Banking Accounting and Finance
Noel Hyndman is the joint editor of the Irish Accounting Review.
Research seminars have been conducted by visiting academics from Moscow State U, Technical U of Lodz, Poland, U of Edinburgh, U of Manchester, the Government Accountancy Service, U College Galway, U College Dublin, U of Glasgow, U of Warwick, U of Birmingham, U of Stirling, Dublin City U and Queen’s U Belfast.
Robert Hutchinson was a visiting fellow to the Central Bank of Ireland in 1998 contributing to the Irish Government’s strategy for the international financial services sector. Patrick Muldowney was a visiting fellow at the Palermo U, Italy, Hebrew U of Jerusalem, U of Illinois, U of Alberta, the U’s of Bydgoszcz, Slupsk, Lodz and Krakow (all Poland).
The group hosted the Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference, Coleraine, 1998.
Human Resource Management/Organisational Behaviour
Bob Mason was the rapporteur for the ESRC study ‘Strategies of women activists in response to new trade union structures’, 1998.
External networking has included research seminars attended by visiting academics from UMIST, LSE, Halmstad U, Sweden, U College Dublin and Erasmus U, The Netherlands.
Marie McHugh was a Women in Technology in the European Community (WITEC) funded visiting fellow at Halmstad U, Sweden, 1996.
Carol Ackah is a member of the Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunals Panel and presented a plenary paper to the International Family Law Society Conference, Durban, RSA, 1997.
Marie McHugh was an invited contributor to Occupational Medicine.
Hadyn Bennett had the outstanding paper in the J of Corporate Communications, 1996.
International and Regional Strategy and Policy
Nick Alexander is the editor of the Service Industries J and was guest editor of Business History (40,4) and of the International Marketing Review (17, 4/5) jointly with Anne-Marie Doherty. Jim Bell was joint guest editor (with Katsikeas and Morgan of Cardiff Business School) of the International Business Review(15,5) and is a member of the Editorial Boards of the European J of Marketing and the International Business Review. Kate Greenan is a member of the Editorial Board of the International J of Management Education and Dolores O’Reilly of the J of Financial Services Marketing.
Jim Bell was a visiting associate professor in international business/marketing at the U of Otago, 1997-99. Dolores O’Reilly was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European U Institute, Florence, 1996-97, held a summer school scholarship at the U of South Carolina, 1997 and was a visiting fellow at U of Calif. (Irvine), 1998 and at the U of Memphis, 1999.
The group hosted the 21st SCORUS Conference on Regional and Urban Statistics and Research, Belfast, 1998 and the international conference ‘Economies Emerging from Conflict’, Londonderry, 1999.
David Demick was awarded a 5A/Excellent by the EPSRC assessors of the strategic marketing TCS prrogramme with Emo Oil Ltd. He was Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Northern Ireland, 1995-96.
Nick Alexander is a member of the Retail and Consumer Services Foresight Panel, the Foresight Task Force on E-Commerce, the Retail Export Group of British Trade International and is the co-ordinator of the International Retail Research Group. Kate Greenan is a member of the Advisory Board for the Learning & Teaching Support Network for Business, Management and Accountancy and a subject specialist reviewer Business & Management, 2000-01. Dolores O’Reilly is chairman, Air Transport Users Committee, Chambers of Commerce, Ireland and gave evidence to the House of Lords European Communities Committee, sub-Committee B, (Energy, Industry and Transport) Airline Regulation, 1999. She is also the Northern Ireland representative on the UK Board of the University for Industry and is a member of the Board of Derry Investment Initiative.
Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Consumer Research
David Carson and Audrey Gilmore are joint editors of the European J of Marketing. David Carson is a member of Editorial Boards of the journals of Marketing Management, Marketing: Theory and Practice, International Marketing, Strategic Marketing, Euromarketing, Marketing Practice: Applied Marketing Science, International Business Review, Qualitative Market Research and Research in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. Bill Clarke and Kate Stewart are members of the Editorial Board of the European J of Marketing. David Carson received an Award for Editorial Excellence from MCB Press in 1997. Audrey Gilmore is a member of the editorial boards of the J of Research in Entrepreneurship and Marketing and the J of Marketing Theory and Practice. Pauric McGowan is a member of the Editorial Board of the J of Small Business and Enterprise Development. Stephen Brown is a member of the Editorial Board of the J of Marketing Promotions and with Anthony Patterson acted as guest editors of J of Marketing Intelligence and Planning (18,7/8). Chris Strugnell is a member of the Board of the J of Consumer Studies. Kate Stewart was guest editor of the International J of Bank Marketing (17, 4/5). Jimmy Hill was guest editor of the J of Qualitative Market Research (2,3).
