Faculty seminars

We run a regular programme of seminars within the Management School, sharing our latest research and inviting guest speakers to do the same. Take a closer look at upcoming events, and check back regularly to see the updated list of seminars taking place

Previous Seminars

Accounting and Finance

When Where Speaker(s) Subject
17th February 2021, 2pm - 3.30pm   MS Teams  Professor Bartosz Gebka, Newcastle University Business School  The stock market effects of financial reforms in the EU: The case of investor herding under MAD and TSP.
Wednesday 2 December, 3pm, 2020 MS Teams Professor Janusz Brzeszczyński, Northumbria University Central Bank's Communication and Markets Reactions: Polish Evidence
Wednesday 18 November, 3pm, 2020 MS Teams Olga Khalina, European University with Dr Khurram Shahzad Market reaction to IFRS 15 related pronouncements
Wednesday 4 March, 3.30pm, 2020 C.2B121 Daniel Schmidt, University of Hohenheim The Impact of Regional Banking Systems on Firms and SMES.
Wednesday 12 February, 3.30pm, 2020 C.1A71 Professor Arnab Bhattacharjee, Heriot-Watt University Structural Models of Cross-Section Dependence in Stock Returns
Wednesday 29 January, 1pm, 2020 C.2B76 Dr Kenneth Hugh Weir, Heriot-Watt University  TBC
Wednesday 15 January, 3pm, 2020 C.1A71 Dr Antonios Siganos, University of Glasgow A Novel Measure of Sleep Based on Google: The Case for Financial Markets 
Wednesday 4 December 2019, 1pm C.4W1 Dr Maria Boutchkova, University of Edinburgh The Unnatural Luck of the Executives of Poineer Natural Resources.
Wednesday 27 November 2019, 1pm SCH Erskine/Fintry Alistair Haig, University of Edinburgh The Potential for Machine Learning in Investment Research.
Wednesday 20 November 2019, 1pm  C.2B40 Dr Leonidas Barbopoulos, Glasgow University Do financial advisors provide tangible benefits to acquirers in earnout-based M&As?
Wednesday 30 October 2019, 3pm C.2B40 Professor Robert Hudson, University of Hull Modelling Moving Average Rules and their Causes Comprehensive Evidence from Around the World?
Wednesday 25 September 2019, 3pm C.2B42 Dr Chandra Thapa, University of Strathclyde Access to internal capital, creditor rights and corporate borrowing: Does group affiliation matter?
Wednesday 24 April 2019, 1pm   Dr Tsakou Katerina, Swansea University  
Wednesday 30 January 2019, 1.00pm   Dr Ronan Gallagher, University of Edinburgh    
Wednesday 12 December 2018, 2.30pm C.3B147 Dr Eleni Chatzivgeri, Heriot-Watt University   
Wednesday 28 November 2018, 1pm C.2B74 Dr Ejiogu Amanze, University of Leicester The Social Life of Profit within the English Social Housing Sector
Wednesday 14 November 2018, 2pm C.2B74 Dr Maggie Chen, University of Cardiff Interpreting market inefficiency vs. irrationality using news sentiment and information entropy
Wednesday 17 October 2018, 2.30pm Cottrell 2A19 Professor John Cotter, University College Dublin Mixed-Frequency Macro-Financial Spillovers
Wednesday 12 September 2018, 1pm C.2B38 Professor Lee Parker, University of Glasgow  The Construction of the Efficient Office: Scientific Management, Accountability  and the Neo-Liberal State



When Where Speaker(s) Subject
Tuesday 7 April, 2.30pm, 2020 C.2B86 Andrea Mattozzi, European University Institute TBC
Tuesday 31 March, 2.30pm, 2020


