Hunter Centre For Entrepreneurship

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

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

Fingerprint The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

entrepreneurship Social Sciences
Entrepreneurship Business & Economics
Entrepreneurs Business & Economics
entrepreneur Social Sciences
innovation policy Social Sciences
innovation Social Sciences
firm Social Sciences
small business Social Sciences

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Projects 2004 2021

Research Output 1992 2018

Capturing the 'sparkle' - participative and inclusive strategy making in a children's hospice

Smith, M., McGill, M. & Anderson, G., 4 Sep 2018, BAM2018 Proceedings: Driving Productivity in Uncertain and Challenging Times. London, 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Senior management

Chris Argyris's Integrating the Individual and the Organization

Stoyanov, S., 21 Feb 2018, London. 90 p. (The Macat Library)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Action science
Human nature

Classification of intangible social innovation concepts

Milosevic, N., Gök, A. & Nenadic, G., 13 Jun 2018, Natural Language Processing and Information Systems (NLDB 2018). Springer, Vol. 10859, p. 407-418 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10859)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

social science
social actor


2017 Emerald/INDAM Indian Management Research Fund Award

Sreevas Sahasranamam (Recipient) & Debabrata Chatterjee (Recipient), 1 Dec 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Appointed OBE for services to women entrepreneurs

Sara Carter (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Women entrepreneurs

Best Creative Industries Entrepreneurship Paper Prize

Sara Carter (Recipient), 9 Nov 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2003 2019

Enlightening the Future: The Challenge for Organizations

D'Adderio, L. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of special symposia

University of Notre Dame Australia

McKiernan, P. (Visiting researcher)
10 Jul 20182 Aug 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Vrje University of Brussels

McKiernan, P. (Visiting researcher)
31 Jul 20181 Aug 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution


The Role of Women Entrepreneurs in UK Economic Development

Sara Carter (Participant), Eleanor Shaw (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Policy and legislation