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April research highlights from Southampton Business School

Published: 4 May 2017

This page provides a spotlight on some of the most recent activity in Southampton Business School, with news about publications, speaking engagements and funded research.

Papers Accepted

Brito, M.P. and Griffiths, G., 2017. Updating Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Risks based on the Effectiveness of Risk Mitigation. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology.

Special Achievements

Dr Çağrı Koç, currently a postdoctoral researcher at HEC Montréal since October 2015, has received the prestigious 2015 OR Society Doctoral Award from the Operational Research (OR) Society. This was based on his doctoral thesis entitled Heterogeneous Location and Pollution-Routing Problems, supervised by Prof Tolga Bektas and Prof Julia Bennell also with Gilbert Laporte from HEC Montreal, visiting Professor at SBS. In addition to a cash prize of £1,500, he will be invited to present his research at the next annual conference of the OR Society, in February 2018. This is a great achievement for Cagri, his supervisors and the whole Business School. Dr Koç has been an exceptional doctoral student who, before completing his PhD thesis, was already able to publish his research work in prestigious academic journals (2 papers published in 4*ABS journals and 1 paper published in a 3*ABS journal). In recognition of these achievements, he was awarded the PGR Publication Award three times during his PhD candidature at the Southampton Business School.

Professor Yehuda Baruch was re-appointed to the Editorial Review Board of the Academy of Management Learning & Education (4* journal). View his profile

Professor Steve Brown presented a seminar at Sussex University, titled: ‘The Impact of Types of Strategy Processes on Operations Performance. View his profile

Dr Stefan Cantore (supported by three UG students Rowledge, T. Jennings, A. and Ivanov, I.) presented at the Change Agents’ Network Conference, Exeter University on 20th April 2017 a workshop entitled: Do you mean I can study what I am really interested in?’ Practicing self-managed learning in UK business schools.



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