International networks have been established with visits by academics from U of Southern Queensland, Norwegian Sc of Econ & Business, Auburn U, U of Calif (Irvine), U of Illinois, Hong Kong Baptist U, Swedish Small Business Inst , U of Southern Georgia, U of Wisconsin, U of Calgary, U of Auckland, Wilfred Laurier U, U of New South Wales, U of Utah and New York U. Visiting fellows were Aidan O’Driscoll of the Dublin Inst of Technology, 1997-99, and Victoria Lyttle of the U. of Auckland, autumn 1998.
Visiting professorships and fellowships by group members were Stephen Brown to Northwestern U and the U’s of Utah and Calif (Irvine), David Carson to Monash Business School, U of Southern Queensland and U of Southern Cross, Jimmy Hill to U of Notre Dame, Kate Stewart to Auckland U and Chris Strugnell to Srinakharninwirot U, Thailand.
The group hosted a series of ‘Marketing Retreats’ in Belfast which were attended by leading academics from around the world. The group also hosted the XIXth International Consumer Studies and Home Economics Research Conference, Belfast, September 1999, sponsored by Tesco and edited the proceedings.
David Carson is a member of the National Council of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Regional Council for Northern Ireland,1999 - date and was Chairman of the Academy of Marketing, 1995-99. Mark Durkin is Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Northern Ireland, 2000-01. Bill Clarke is a member of the UCAS Standing Committee for Northern Ireland.
Stan Cromie was an invited contributor to the European Journal of Work and Organisational Psychology and is a member of the recently formed UK Business Start-up Research Consortium. Gillian Armstrong is the secretary of the Research Committee of the International Federation of Home Economics and Consumer Studies and presented an invited paper to the 3rd Euro Symposium on Sous Vide, Katholieke U, Louven, 1999.
Jimmy Hill and Pauric McGowan had an Anbar citation of excellence, 1997, J of Applied Marketing Science and Heather McIlveen,1996, British Food J.
Operational Research/Operations Management
Malachy Carey is the editor for the transportation area of the new Kluwer J of Networks and Spatial Theory and is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Transportation Research.
Jaume Guia of the U Jaume I , Castello, Spain was a visiting fellow in 1998.
Paul Humphreys was an associate professor in the department of Industrial Engineering, U of Hong Kong, 1997-2000.
Malachy Carey won the Goodeve Medal of the Operational Research Society in 1996.
He was awarded Alpha4 on the 3-year research grant ‘Dynamic Modelling for Congested Pricing and Related Strategies’ and on the 3-year research grant 'Track Access Planning and Scheduling for Trains' for the final reports to EPSRC.
Paul Humphreys and Eddie McAleer were awarded a 5A/Excellent by the EPSRC assessors of the MRPII and shop floor data collection TCS programme with Perfecseal Ltd.
Malachy Carey is a member of the EPSRC Engineering College Peer Review Panel.
John Garvin presented an invited paper to V Congreso Internacional del Tecnio C’eramic, Castellon, Valencia, 1997 and was awarded best paper in the sub-theme ‘Total Quality and the Learning Organisation’ at the 5th International Conference on ISO9000 & TQM, Singapore, 2000.
Paul Humphreys and Eddie McAleer had the outstanding paper in Management Decision, 1997. Rodney McAdam was awarded Anbar citations of excellence for papers in the Business Process Management J, 1999, J of Knowledge and Process Management, 1999, The Learning Organisation, 1999, the J of European Industrial Training, 1998 and 2000, and the TQM Magazine, 2000
Stephen Parkinson is a member of the Editorial Boards of the J of Marketing Practice and the J of Interactive Marketing. He is the distinguished guest professor of marketing at Fuzhou U China, 1999-date.
The group hosted the 3rd International Yield Conference, September 1998 and edited the proceedings. The group also hosted E-Commerce’98, an international conference with delegates from Germany, UK and USA.
Stephen Parkinson presented invited papers to the Irish Institute of Marketing Annual Conference, 1996, to the Chartered Institute of Marketing Annual Conference, 1997 and to the Kushan Investment Promotion Conference, China, 1999. Una McMahon-Beattie presented an invited paper to the opening session of the 5th International Yield and Revenue Management Conference, Italy, September, 2000 and was awarded the British Airways World Cargo prize for the best conference paper at the 1st International Yield and Revenue Management Conference, 1996.
Emily Boyle had an Anbar citation of excellence, Journal of Services Marketing, 1996.