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R&D Management Conference 2020 is jointly organised by three faculties from the University of Strathclyde: Department of Marketing, Strathclyde Business School; Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science; and Department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM), Faculty of Engineering. This approach is unique allowing Business, Engineering and Science scholars to demonstrate the interdisciplinary and diverse nature of innovation research. 

 

Department of Marketing

The Department of Marketing is widely acknowledged as one of the earliest seats of excellence in the Marketing field within the UK and internationally. Marketing at Strathclyde is ranked No.1 in Scotland and No.2 in the UK in the 2019 Complete University Guide. It has an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. Staff act as advisers and consultants to private and public organisations and also hold senior posts in the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Market Research Society and other professional associations, as well as national and international companies. Strathclyde Business School (SBS) is also triple accredited.  Number 1 in Scotland and it ranked in the top 10 Business Schools in the UK following the 2014 Government-led benchmarking exercise, the Research Excellence Framework. SBS is 3rd among UK business schools for impact which measures how scientific investigations influence practice in business and 1st amongst UK business schools for its research environment.

Conference Co-Chairs

Professor Beverly Wagner

Professor Beverly Wagner is Professor of Innovation and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Marketing, which is part of Strathclyde Business School.

Professor Beverly Wagner
Dr Juliette Wilson
Dr Juliette Wilson

Dr Juliette Wilson is a senior lecturer in the Department of Marketing.

Doctoral Colloquium Chair

Dr Aliakbar Jafar

Dr Aliakbar Jafar is Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes in the Department of Marketing.

Dr Aliakbar Jafar

Committee Members

Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Dr Natalie McDougall, Gabriela Dlugolecka

 

Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry

The Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry is one of the largest research schools in the UK with interests and expertise across analytical, biological, physical and synthesis research areas.  The department has extensive experience in delivering projects ranging from fundamental concepts in mechanistic chemistry to the application of new technology in projects of commercial and technological relevance, with a strong track-record of working with industry in areas such as: polymer science, biophysical chemistry, sensors, food and drink and drug development.

Conference Co-Organiser

Dr John Liggat
Dr John Liggat

Dr John Liggat is Reader in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, which is part of the Faculty of Science

The Department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM)

The Department of Design Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM) provides a unique offering of combining end-to end multidisciplinary expertise from creative design, engineering design, manufacture, operations management, remanufacture and management of the entire system. DMEM also houses the UK’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), part of the UK’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult. AFRC is the University of Strathclyde’s largest innovation centre and we will be moving to a new stage in our development as a key part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS).

Conference Co-Organiser

Professor Jillian MacBryde

Professor Jillian MacBryde is Professor of Innovation and Operations Management in the Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM), which is part of the Faculty of Engineering at Strathclyde.

Professor Jillian MacBryde

Scientific Committee

In line with R&D Management convention, the Scientific Committee will be similar to the Paris Conference (2019).  Other members will be added to this list.