School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen's University Belfast
Research interests: Social economics and urban regeneration Social enterprises and spatial deprivation Social value measurement and local multiplier effects Social finance Areas of collaboration: Cross-border social economies Social economics and socio-spatial deprivation Social enterprises and peacebuilding in contested societies Measuring social impact https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/brendan-murtagh
Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
Social Innovation; Social Enterprise Scaling Strategies; Marketing in the Social Enterprise; Social entrepreneurial behaviours; Social Enterprise Education, Social Impact AssessmentAreas of collaboration:
Social Enterprise Incubation and Growth; Narratives of Social Entrepreneurship and bridging the divide between social and mainstream enterprises; Social Entrepreneurs and Partnerships, Social Impact Assessment.
- Research Gate; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Briga-Hynes
- Google Scholar; https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PC0RASIAAAAJ&hl=en
- LinkedIn; com/in/briga-hynes-a7b25a11
- Profile page at institution. https://www.ul.ie/research/dr-briga-hynes
Centre for Co-operative Studies, Business School, UCC
Research interests: Co-operative and community-based responses to social and economic needs at local and regional levels; sustainable development, including the relationship between business and sustainability. Current research projects: Men’s Sheds as Community-based Responses to Societal Challenges. This project, in association with the Irish Men’s Sheds Association, is supported by the IRC New Foundations Scheme. Carol is co-Director of the MSc in Co-operative & Social Enterprise at University College Cork.
PhD Candidate, School of Marketing, TU Dublin
Research interests: Social Enterprise; Social Innovation Areas of collaboration: Please include links to your profiles in any of the following:
- Research Gate; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Clodagh_Oreilly3
- LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/clodaghoreilly/
- Twitter: Cloers
Visiting Research Fellow, Trinity Centre for Social Innovation, Trinity Business School, University of Dublin
Social economy enterprises – taxonomies, structures, typologies and business models; social enterprise mapping methodologies; hybrid institutional logics; social enterprise in public service delivery. Research Topic PhD research topic is: social entrepreneurialism in Irish state-funded third sector organisations. Areas of collaboration: LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/byrnedanielle/ Research Blog: https://socialeconomyresearch393315416.wordpress.com
Parliamentary Research Service, Houses of the Oireachtas
Research interests: Public Procurement, Human Rights and Social Sustainability; Housing Law and Policy Areas of collaboration: Public Procurement, Human Rights and Social Sustainability; Housing Law and Policy Please include links to your profiles in any of the following:
- LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdre-halloran-65bb3435/
Deiric Ó Broin
School of Law and Government, Dublin City University
Research interests: Public policy and the social economy, local government and the social economy, student-owned social enterprises, social enterprises and legal form, relationships between components of the social economy, Anglo-American and European conceptualisations of the social economy. Areas of collaboration: Public policy formulation and the social economy. Research Gate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Deiric_O_Broin LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/deiric-%C3%B3-broin-2886bb16/ Your profile page at your institution https://www.dcu.ie/researchsupport/research-profile?PERSON_ID=2518961
Doye Peter Alale
PhD Candidate, School of Marketing, TU Dublin
Research interests: Social Innovation, Social Enterprise, UN SDGs, Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets, Social Enterprise Ethics, Social Enterprise Education, Social Enterprise Scaling Strategies Areas of collaboration: Social Innovation, Social Enterprise, UN SDGs, Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets, Social Enterprise Ethics, Social Enterprise Education, Social Enterprise Scaling Strategies
- Research Gate; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Doye_Alale
- Google Scholar; Doye Peter Alale
- LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/doye-alale-pmp-1b983663/
School of Law and Government, Dublin City University
Research interests: Social Enterprises; Public Procurement; EU Law; Company Law.
Areas of collaboration: Public Procurement Law and Policy; Company Law; Social Enterprise Policy.
• Research Gate; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Emma_Mcevoy2
• Google Scholar; https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=M4ZdPvUAAAAJ&hl=en
• LinkedIn; https://ie.linkedin.com/in/emma-mcevoy-bb216449
• Your profile page at your institution. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/law/current-phd-students
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, TU Dublin
School of Business, South East Technological University
Research interests: SME/ Social Enterprise capability development, Rural SME Networks
Felicity is a Senior Lecturer in Management at the School of Business, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland and Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Partner Faculty Shanghai University, China. She is currently Chair of the Irish Academy of Management (2017- present) and a member of the Irish Research Council and the Royal Irish Academy Social Science Committee. A Fulbright Scholar, Felicity has published widely in the area of management capability development, rural community engagement and learning in small firms and has co-authored three books. As co-founder and senior researcher of the RIKON research group, Felicity has engaged with over 1200 small firms in service innovation, capability development and small enterprise learning initiatives since 2007, supported by Failte Ireland, INTERREG and Enterprise Ireland, among others and was awarded the Knowledge Transfer Ireland Research2Business Collaborative Impact award in 2015 in recognition of this work. Before entering academia, Felicity worked internationally as a project manager in the technology sector.
