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
education Social Sciences

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Projects 2004 2022

Research Output 1992 2019

Identifying author heritage using surname data: an application for Russian surnames

Karaulova, M., Gök, A. & Shapira, P., 25 Jan 2019, In : Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Ownership structure and corporate social responsibility in an emerging market

Sahasranamam, S., Arya, B. & Sud, M., 25 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corporate Social Responsibility
Emerging markets
Ownership structure

Responsible management research: a senior scholar legacy in doctoral education

McKiernan, P. & Tsui, A., 3 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Academy of Management Learning and Education. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



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

Launch of new ESRC funded research centre

Peter McKiernan (Keynote/plenary speaker)
5 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

2019 MBA Graduation Ceremony

Peter McKiernan (Keynote/plenary speaker)
28 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

Enlightening the Future: The Challenge for Organizations

Luciana D'Adderio (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of special symposia


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