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Postgraduate students

The Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR) offers a number of opportunities for postgraduate research students. For those interested in applying to study for a doctorate in our vibrant research community, the table below shows the breadth of subjects covered by our students, each supported by leading academics.

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Postgraduate researcher

Title of study

Main supervisor (Second Supervisor)

Adeyemi AdelekanExamining a social capital framework for social
entrepreneurship: experiences of community networks,
relations and organizations.
Fergus Lyon (Andrea Werner)
Joana Paulynn KitchenNumbers, negotiations and networks:  Exploring the role of calculative practice in the transition towards sustainability.Fergus Lyon (Ian Vickers)
Sarah Machado Marques Sampaio

Gender roles and the business/household nexus: women’s entrepreneurship in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Stephen Syrett (Bianca Stumbitz)
Ambrose Massaquoi Fergus Lyon
Yuka YoonAmbidexterity in social venturesFergus Lyon (Leandro Sepulveda)

Stanislaus Maduka

SME finance in Nigeria

Leandro Sepulveda (Rob Baldock)

Valentina Moretta

Territorial capital and economic development across the Italian regions

Stephen Syrett (Leandro Sepulveda)

Lisa Borley

The role of the environmental health inspection process as a developmental influence on small businesses

Ian Vickers (Alan Page)

Salman Khan

Street markets in Pakistan and governance

Stephen Syrett (Janroj Keles)

Maria Irurita

Social enterprises: supplying or demanding innovation? An examination of development trusts

Fergus Lyon (Ian Vickers)

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Postgraduate Researcher

Title of study

Main supervisor (Second Supervisor)

Anthony Ayakwah

Internationalisation of SME Clusters in Ghana: The Case of Palm and Citrus Industries in the  Eastern Region

Leandro Sepulveda (Fergus Lyon)

Abdullah Al Faruq

Understanding Social Enterprise Growth: The Case of Bangladesh

Ian Vickers (Fergus Lyon)

Ade Babayemi

Difficulties of Access to Business Finance by Black Afro-Caribbean Entrepreneurs in London

David North (Ignatius Ekanem)

Ricardo Raimundo

The Development of Learning Capabilities in High Growth Small and Medium Size Enterprises in Portugal

Stephen Syrett (Ian Vickers)

Bianca Stumbitz

Older social entrepreneurs - contribution, potential and support needs (ESRC CASE studentship with Unltd)

Fergus Lyon (Ian Vickers)

Isaac Amoako

SME Exporting Determinants: The Power of Institutions on Networking and Performance in a Developing
Country

Fergus Lyon (Leandro Sepulveda)

Daniel OzarowNew poors in ArgentinaLeandro Sepulveda (Richard Croucher)

Sara Calvo

The Role of Ethnic Minority Related Social Enterprises in the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games
Legacy (ESRC CASE studentship with Ethnic Minority Foundation)

Stephen Syrett (Leandro Sepulveda)

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