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Dr Robert Newbery

Head of Department

Department: Newcastle Business School

Robert is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and has worked extensively in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. He has founded and run a number of entrepreneurial businesses having a PhD, MSc, MBA and BSc. He is particularly interested in how entrepreneurship is being used for development in both the 'Global North' and 'Global South' and is actively supporting the Entrepreneurship Educator Foundation for East Africa (EEFEA). 

Robert is Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation within the EIS Department at Northumbria University. Prior to this he led the Marketing, Operations and Systems Department at Newcastle University.

Robert Newbery

 

Robert is conducting research looking at the intersection of entrepreneurship and poverty. He also monitors and evaluates the impact of entrepreneurship and innovation programmes, with a current involvement with research commercialisation programmes and the impact of serious games upon entrepreneurial outcomes.

 

Geographies of interest

- UK and Europe (particularly as regards farming entrepreneurship and rural business models; business associations)

- East Africa (entrepreneurship and poverty, business models and innovative supply chains; networks of support)

- West Africa (business models and development)

- South America (social entrepreneurship)

 

Ph.D students

I am pleased to talk to potential Ph.D students with interesting proposals that link into my research interests and / or geographies of interest.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Entrepreneurial Place Leadership: negotiating the entrepreneurial landscape, Newbery, R., Baranchenko, Y., Bell, C. 2022
  • Entrepreneurial Place Leadership, Newbery, R., Baranchenko, Y., Bell, C. 2022, Entrepreneurial Place Leadership, Emerald
  • Exploring Refugees Entrepreneurial Support Organisations in Uganda, Tibaingana, A., Baillie Smith, M., Newbery, R. 2022, Entrepreneurial Place Leadership, Emerald
  • The Entrepreneurial Imaginary: the hyper-real case of the Zombiepreneur, Newbery, R., Jinman, A. 1 Feb 2022, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Export Intention in Developing Countries: A Configuration Approach to Managerial Success Factors, Haddoud, M., Jones, P., Newbery, R. 2 Jan 2021, In: Journal of Small Business Management
  • Poverty and the varieties of entrepreneurship in the pursuit of prosperity, Kimmitt, J., Muñoz, P., Newbery, R. 1 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Business Venturing
  • The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Implications for Rural Economies, Phillipson, J., Gorton, M., Turner, R., Shucksmith, M., Aiken-McDermott, K., Areal, F., Cowie, P., Hubbard, C., Maioli, S., McAreavey, R., Souza Monteiro, D., Newbery, R., Panzone, L., Rowe, F., Shortall, S. 12 May 2020, In: Sustainability
  • The role of the expert knowledge broker in rural development: Renewable energy funding decisions in Greece, Apostolopoulos, N., Chalvatzis, K., Liargovas, P., Newbery, R., Rokou, E. 1 Aug 2020, In: Journal of Rural Studies
  • Determinants of livelihood choices and artisanal entrepreneurship in Nigeria, Igwe, P., Madichie, N., Newbery, R. 4 Jun 2019, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research

Anneke Edmonds How do women entrepreneurs experience a campus tech-incubator and how does this impact on women’s entrepreneurial intentions, and on their entrepreneurial practice? Start Date: 06/01/2021

  • Business andManagement Studies PhD February 15 2011
  • MSc July 31 2007
  • MBA July 31 2003


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