Research Impact

The University of Liverpool Management School's research impact meets the highest standards of reach and significance, locally, nationally and globally.

Currency internationalisation

Brazil's role in regional currency internationalisation

Drs Belfrage and Nilsson have been helping to shape policy at the South American trade bloc Mercosur, through close work with the Brazilian Central Bank.

Gender diversity on the board of directors in Latin America

Breaking the Latin American glass ceiling

Dr Poletti-Hughes has identified that gender diversity has a positive impact on board effectiveness in Latin American companies.

Protection of vulnerable players in the gambling industry

Holding gambling to account

Professors Forrest and McHale's research has been used to develop algorithms to identify and protect gamblers who may be suffering from harm, through shaping Department of Culture, Media and Sport policy.

Improving organisational leadership processes and practices

Improving organisational leadership

Dr Rigg and colleague’s research shows that improvements can be made in organisational leadership capacity and performance by introducing a collaborative problem-solving business culture.

Organisational and operational innovations for sustained competitiveness and growth in SMEs

Sustaining SMEs competitiveness and growth through innovation

Professor Andy Lyons led a research group to develop a method to ensure that SMEs are able to adapt to a vast range of complex business contexts, with a focus on supply chains.

International patent systems

International patent systems

Dr Papageorgiadis has developed an annual composite index that rates the effectiveness of the patent systems of 51 countries.

Juggling parenthood Professor Caroline Gatrell & Dr Laura Radcliffe

Juggling parenthood, employment and the work-life balance

Dr Radcliffe and Professor Gatrell’s research explores how employed parents manage boundaries between paid work and personal lives, with a particular focus on gender and health.

Promoting Sustainable Menstrual Hygiene Management Policy in India

Shaping India's MHM policy

Dr Garikipati uses her research on menstrual hygiene in India to inform a multi-pronged advocacy strategy with institutional stakeholders from the WASH sector to promote ‘informed choice’ and ‘sustainability’ in India’s menstrual hygiene landscape.

Transforming palliative and end-of-life care for service users Dr Lynn Sudbury-Riley, Professor Pippa Hunter-Jones & Dr Ahmed Al-Abdin

Maintaining dignity in dying

Professor Hunter-Jones, Dr Sudbury-Riley and Dr Al-Abdin developed a new, dynamic Trajectory Touchpoint Tool to capture stories of patient and family experiences in the delivery of end-of-life care leading to recommendations of ways to improve the service offered.

Procurement and service delivery policy development for the UK Ministry of Defence

Streamlining supply chain practices within the MoD

Professor Lyons led this knowledge exchange project for the Ministry of Defence to research procurement and supply chain practices.

Delivering value through collaborative working in social housing

Creating value in social housing procurement

Dr Meehan's research has developed new procurement approaches for social housing providers that deliver financial benefit whilst also building longer-term community benefits.

Sport integrity

Sports integrity

Research undertaken by Professors Forrest and McHale has been used to inform global strategy to combat match fixing in sport.

Rural Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: REFLECT

Rural entrepreneurship ecosystems: REFLECT

Research by Professor Munoz currently informs the 2019-2021 National Strategy for Rural Development and the new support programme Acelera Chile, which seeks to promote entrepreneurship in rural areas.

Identifying how business support programmes help growth

Identifying how business support programmes help SME growth

Dr Giordano's research focuses on the impact European funded business support programmes, run by the Management School, have had on over 150 high-growth small firms in the Liverpool city-region.

Enhancing the livelihoods of women in rural India

Enhancing the lives of women in rural India

Dr Garikipati’s research led to a collaboration with India’s national rural apex bank to develop a livelihoods module for their web-based data sharing platform which helps map and enhance investment in the livelihoods of rural women.

Design and improvement of digitisation policies to support small and medium farmers Jorge Hernandez

Design and improvement of digitisation policies

Research by Dr Jorge Hernandez investigates the barriers farmers and small food supply chain stakeholders are facing to develop their production processes under high uncertainty and risk internationally.

Behavioural insights research transforms community infrastructure investment Yiquan Gu

Transforming community infrastructure investment

Dr Yiquan Gu's behavioural insights research has reformed three key policy areas on the financial and in-kind investments that accompany real estate development in England.

The value of the social economy in a metropolitan city region Alan Southern

The value of the social economy in a metropolitan city region

Research by Dr Alan Southern on the value of the social economy in the Liverpool City Region (LCR), has led to new strategic initiatives supported by the Metro Mayor and Combined Authority.

Satellite Imagery for Institutional Credit (two impact cases) Gopal Narayanamurthy

Satellite Imagery for Institutional Credit

Dr Narayanamurthy and his research team, in collaboration with SatSure, investigate how satellite imagery can be used to expand access to institutional credit for small and marginalized farmers in Indian agri-food supply chains.

Assisting central banks in improving monetary policy decision making Oliver de Groot

Assisting central banks in improving monetary policy decision making

Professor Oliver de Groot, in collaboration with the economists at the European Central Bank (ECB), is developing novel methods and tools for studying the optimal mix of central bank policy instruments, suitable for informing policymakers with the aim of improving monetary policy decisions.

Modern Slavery Dr Bruce Pinnington and Dr Jo Meehan

Modern Slavery

Dr Jo Meehan and Dr Bruce Pinnington are leading a programme of research working with government agencies, organisations, and NGOs, to explore how supply chains are responding to new TISC legislation.

Leading technology transfer in service of food security and poverty alleviation in Mozambique Dr Paul Ellwood and Dr Clare Rigg

Leading technology transfer in service of food security and poverty alleviation in Mozambique

Dr Paul Ellwood and Dr Clare Rigg provide a distinctive approach to change management and leadership in complex multi-stakeholder contexts labelled the "Liverpool Model". The model has been applied within Food security programme in Mozambique following participation of the programme CEO in an ULMS Executive Education course.

Postgraduate research opportunities

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