Professor Nola Hewitt-Dundas
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science
Queen's Business School
Professor Hewitt-Dundas' research interests include the dynamics of innovation ecosystems in an international context, innovation, technology transfer and networks with an emphasis on small and medium enterprises, business strategy and technology adoption.
Professor Hewitt-Dundas' research has been driven by the desire to explain business performance and how this is affected by the ecosystem that businesses are located in. She has worked extensively with businesses and policy makers in the UK, Ireland and internationally, evaluating and advising on how governments can intervene to overcome failures in the market that constrain business growth. In more recent years, a strand of this work has focused on technology transfer and the evaluation of university commercialisation efforts including academic spin-offs.
Her research interests include the dynamics of innovation ecosystems in an international context, innovation, technology transfer and networks with an emphasis on small and medium enterprises, business strategy and technology adoption.
FieldsEntrepreneurship Innovation Management
Areas of Expertise
business, innovation, business growth, technology adoption, management, industry
Professor Hewitt-Dundas has extensive experience with broadcast, print and online media.
- Call to adopt US model to create more university spinouts (Financial Times)
- Queen’s University Belfast launch new MBA program (Irish Central, 24/05/2018)
- Queen’s Launches New MBA Programme (Business Eye, 28/02/2018)
Associated Research Centres / Projects
Professor Hewitt-Dundas is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, a Senior Research Fellow with the UK Enterprise Research Centre, an ESRC-Innovate UK Innovation Caucus Thought Leader