MIOIR currently hiring a research associate on the Science of Science for a new 2-year project
The MIOIR is currently inviting applicants for a full-time research associate position on a new project.
European Commission Awards Era-Learn Project Consortium Four-Year Grant
European coordination and support action grant to strengthen research partnerships through Era-Learn project (2023-27).
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research hosting the EUSPRI Winter School on AI4STIP
MIOIR invites applications for the AI4STIP Winter School, exploring AI's impact on science, technology and innovation policy.
New report on Attitudes Towards LegalTech Adoption in the UK
MIOIR researchers led a study funded by the Manchester Law and Technology Initiative into “Attitudes Towards LegalTech Adoption in the UK” with UCL and The Law Society.
AI and scientific productivity: Considering policy and governance challenges
MIOIR researchers contribute to OECD book on AI in Science, exploring policy and governance implications of AI and its impact on scientific productivity.
Ed Whiting is newly appointed as Honorary Professor
A senior figure within the government’s Levelling Up department has been appointed an Honorary Professor at MIOIR, within AMBS.
New Blog explores the potential of 3D bioprinting to address organ trafficking
Trang Tran, an MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship student, delves into the potential of 3D bio-printing in addressing the global issue of organ trafficking.
New Report on Regional Economic Growth through Innovation Policy and Business Engagement
MIOIR’s Elvira Uyarra part of research team that published a new report for the Innovation Caucus on Regional Economic Growth through Innovation Policy and Business Engagement.
MIOIR currently hiring a research associate(s) for a new UMRI project on Adoption of 3D-printers by SMEs
The MIOIR is currently inviting applications for a two part-time positions or one full-time position as research associates to work on a UMRI-funded interdisciplinary project.
Latest papers in the MIoIR Working Papers Series
Check out the two latest papers in the MIOIR Working Paper Series first by Jakob Edler and by Elvira Uyarra, Kieron Flanagan and Iris Wanzenböck.
Evaluation of Science and Innovation Policies Professional Course
MIOIR Professional development course on the Evaluation of Science and Innovation Policies in Manchester.
Special Issue on reconceptualizing university contribution to knowledge exchange
MIOIR’s Director Elvira Uyarra guest edited a special issue aiming to broaden our understanding of knowledge exchange motivations, channels and stakeholders in Higher Education Institutions.
Call for papers for 7th Geography of Innovation Conference 2024
The call for papers is now open! The MIOIR at the Alliance Manchester Business School is organising the 7th Geography of Innovation Conference, 10 – 12 January 2024.
MIOIR Researchers featured in the 30 year anniversary issue of Industry & Innovation
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research celebrate being featured in the 30 year anniversary issue of Industry & Innovation.
This month’s upcoming MIOIR Seminars with Robert Phaal, Michael Keenan and Eugenia Cacciatori
The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research is hosting three upcoming seminars with experts from the University of Cambridge, the OECD, and Bayes Business School.
New blog on Policy Alignment as a Key Driver for Inclusion in Urban Areas
Alina Kadyrova shares insights from her Manchester-Melbourne funded research visit, which aimed to investigate how innovation districts could bridge social and economic inequalities in urban areas.
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research to host the 7th Geography of Innovation Conference 2024
MIOIR and AMBS colleagues will be organising the 7th Geography of Innovation Conference on 10-12 January 2024, at The University of Manchester.
New blog exploring the crucial role of diversified knowledge in environmental innovation
MIOIR’s Martina Ayoub and Stephane Lhuillery are set to investigate what it takes to eco-innovate by exploring the knowledge components that can drive environmental innovation.
Launch of the MIOIR Working Paper Series
We are delighted to announce the official launch of the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Working Paper Series.
Welcome to new researcher at MIoIR
Welcome to new research associate Dr Abisope Akintola, who has recently joined Manchester Institute of Innovation Research.
Professor Raquel Ortega-Argilés has been conferred Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences this spring
Congratulations to Professor Raquel Ortega-Argilés, who has been conferred Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences this spring.
Upcoming Seminar: Strategic Maintenance of the World's Most Enduring Herbicide Technology
Professor Beatrice D’Ippolito will discuss how technological maintenance pursued across organisational boundaries remaps power relations in society more broadly.
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research to welcome EU-SPRI funded research visitor
Welcome to Maria Stadler, starting her circulation visit at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research.
Register now: Fred Jevons Lecture - Equity for Women in Science
This year’s Fred Jevons lecture will be given by Dr. Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Professor and Tom and Marie Patton School Chair in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Professor Jakob Edler appointed into German Council for Science & Humanities
Professor of Innovation Policy and Strategy and member of Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, Professor Jakob Edler has been appointed into the German Council for Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Register now: The Early Career Researchers Conference – SIIB2023
MIOIR is delighted to be sponsoring this year’s SIIB2023 Early Career Researchers Conference hosted by The British Academy of Management Special Interest Group in Entrepreneurship.
New article on Low-carbon reorientation in a declining industry
MIOIR Researchers Professor Frank Geels and Dr Julian Gregory conducted a longitudinal analysis of coevolving contexts and company strategies in the UK steel industry.
Towards green and just transitions in city regions
PhD candidate Usman Aziz, Professor Elvira Uyarra and Dr Josephine Mylan, from the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR) and Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), studied sustainability policymaking in city-regions.
MIOIR currently hiring a postdoctoral research associate for a new ESRC Project
The MIOIR is currently inviting applications for a full-time Post-doctoral Research Associate position (PDRA) to work on a new ESRC-funded research project.
New Article on One size does not fit all: The plurality of knowledge sources for transition to sustainable farming
Dr Martina Ayoub has published a new article in the Journal of Rural Studies based on a study exploring the relationship between knowledge sourcing and innovation in sustainable farming practices.
Researchers investigate the housing and construction sector’s key role in net-zero challenges
MIOIR Researchers have begun working on an important project ‘Addressing the net-zero and productivity challenges: How could the housing and construction sector play a key role?, funded by The Productivity Institute.
Special Issue on Open Science Policies as an Accelerator for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Dr Mayra Morales has published a new paper in the Special Issue by Journal of Science Policy & Governance entitled Equitable Research Capacity towards the Sustainable Development Goals: The Case for Open Science Hardware.
MIOIR Researchers launch new report on the Adoption of Digital Technologies and Skills in Greater Manchester
Silvia Massini, Mabel Sanchez-Barrioluengo, Xiaoxiao Yu have published a report exploring the key findings from ADiTS survey, in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Upcoming Seminar: Adoption of Digital Technologies and Skills in Greater Manchester
Mabel Sánchez Barrioluengo and Silvia Massini are hosting an online seminar based on the adoption of Digital Technologies and Skills in Greater Manchester, work in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Elvira Uyarra's Inaugural Lecture
Professor Elvira Uyarra will explore 'New generation innovation policy and the role of place' at the upcoming AMBS Original Thinking Lecture on Wednesday, 7 December 2022.
Professor Frank Geels among most highly cited researchers
For the fourth year running, MIOIR’s Professor Frank Geels was selected in the Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers list in the Social Sciences category.
MIOIR PhD Researchers have been awarded prestigious doctoral studies awards
MIOIR PhD researchers have been awarded prestigious Doctoral Studies Awards from the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA).
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