Areas of collaboration: SME/ Social Enterprise management capability development, Rural SME Networks
• Research Gate; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Felicity_Kelliher
• Google Scholar; https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=4Y8fPfoAAAAJ
• LinkedIn; https://www.linkedin.com/in/felicity-kelliher-ab92798/
• Your profile page at your institution. https://www.wit.ie/about_wit/contact_us/staff_directory/felicity_kelliher
Department of Sport, Media and Marketing, South East Technological University
Research interests: Current research interests include social enterprise impact metrics, compilation of a South-East regional social enterprise database, regional labour market dynamics, regional economic policy, internationalisation of Irish SMEs and competitive balance in sports. Potential areas for collaboration include the creation of a social enterprise database, investigating social enterprise impact metrics and collaboration with regional social enterprises to explore their business models and assist their business development opportunities. Other links: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Fiona_Burke https://ie.linkedin.com/in/dr-fiona-burke-b8500541 https://www.itcarlow.ie/research/researchers/meet-researchers/dr-fiona-burke.htm
Gavin D. Brown
DCU Business School, Dublin City University
Societal resilience; organisational resilience; corporate sustainability; crisis management; protection motivation; stakeholder management; environmental sustainability; risk perception; corporate social responsibility; social innovation.
Areas of collaboration:
Business & Society: organisational & societal resilience; sustainability; corporate social responsibility; social innovation.
• Research Gate; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gavin_Brown6
• Google Scholar; https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=DlCPWHMAAAAJ&hl=en
• LinkedIn; https://ie.linkedin.com/in/gavindbrown
• Profile page (DCU); https://business.dcu.ie/staff/gavin-brown/
School of Architecture, Building and Environment, TU Dublin
Research interests: Social and solidarity economy; and the role the social economy can perform in the transition to a more sustainable society.
Research interests: Social Enterprise, Capacity and Demands, Social Enterprise Policy, Social Impact and Challenges. Areas of collaboration:
- LinkedIn: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://ie.linkedin.com/in/jade-foynes-189327211&ved=2ahUKEwjHqeuL2K3xAhWRTsAKHeEyDaMQFjABegQIAxAC&usg=AOvVaw2lMVhwh_DYEzkxeAfUa71y
School of Business and Economics, University of Galway
Research interests: Social entrepreneurship / enterprise; regional entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship
Department of Anthropology, Maynooth University
Kevin Flanagan is an anthropologist, artist and educator, specialising in social movements, digital culture and platform cooperatives, the commons and social solidarity economy. He is experienced in conducting qualitative research, the use of creative, collaborative methods, and digital ethnography. Flanagan completed his PhD in Anthropology at Maynooth University in 2022 and holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Art from the University of Ulster. His doctoral thesis, 'Commoning the City' explores the practice, discourse and demands of social movements and municipal policies towards participatory and economic democracy following the election of Barcelona En Comú in 2015. Flanagan has taught courses in Anthropology at Maynooth University and Political Science at the University of Girona. Institution and department/school: Department of Anthropology, Maynooth University. Research interests: Participatory action research, design justice, design anthropology, collaborative mapping, visual and multimodal anthropology. Areas of collaboration: Flanagan is an advocate for democratic community empowerment. As an activist and academic, he has over fifteen years experience working with arts and cultural organisations as well as communities and movements. He has been an active member and collaborator with self-organised arts collectives and hacker spaces, and is a founding member of SolidNetwork; the Irish network for cooperative and solidarity economy (https://www.solidnetwork.ie/). View my research at:
School of Business, UCD
Department of Food Business and Development, UCC
Research interests: Lucas’ research focuses on the intersection between social enterprises and rural development. Within his PhD he investigated how rural based social enterprises mobilise different kind of resources in their interaction with cross-sectoral stakeholders and how they engaged with their ‘places’ in order to contribute to a neo-endogenous development of their rural localities/areas. Lucas has previously done research in the fields of migration and social inclusion/exclusion. Keywords Research interests: Social enterprises, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social and solidarity economy, rural development, place-based development, migration. Areas of collaboration: other networks on the social economy/social enterprises-entrepreneurship: EMES (emes.net); RurAction (www.ruraction.eu) (EU H2020-MarieSklodowskaCurieAction-Innovative Training Network). Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lucas-Olmedo LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-olmedo-75a70b20b/
Office of Sustainability Education, TU Dublin
Lucia is a lecturer and researcher in entrepreneurship and marketing in TU Dublin, School of Marketing. Apart from creating engaging and impactful learning experiences for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive learners (which often includes working with enterprises and social enterprises), Lucia has a strong research interest in entrepreneurship. Lucia’s postdoctoral research in UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Research School involved being embedded in a social enterprise for a number of months and fortunate to observe some significant and unexpected changes. Lucia’s current focus is on understanding of social enterprises that have pursued growth strategy, their triggers for scaling-up and barriers and reasons for failed growth.