Matthias Fahn, University of Linz TBC
Tuesday 24 March, 2.30pm, 2020 C.2B74 Celine Azemar, University of Glasgow TBC
Tuesday 3 March, 2.30pm, 2020 C.3B160 Sotiris Karkalakos, University of Piraeus TBC
Tuesday 19 November 2019, 2.30pm 4C1 Dr Kyriakos Neanidis, University of Manchester  Macroprudential Regulation and Investment. 
Tuesday 12 November 2019, 2.30pm C.2B86 Associate Professor Susana Peralta, Nova Business School I Like the Way You Move: Tax Competition in Portuguese Municipal Corporate Income Tax. 
Tuesday 5 November 2019, 2.30pm C.4U5 Dr Andrea Martinangeli, Max Planck Institute for Tax and Public Finance (Munich) Immigration vs. Poverty: Casual Impact on Demand for Redistribution in a Survey Experiement.
Tuesday 29 October 2019, 2.30pm C.4U5 Dr Maria Grydaki, University of Stirling The Role of Credit on TFP Growth.
Tuesday 15 October 2019, 2.30pm C.3B31 Dr Maja Adena, Berlin Social Science Center Personalized fundraising: a field experiment on threshold matching of donations. 
Tuesday 8 October 2019, 2.30pm 4C1 Professor George Panos, University of Glasgow Financial lliteracy and attitudes to cryptocurrencies. 
Tuesday 24 September 2019, 2.30pm C.3B31 Dr Romains Crastes di Sourd, University of Leeds True Lies: Hypothetical Bias and Deception in Stated Preference Studies. 
Tuesday 17 September 2019, 2.30pm C.2B74 Dr Valeria Maria Toledo Gallegos, University of Stirling Summarizing spatial patterns of WTP: The case of estuarine ecosystem services in Scotland. 
Tuesday 2 April 2019, 2pm C.2B87 Dr Catherine Thomas, LSE  
Tuesday 26 March 2019, 2pm C.2B88 Miss Antonia Schwarz, University of Sussex   
Tuesday 19 March 2019, 2pm C.2B129 Wanda Mimra, ETH Zurich  
Tuesday 12 March 2019, 2pm C.2X6 Professor David Stadelmann, University of Bayreuth   
Tuesday 5 March 2019, 2pm C.2B129 Associate Professor Asa Lofgren, University of Gothenburg  
Tuesday 26 February 2019, 2pm C.2B129 Professor Duncan McVicar, Queen's University Belfast  
Tuesday 12 February 2019, 2pm C.4W6 Dr Athina Economou, University of Thessaly  
Tuesday 5 February 2019, 2pm C.2X6 Dr Charles Palmer, LSE  
Tuesday 29 January 2019, 2pm C.2X6 Dr Stephane Wolton, LSE  
Wednesday 23 January 2019, 1.30pm Logie LT Professor Eyal Winter, The Hebrew University   Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational than We Thnk
Tuesday 22 January 2019, 2pm C.2X6 PhD Presentation, University of Stirling  
Tuesday 15 January 2019, 2pm C.2B87 Ms Seyma Vahop, Strathclyde University Bayesian composite likelihood methods for large VAR models with time varying parameters and stochastic volatility. 
Tuesday 27 November 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Anja Prummer, Queen Mary University of London TBC
Tuesday 20 November 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Erlend Sandorf, University of Stirling TBC
Tuesday 13 November 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Juan S. Morales, Collegio Carlo Alberto  TBC
Tuesday 6 November 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Jaap Bos, Maastricht University  TBC
Tuesday 30 October 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Jeremy Clark, University of Canterbury TBC
Tuesday 16 October 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Robert Akerlof, University of Warwick  TBC
Tuesday 9 October 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Johannes Lohse, University of Birmingham  TBC
Tuesday 2 October 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Simeon Schudy, LMU Munich TBC
Tuesday 25 September 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Marcel Lukas, University of Edinburgh  TBC
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 2pm C.3A142 Vojtech Bartos, LMU Munich TBC

Management, Work and Organisation

When Where Speaker(s) Subject
Friday 1 May, 12pm, 2020 4C2 Professor Daniel Muzio, University of York Valuation devices and the dynamic legitimacy-performativity nexus: The case of PEP in the English legal profession. 
Thursday 30 April, 1pm, 2020 4C2 Advanced Research Methods and Academic Practice session hosted by the Management and Organisation Studies research group Publishing with Professor Daniel Muzio of the Journal of Management Studies. 
Wednesday 19 February, 3pm, 2020 1A71 Dr Tom Kane, University of Stirling Toward Triple Helix Implementation Teams for National Rollouts of GNU Health. 
Wednesday 12 February, 1pm, 2020 C.2B44 Kirstine Collins, University of Stirling Skills Development: From Learner to Practitioner.
Thursday 5 December 2019, 3pm C.1A71 Dr Fumi Kitagawa, University of Edinburgh Contextualising entrepreneurship capital for graduate start-ups:  The interplay between University, region and general economic conditions. 
Wednesday 20 November 2019, 3pm C.2A19 Professor Ron McQuaid, University of Stirling European and other funding - some hints and suggestions. 
Wednesday 30 October 2019, 3pm C.2B42 Professor George Burt & Professor Sharon Bolton, University of Stirling Moral Economy and Sustainable Business: Re-integrating People, Planet and Profit. 
Monday 21 October 2019, 3pm C.2B87 Professor Paula McDonald, Queensland University of Technology "A great awakening with many dangers".  What has to #MeToo movement achieved?
Wednesday 16 October 2019, 3pm C.2B129 Professor Philip Taylor, Strathclyde University State, Labour and Capital - A Case Study of the Amazon Fulfilment Centre. 
Thursday 20 June 2019, 12noon C.2B84 Professor Walter Scherrer, University of Salzburg Public - Private Partnerships and Innovation (Host: Professor Ron McQuaid).
Friday 10 May 2019, 3.00pm C.2A9/11 Professor Gibson Burrell & Professor Karen Dale 'Building the New Academic'.
Thursday 21 March 2019, 1.30pm C.3B129 Dr Peter Mathews, University of Stirling Fix My Street! Using admnistrative data to understand neighbourhood environmental quality and coproducing analysis of 'Big Data'.
Thursday 7 March 2019, 12noon C.2B42 Dr Robin Burrow, Cardiff University Freedom through isolation: Exploring the interplay between space, time and affect in elite kitchens.
Thursday 14 February 2019, 12noon  C.3X11 Dr Suzanne Mawson, University of Stirling Nostalgia and (re) constructions of 'home': Exploring entrepreneurial activity among Syrian refugees in the UK.
Thursday 6 December 2018, 1pm TBC Assoc Professor Greg Singh, University of Stirling Data Literacies to Build Bridges: Findings of the RSE Life in Data Research Network.
Tuesday 20 November 2018, 11am & 3pm C.3B129 & C.3X11 Professor Mark Tadajewski, University of York Workshop & In-depth Masterclass.
Thursday 8 November 2018, 3pm C.2B40 Gerry Edgar, University of Stirling & Omid Ali Kharazmi, University of Mashhad Evaluation of Cluster Development Efficiency: Furniture and Saffron Clusters in the City of Mashhad, Iran.
Thursday 4 October 2018, 3pm C.3Y11 Lila Skountridaki, University of Stirling & Andrew Barron, University of Toulouse The role of professional values in corporate political activity: The case of lobbyists in Brussels.



