencia Business School, France, Multi-Capital Accounting – The Accounting of the Future?


The programme for the event is:

09:30 – 10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome

Prof Jane Hendy, Head, Brunel Business School

Prof Robin Jarvis, Director, Accounting and Auditing Research Group

10:15 – 11:00 Richard Martin, ACCA

The Future of Corporate Reporting for SMEs

11:00 – 11:30 Refreshments
11:30 – 12:15 Deepa Ravel, FRC

The FRC’s Future of Corporate Reporting Project

12.15 – 13:00 Panel session

Prof Robin Jarvis (chair), Prof David Cairns, Marie Lang, Prof Peter Walton

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and networking
14:00 – 14:30 Alan McGill, PwC

Digitalisation and the Future of Corporate Reporting

14:30 – 15:00 Prof Kevin McMeeking, University of Exeter

Towards a Theory of (<IR>) Disclosure

15:00 – 15:30 Refreshments
15:30 – 16:00 Prof Delphine Gibassier, Audencia Business School, Nantes, France

Multi-Capital Accounting – The Accounting of the Future?

16:00 – 16:45 Panel session

Prof Robin Jarvis (chair), Prof David Cairns, Marie Lang, Richard Martin, Prof Peter Walton

16:45 – 17:00 Closing remarks

Dr Monomita Nandy and Prof Robin Jarvis


This is a free event, but delegates must register by 10 June. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Click on the following link for the registration form and directions:

Meet our new colleagues: Dr. Youngseok Choi

Dr. Youngseok Choi joined us as a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Information Systems Management.


Prior to joining Brunel, Dr Choi held a lectureship in Loughborough University and in Coventry University.


His research interests cover the various data analytics topic based on advanced machine learning approach that can derive the hidden value from big open data. His research topics include the business analytics, energy data analytics (green IT), philosophy of Artificial Intelligence and application of computational approach to traditional behavioural science.