NEWS AND EVENTS
CEEDR SEMINARS IN SMALL BUSINESS AND REGENERATION
All seminars are held at the University’s Hendon
campus or nearby Hendon Town Hall (also on The Burroughs) and are
open to anyone who would like to attend, but please notify Ian Vickers
to confirm a place: firstname.lastname@example.org;
or tel: 020 8411 6604
Wednesday 28 November 4.00pm-6.00pm, Room G237A
Professor Fergus Lyon, CEEDR:
"Pushing enterprise and entrepreneurship in the delivery of public
services: The case of education and health services"
Wednesday 19 December 4.00pm-6.00pm, Room CR1, Town Hall
Dr Anne Humbert, Department of Economics & Statistics:
"Men have careers, women have babies': Gender Roles among Irish
Wednesday 30 January 4.00pm-6.00pm, Room CR1, Town Hall
Dr Anne Green, Institute for Employment Research, University of
"Labour market impacts of migrant workers in the Midlands and
implications for Policy"
Wednesday 27 February 4.00pm-6.00pm, Room CR2, Town Hall
Dr David Etherington, CEEDR and Dr Martin Jones, Institute
of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth:
"A Political Economy of Skill: spaces and scales of governance
Further seminars to be announced.
PREVIOUS CEEDR SEMINARS
31 October 2007:
Dr Rupert Waters, ECOTEC Research & Consulting:
"Global circuits of labour and learning regions: the case of Oxfordshire
27 June 2007:
Marcello Bertotti, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex
"Private sector engagement in Urban Governance: the case of the
City Growth Strategy in two London areas"
30 May 2007:
Dr John Kitching, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University:
"The impact of regulation on small business performance"
25 April 2007:
Dr Tony Gore, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research,
Sheffield Hallam University:
"Coalfields and their Cities: Economic Development, Labour Markets
28 March 2007:
Professor David Rae, Lincoln Business School, University of Lincoln:
"The role of an entrepreneurial learning team in creating an enterprise
culture in a university"
28 February 2007:
Dr Leandro Sepulveda, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex
"Engaging with new/emerging ethnic minority business communities?
The challenges of increasing diversity for policy support in Britain"
13 December 2006:
Dr Ian Vickers, CEEDR: "Regulation for Enterprise? Recent
Reforms and the Implications for Risk Regulation in Smaller Businesses"
29 November 2006:
Dr Kevin Mole, Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Warwick
"Who benefits from Business Link assistance?"
25 October 2006:
Dr Peter Wyer and Dr Ignatius Ekanem, CEEDR:
"Learning from failure: How 'second-time around' entrepreneurs
learn from their experiences"
31st May 2006:
Patrick McVeigh, CM International, London and South Bank University:
"Recent Developments in Evaluating the English Regional Development
Agencies Outputs, Outcomes and Impacts: Does it All Add Up?"
26th April 2006:
Professor Ifan D H Shepherd, Middlesex University Business School:
'(How) can we identify geographical dimensions in the marketing strategies
of UK organisations?'
1st March 2006:
Professor Nicholas O'Regan, Middlesex University Business School:
"The Impact of Ownership on Small Firm Behaviour and Performance"
22nd February 2006:
Dr Fergus Lyon, CEEDR, Middlesex University Business School:
"Clash or Collaboration? Cultures of Learning in Scientist-Small
14th December 2005:
Dr David Etherington, CEEDR, Middlesex University Business School:
"Nice Work if You Can Get It" - Labour Market Regulation
and Low Pay in De-industrialised Cities"
30th November 2005:
Dr Julia Rouse, New Entrepreneur Scholarship Research Fellow, Manchester
Metropolitan University Business School:
"Balancing Work and Life Through Small Enterprise: Myth or Reality?"
2nd November 2005:
Professor Peter Newby, Centre for Higher Education Research, School
of Lifelong Learning and Education, Middlesex University:
"Entrepreneurship Education: Effective Teaching and Learning"
29th June 2005:
Professor Colin Gray, Innovation, Knowledge and Enterprise Centre,
“Firm Size Effects on Absorptive Capacity and Knowledge Management”
27th April 2005:
Professor Paul Hannon, University of Central England
“Business Incubation: What is it and does it work?”
16th March 2005
Professor Christos Kalantaridis, Northampton Business School:
“Understanding the Entrepreneur: An Institutionalist Perspective”
23rd February 2005
Professor David North and Dr Stephen Syrett, CEEDR, Middlesex University
“Missing Links? Neighbourhood Renewal and Local Economic Development”
15 December, 2004
Dr Susan Marlow, Department of Human Resource Management, De Montfort
"It may be good to talk but should firm owners be forced to share?
The Impact of the Information and Consultation Directive on Labour Management
in Small Firms"
24 November, 2004
Dr Ian Vickers, CEEDR
"Burdensome Red Tape or Stimulant for Sustainable Business Development?
The Example of Health and Safety Regulation and Small Firms"
27 October, 2004
Professor Mark Hart, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University
"Hunting the Snark!: Methodological Challenges in Evaluating the
Economic Impact of Public Policy on Small Firm Performance"
26 May, 2004
Dr Peter Wyer, CEEDR
"An Innovative Multi-disciplinary Approach to Case Study Investigation
of Small Business Strategic Development Processes"
31 March, 2004
Dr Mark Ramsden, CEEDR
"Local and Regional Economic Development and the transition from
TECs to New Institutional Structures: Partnership, Discretion and
25 February, 2004:
Professor John Annette, Director of Institute of Community Development
"Faith-based Community Action and Regeneration"
17 Decemeber, 2003
Dr Fergus Lyon, CEEDR
"Co-ordination and partnership amongst private sector providers
of public sector business support"
10 Decemeber, 2003
Dr Friederike Welter, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research,
"Institutional Theories and SME Research"
24th September, 2003
Professor Gerry Mars
"What can we learn about small business and development from the
'miracle' of 'The Third Italy'?"
28 May, 2003
Professor Geoffrey M. Hodgson, University of Hertfordshire Business
"Firm specific learning and the nature of the firm"
30th April, 2003
Professor David Smallbone, CEEDR/MUBS:
"Discrimination in Access to Finance for Black and Minority Ethnic
Entrepreneurs in the UK?"
26 March, 2003
Dr Kevin Mole, Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Warwick
Business School, University of Warwick
"UK Enterprise Policy across time and space"
26 February, 2003
Dr Stephen Syrett, School of Health and Social Science/Centre for
Enterprise and Economic Development Research, Middlesex University
"Reshaping London's Economic Governance: the Role of the LDA"
29 January, 2003
Dr Eleanor Shaw, University of Strathclyde
"Discovering the social in entrepreneurship: the significance
and impact of social entrepreneurship"
19 June 2002
Ignatius Ekanem, CEEDR, Middlesex University
"The Investment Decision-making Process in Small Manufacturing
Enterprises: With Particular References to Printing and Clothing Industries".
29 May 2002:
Robert Rutherfoord, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University
"Representing the voice of business in local economic development"
27 March 2002:
Dr Melvyn Evans, Social Policy Research Unit, Middlesex University
"Social Capital and the Social Economy: socially inclusive models
of local economic development in Europe."
16 January 2002:
Dr Fergus Lyon, CEEDR, Middlesex University
"The nature of cooperation in business clustering in North East
31 October 2001:
Steve Johnson, Leeds Metropolitan University
"Workforce training and SME performance: some evidence from the
national evaluation of ESF Objective 4."