Marketing and Retail

When Where Speaker(s) Subject
Wednesday 26 February, 1pm, 2020 C.3Y11 Dr John Harvey  Food waste, food social multiplexity: Transformative consumer research with the world's largest peer-to-peer food sharing service. 
Wednesday 12 February, 1pm, 2020 C.3Y11 Professor Olivier Badot The Future of Retailing in Society 4.0. 
Wednesday 29 January, 1pm, 2020 C.2X2 Dr Bashir Saade, University of Stirling  IS and Game of Thrones: The Global between Tradition, Identity and the Politics of Spectacle.
Wednesday 30 October 2019, 10am C.3Y11 Professor Pauline McLaren Dark Dining: The Power of Horrors in a Service Experience. 
Wednesday 11 September 2019, 1pm C.2B48 Professor Mark Tadajewski  Habit as a Central Concept in Marketing: On 'Bio-anatomopolitics'.  Habit and the Subconscious Self. 
Tuesday 3 September 2019, 1pm C.2B129 Dr Arry Tanusndjaj Portfolios: Patterns in brand penetration, market share and hero produc variants. 
Wednesday 10 April 2019, 12noon   Dr Amy Goode, University of Stirling & Dr Stephanie Anderson, University of Glasgow  
Wednesday 3 April 2019, 1pm   Dr Hayiel Hino, Ariel University   
Wednesday 27 March 2019, 1pm   Professor Iain Black, University of Stirling  
Wednesday 30 January 2019, 1pm   Dr Chloe Preece, Royal Halloway Visualizing Consumer Culture: A Semiotic Understanding of Interpreted Brands
Wednesday 23 January 2019, 1pm C.2A87 Dr Teresa Pereira Heath, Nottingham University   
Wednesday 21 November 2018, 12:30pm C.2B48 Prof Mark Tadejewski, Editor in Chief for Journal of Marketing Management Habit as a Central Concept in Marketing: On ‘Bio-anatomopolitics’, Habit and the Subconscious Self 
Wednesday 14 November 2018, 1pm C.2B48 Dr Delia Vazquez, University of Manchester

 The influence of a second screen on TV audiences’ PSI interactions and impulse buying behaviours

Friday 2 November 2018, 2pm C.3Y11 Prof Neil Coe, National University of Singapore TBC

For more information on the M&R Seminar Series please email carolyn.wilson@stir.ac.uk

Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)

When Where Speaker(s) Subject
29 March 2021 6.30pm MS Teams   Alternative Careers in Finance
24 March 2021 2pm MS Teams


SMIF virtual stock pitch event
22 March 2022 6.30pm Zoom

Glasgow University

Trading & Investment Club (GUTIC) Collaboration

The FAANGM debate
15 March 2021 6.30pm  MS Teams Dr Kyle McEnery of Baillie Gifford AI in Investments 
10 March 2021 2pm MS Teams  Russell Napier  Key lessons for investors from financial history
8 March 2021 6.30pm MS Teams


Spring 2021 SMIF virtual stock pitch - qualifying rounds
3 March 2021 2pm MS Teams

