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Research making an impact


Industrial Rejuvenation in Portugal & UK

This project, funded by the Regional Studies Association, was aimed at investigating how organisational and network capital influence path renewal and path creation processes in old industrial regions in the North of Portugal and the UK.

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An organic knowledge management system

This project was funded by the European Union FP7 programme and developed an organic knowledge management framework system for small European knowledge-intensive companies, using enterprise social software and semantic technologies.

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An archive for replaying interactive performances

This AHRC funded project aimed at designing and evaluating an archive for replaying interactive performances.

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Our research themes

  • Strategic approaches, management strategies and innovation;
  • Social practice approaches, including knowledge work and knowledge communities;
  • Systems approaches including the digital workplace, KM systems and collaborative systems, virtual interaction and knowledge organisation.

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Recent projects and research areas

  • Cross-boundary knowledge management: the case of an interdisciplinary research project for the development of Computerized Tomography (CT) and Digital X-Ray (DR) scanners at National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), in Thailand

Funders and collaborators

Research carried out within this group is funded by a wide range of organisations

  • European Union FP7 programme
  • Santander
  • Cross-cutting Directors of Research and Innovation Interdisciplinary Scholarships
  • Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
  • Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences (HEA-ICS)
  • Centre for Inquiry-Based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences (CILASS)
  • Regional Studies Association

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