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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
  • Developing future managers through business simulation gaming in the UK and Hong Kong: exploring the interplay between cognitive realism, decision-making and performance, Lean, J., Newbery, R., Moizer, J., Hoddoud, M., Lim, W. 23 Jun 2023, In: Internet Research
  • Exploring EO strategic performance measures: value-added versus efficiency outcomes, Newbery, R., Roderick, S., Sauer, J., Gorton, M., Robbins, K. 4 May 2023, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research
  • Entrepreneurial Place Leadership: Negotiating the Entrepreneurial Landscape, Newbery, R., Baranchenko, Y., Bell, C. 21 Jul 2022
  • Entrepreneurial Place Leadership, Newbery, R., Baranchenko, Y., Bell, C. 21 Jul 2022, Entrepreneurial Place Leadership, Bingley, Emerald
  • Exploring Refugees Entrepreneurial Support Organisations in Uganda, Tibaingana, A., Smith, M., Newbery, R. 21 Jul 2022, Entrepreneurial Place Leadership, Bingley, 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
  • Making a living through and for visual arts in East Africa, Burton, A., Nabulime, L., Newbery, R., Richter, P., Tibaingana, A., Wilkinson, A. 5 Aug 2021, Developing Creative Economies in Africa, London, Taylor & Francis
  • 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

  • Geoffrey Bwireh Volunteerism, Mixed Embeddedness and Entrepreneurial Behavior of Congolese Youth Refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Southwestern Uganda Start Date: 01/10/2022
  • 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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