Colin McLean

CEO at SVM Asset Management

Bull Markets, Overconfidence, and the Illusion of Wisdom 
1 March 2021 6.30pm MS Teams

Johnny McCamley 

Founder of CryptoClear

Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain 
22 February 2021 6.30pm MS Teams

Greogorio Rossi

Fixed income broker at Tullet Prebon

From the SMIF to Investment Broker; My career + Guide on Pitching Stocks
15 February 2021 6.30pm MS Teams Alexander Onelli Insight Into Investment Banking and The World’s Greatest Investors
8 February 2021 6.30pm MS Teams   SMIF on Personal Investing and the story of GameStop
1 February 2021 6.30pm MS Teams David Frost & Mark Sharpe Bull vs. bear: a Tesla debate
25 January 2021 6pm MS Teams Dereck Borthwick Psychology of Sales & Pitching
Monday 19th October, 6.30pm, 2020 MS Teams Dr Isaac Tabner Stock Picking and Pitching and the basics of applying portfolio theory.
Wednesday 25 March, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Jimmy Smith, Executive Director at Walter Scott & Partners Ltd My Investment Career.
Wednesday 18 March, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Spring Semester SMIF Stock Pitch Event 
Wednesday 11 March, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Michael Nicol, Investment Manager, European Equities, Kames Capital Challenges in managing a £1.5 billion European investment fund, in a low interest rate environment.
Wednesday 4 March, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Colin MacLean, CEO of SVM Asset Management Behavioural Investing.
Wednesday 26 February, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Tomas Carruthers, founder of Project Heather A Social Stock Exchange for a Global Scotland.
Wednesday 12 February, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Patrick O'Bryan, formerly UBS Capital Markets and Corporate Governance.
Wednesday 5 February, 2pm , 2020 LTW1 Russell Napier, Chairman eri-c.com Lessons for Investors from Financial History.
Wednesday 22 January, 2pm, 2020 LTW1 Shaheen Vergee, Head of Educational Partnership, CFA UK  Webinar: 'The CFA and IMC qualifications and investment career.
Wednesday 20 November 2019, 2pm LTB3 Lorna Blyth, Royal London Diversifying Your Investment Career.
Wednesday 13 November 2019, 2pm LTB3 Autumn Semester SMIF Stock Pitch Event  
Wednesday 6 November 2019, 2pm LTB3 Nigel Morecroft, COIF Charity Funds The Origins of Asset Management from 1700 to 1960.
Wednesday 30 October 2019, 2pm  LTB3 John Young, RBS Cryptocurrencies. 
Wednesday 9 October 2019, 2pm LTB3 Stephen Clapham, behindthebalancesheet.com Accounting Red Flags.
Wednesday 20 March 2019, 2pm LTW1 SMIF - Student Managed Investment Fund  Stock Pitch Event. 
Wednesday 6 March 2019, 2pm LTW1 Colin McLean, CEO of SVM Asset Management  Behavioural Investing. 
Wednesday 13 February 2019, 2pm LTW1 Paul Hughes, Head of Investment Risk, Trading & Quantitative Analysis and Martin Currie Investment Management Decomposing Portfolio Risk.
Wednesday 16 February 2019, 2pm LTW1 Honorary Professor Russell Napier, University of Stirling & author of The Solid Ground investment report Key Lessons from Financial History for Investors.  
Wednesday 30 January 2019, 2pm LTW1 Jon Beckett, Author of #New Fund Order Triage of Risk.
Wednesday 28 November 2018, 2pm Lecture Theatre W1 Kim Catechis, Head of Global Emerging Markets, Martin Currie Investment Management Limited  
Wednesday 21 November 2018, 2pm Lecture Theatre W1

Autumn 2018 SMIF Stock Pitch Event


Wednesday 14 November 2018, 2pm Lecture Theatre A3 Neil Semple, Department for International Trade Exports as a Driver of Growth - they UK Creative Industries.
Wednesday 31 October 2018, 4.30pm Lecture Theatre A3 Andy Kelly, Leadership Factory and Steve Morris, ESM Investments  Effective management, how to spot red flags and what to look for in a board.
Wednesday 17 October 2018, 2pm Lecture Theatre W1 Kweku Adoboli, former trader at UBS  
Wednesday 10 October 2018, 2pm Lecture Theatre A3

Chrisoula Karatzouni, CFA, Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, Edinburgh

Priya Ramsden, Relationship Manager, CFA Society of the United Kingdom

Working in the investment profession and careers in finance.

The Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualifications. 
Wednesday 3 October 2018, 2pm Lecture Theatre W1 Dr Isaac Tabner, CFA, University of Stirling Quick Guide to Stock Picking & Pitching.