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Dr Zaina Gadema-Cooke

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Zaina is the Programme Leader for Logistics & Supply Chain Management BA (Hons) degree programme at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University.  She has extensive teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Her scholarly research focuses on the multi-disciplinary fields of sustainable supply chain management, political economy, critical social theory, organisational behaviour, behavioural economics, nudge theory for decision making and policy formation and LCA. 

Campus Address

Room CCE1 - 239, Newcastle Business School
City Campus East, Business and Law Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • BSc (Hons) June 30 2008
  • Member Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) 2016
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The use and usefulness of carbon labelling food: A policy perspective from a survey of UK supermarket shoppers, Gadema, Z., Oglethorpe, D. Dec 2011, In: Food Policy
  • The impact of carbon footprinting and carbon labelling food in the UK: which way forward?, Gadema, Z. Jul 2010, 6th Annual Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI) Doctoral Colloquium
  • Evaluating the uptake of carbon footprinting and labelling using PAS 2050:2008 in UK food supply chains, Gadema, Z. Jun 2010, Newcastle Business School’s Annual Doctoral Conference 2010
  • Putting a label on it, Gadema, Z. 31 May 2010, In: European Supply Chain Management
  • Approaching disaster management through social learning, O'Brien, G., O'Keefe, P., Gadema, Z., Swords, J. 2010, In: Disaster Prevention and Management
  • Geographers and geography: making waves for the wrong reasons, O'Keefe, P., O'Brien, G., Gadema, Z., Swords, J. 2010, In: Area
  • Carbon footprinting food commodities: does PAS 2050 mean we can have our cake and eat it?, Gadema, Z. 19 Jun 2009, Newcastle Business School’s Annual Doctoral Conference
  • From vulnerability to resilience: the adaptation continuum, O'Keefe, P., O'Brien, G., Gadema, Z., Devisscher, T. 2 Dec 2008, Multi-stakeholders Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction From National to Local : 3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Climate change and pesticides, Gadema, Z. Jun 2008, UK-South Asia Young Scientists and Practitioners Seminar on Climate Change and Disaster Impact Reduction
  • Climate change and disaster impact reduction, Gadema, Z., Aryal, K. 2008


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