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

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    Research Output

    Between the bridge and the door: exploring liminal spaces of identity formation through video diaries

    Zundel, M., Mackay, D., MacIntosh, R. & Mackenzie, C., 16 Jan 2020, The Oxford Handbook of Identities in Organizations. Brown, A. D. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Building industrial districts: Do subsidies help? Evidence from post-war Italy

    Spadavecchia, A., 20 Apr 2020, In : Business History Review. 108, 1, 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Business models and financial characteristics of community energy in the UK

    Braunholtz-Speight, T., Sharmina, M., Manderson, E., McLachlan, C., Hannon, M., Hardy, J. & Mander, S., 10 Feb 2020, In : Nature Energy. 5, 2, p. 169–177 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)


    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)

  • Best Creative Industries Entrepreneurship Paper Prize

    Sara Carter (Recipient), 9 Nov 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


    25th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (Event)

    Abdullah Gok (Member)
    2 Sep 20204 Sep 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

    Disabilities in the Classroom: Best Practices for Improving Accessibility and Learning

    Emilee Lauran Simmons (Speaker)
    7 Aug 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    COVID-19 innovations: Where we are and what's needed next?

    Sreevas Sahasranamam (Speaker)
    7 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


    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


    Student theses

    Cognitive and social identity influences on founders' online networks, networking actions, and network outcomes

    Author: Smith, C., 17 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Shaw, E. (Supervisor) & Wilson, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Contextualising social enterprise : hybrid entrepreneuring in the creative industries

    Author: Wells, J. R., 13 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Shaw, E. (Supervisor) & Drakopoulou Dodd, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Entrepreneurial habitus and nudging at multi-generational family firms

    Author: Gaklis, S. A., 31 Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Carter, S. (Supervisor) & Levie, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis