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Abhilash Nair Abhilash is a world-leading expert on online child safety laws and has advised various international and national bodies on regulating illegal and harmful content online, child sexual abuse material, social media, platform liability, and content-related cybercrime. He also holds several highly regarded external positions outside the university, including membership of the Evidence Working group of the UK Council for Internet Safety, and Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Law and Technology. Internet law and regulation, Internet pornography, Online child safety, Social media & platform liability
Chris Umfreville Chris' research focuses on corporate insolvency and corporate rescue. He has contributed to the Graham Review on Pre-Packaged Administrations to the Government in 2014 and also co-authored the report “Company Voluntary Arrangements: Evaluating Success and Failure" for R3 (The Association of Business Recovery Professionals) in 2018. Prior to entering academia, Chris practiced as a solicitor with an international law firm, specialising in insolvency related advice to major UK and international clearing banks and multinational accountancy practices. He is a contributing editor for Palmer's Company Law. Corporate insolvency, Administration, Turnaround and business rescue
Christof Backhaus Christof is a Retail and Services Marketing and Management researcher with published work in several international marketing journals, notably: The Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Retailing. Christof stays at the cutting-edge of his field by regularly collaborating and helping to resolve a range of key marketing challenges with companies such as Allianz SE, Deutsche Bahn AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, Vodafone D2 GmbH, and Volkswagen AG. Retailing & services management, Services marketing, Decline of the high street
Daniel Andrews Daniel's research focuses on the use of games, gamification and storytelling to engage manufacturers with servitization. He has worked with both manufacturers and games companies to facilitate the development of online games and gamified applications that relate to various aspects of advanced services. Daniel also researches organizational storytelling, and runs workshops with small, medium and multinational companies to help business leaders deliver compelling stories about servitization to their customers, employees and other stakeholders. Gamification of servitization, Servitization, Game-based technologies, Organizational storytelling
Dr Agelos Delis Agelos is an economics expert who primarily conducts research on topics related to the relationship between globalisation and wage inequality in developed economies, the effect of exporting on firms' productivity, the Eurozone crisis and the export performance of Greek firms. International economics, Microeconomics, Applied econometrics, Trade and exports in the US and Greek manufacturing sectors, Brexit and the UK economy
Dr Ahmad Beltagui Ahmad is an experienced researcher with expertise in design, technology and innovation management. He has investigated the use of 3D printing by companies, entrepreneurs and amateur “makers” as well as studying how companies design memorable experiences and create value through business model innovations. Ahmad also teaches and researches service innovation, with a particular interest in the application of service business models in engineering and manufacturing contexts. 3D printing/Additive manufacturing, Servitization and service management, Service experience, Technology ecosystems, Design management
Dr Ali Z. Bigdeli Ali’s primary research and expertise focuses on service growth strategies and digitalisation in industrial firms. His work explores how product-centric organisations, especially manufacturing, use digital technologies to innovate their business models around services, a transformation that is commonly coined as ‘servitization’. For the past 6 years, he has been extensively engaged with both multinational and small-medium sized manufacturing firms in order to understand servitization in practice and help the acceleration of the adoption and implementation of such strategies. Servitization, Operational and organisational transformation, Business model innovation
Dr Andrew Glencross Andrew's research interests include Brexit, European integration, international relations theory and issues affecting the Eurozone. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia and an Associate Editor at ECPR Press. Brexit, European integration, UK politics, European Politics, International relations theory, The Eurozone
Dr Becky Mallaband Becky is a lecturer in product design and a researcher in user centred design. Her specialist area is domestic energy, although she applies her knowledge to a range of subject areas. Her work includes studying user behaviour and feedback, and applying the findings to the design of technology, products or systems. Other research includes developing best practice and tools for cross-disciplinary socio-technical research. user centred design, domestic energy reduction, design for people, behaviour change
Dr Caroline Gray Caroline originally studied Modern Languages at Oxford, before reporting on Spanish politics and the economy during the height of the global financial crisis. She spent over six years in total living, studying and working in Spain at various stages before joining Aston and has a PhD on nationalist politics in the Basque Country and Catalonia from the University of Liverpool. Spanish politics and culture, European politics, Nationalist movements, Catalonia, Political decentralisation, Gibraltar