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Dr Matthew Tickle BSc (Hons), PGCert, PhD, SFHEA, MCIPS

Lecturer in Operations Management Operations and Supply Chain Management


    Personal Statement

    Matthew Tickle is a Lecturer in Operations Management at the University of Liverpool. He holds a BSc and a PhD in Operations Management, both from the University of Liverpool. His PhD thesis created a framework for building and managing business-to-business virtual communities. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy as well as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

    Matthew is the Director of Studies for the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management and teaches both on campus and online.

    Matthew’s research interests include Operations and Supply Chain Management, in particular Humanitarian Supply Chains, Quality management, and e-business tools and technologies. He has published in journals such as Technovation, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Production Research, Production Planning and Control, and the International Journal of Logistics – Research and Applications. He has also been involved in ERDF, FP6 (PRO-INNO Europe), and KTP research projects.

    Prior to his Academic appointment, Matthew worked as a project manager in the software development industry.

    Prizes or Honours

    • University of Liverpool Teaching and Student Experience Award (University of Liverpool, 2023)
    • Certificate of Teaching Excellence (University of Liverpool, 2023)
    • Chris Voss Highly Commended Paper Award at EUROMA 2019 (2018)
    • Certificate of Teaching Excellence (University of Liverpool, 2019)
    • Certificate of Teaching Excellence (University of Liverpool, 2015)

    Other Personal Distinctions

    • Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Distinction) (University of Liverpool, 2017)