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Dr Jennifer FerreiraProf Marylyn Carrigan Dr Carlos Ferreira Dr Alessandro Merendino Prof. Catherine Demangeot (IÉSEG School of Management, Paris)
The aim of the study is to explore the development of the café industry, and understand the role of different types of cafés in a range of urban spaces. Specifically the study seeks to examine not only the economic impact of cafes on surrounding areas, but the importance of cafés for different communities and cultures.
It addresses the following questions:
This research will endeavour to produce information not only for those working in the café industry, but academics, policy makers and the general public. The project will address knowledge gaps around the use of ‘third spaces’ in urban areas in the UK, as well as explore the contribution places such as cafés make to different communities, and the various roles that they play.
The project is designed to deliver impact to a broad range of interested parties including academics, those working in the café industry, policy makers and the general public. Findings of the research will be presented a series of international conferences, as well as a local dissemination event which will be made accessible to anyone with a potential interest in the project findings.
Broader information about the research topic, and updates on the research will be disseminated via the project blog
Funded by Network Rail, this project seeks to use a data-driven approach to sustainable operation, maintenance and development of the railway electrification system.
Join us as the Centre for Business in Society hosts two presentations from doctoral researcher Alessandro Di Bona and Dr Andrew Perchard. Alessandro will explore role and function of trade associations in the aerospace industry and Andrew will talk about corporate political activity in wartime America.
Researchers at the Centre for Business in Society team up with Creative United to deliver the new Prosper Programme, aimed at offering business support opportunities to around 70 arts and cultural organisations, companies or individual entrepreneurs in England.
This 3 year study will conduct a revised history of the nationalised British coal industry (1947-1994), examining this from a macro-, meso-, and micro-, perspective.
The aim of this doctoral research is to explore the internal and external drivers influencing citizens' participation in urban community food growing projects.