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Personal Statement

Personal Statement

Russell is a Chancellor's Fellow specialising in innovation and entrepreneurship. His research primarily focuses on technology and innovation-driven business models within young growth-oriented ventures. His research has been published in leading outlets such as Entrepreneurship Theory and PracticeJournal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Business Research.

He primarily teaches New Venture Creation and other topics related to entrepreneurial growth strategies. He has coordinated and delivered teaching provision at undergraduate, postgraduate, and MBA levels, as well as in conjunction with a range of external partners.

Teaching Interests

Creativity and Innovation Management

New Venture Planning

Entrepreneurial Sales

Expertise & Capabilities

  • New Business Startup
  • Innovation Management
  • Real-time Qualitative Data Collection

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde

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Projects 2008 2015

ScotGrad Highlands and Islands Residential Training

Levie, J., Gannon, M. J. & Matthews, R.

Highlands & Islands Enterprise HIE

Project: Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Course)Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Courses)

Evaluation of Santander Breakthrough SME Support Programme

MacKenzie, N. & Matthews, R.

Santander UK PLC


Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)Knowledge Exchange (Services / Consultancy)

Research Output 2009 2019

New ventures
Music industry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Institutionalizing women's enterprise policy: a legitimacy- based perspective

Arshed, N., Chalmers, D. & Matthews, R., 1 May 2019, In : Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice . 43, 3, p. 553-581 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Policy process


Identity change and the entrepreneurial journey : a case of Art-School graduates

Author: Knox, S., 1 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Casulli, L. (Supervisor) & Matthews, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The development of top management teams in a "less favoured" region : evidence from Scottish technology-based ventures

Author: Matthews, R., 1 Jan 2012

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

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis