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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

Evaluation of Santander Breakthrough SME Support Programme

MacKenzie, N. & Matthews, R.

Santander UK PLC


Project: Knowledge Exchange (Services/Consultancy)

Research Output 2009 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
New ventures
Music industry

Good to be bad: should we be worried by the sharing economy?

Chalmers, D. & Matthews, R., 30 Nov 2019, In : Strategic Change. 28, 6, p. 403-408 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public support


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) & Mason, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis