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Nineteen faculty, staff and student researchers will present their research at the annual UCD College of Business Research Symposium 2021

  • Date: Thu, Jun 3, 2021

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A highlight on the calendar, this event showcases the latest findings in cutting edge, business research topics at Ireland’s leading business School and offer a glimpse into future business trends that are capturing the curiosity of world renowned business faculty and up and coming research stars. This year, themes focus on Sustainability, Enabling Humanity, Health & Wellbeing and Disruptive Technologies.

All are welcome to attend all or part of the day-long event on Friday, June 11 via Zoom and registration is available here

Please see the full schedule below and in PDF format here College of Business Research Symposium.

UCD College of Business Research Symposium 2021 Agenda


10.00-10.10 Prof. Donna Marshall, Vice-Principal for Research and Innovation, UCD College of Business

Sustainability: Environmental, Social, Governance: Hosted by Dr. Penelope Muzanenhamo

• 10.10-10.30 The forgotten 900% oil and gas CO2e emissions: Scope 3 and the Covid-19 mobility shock, Fabiola Schneider & Prof. Andreas Hoepner
• 10.30-10.45 How can railway systems withstand disastrous circumstances? Dr. Annunziata Amideo
• 10.45-11.00 Tax: Morals and multinational enterprises, Dr. Emer Hunt
• 11.00-11.15 Ensuring a just and inclusive transition to low-carbon supply chains, Dr. Hakan Karaosman, Irene Ward & Prof. Donna Marshall
• 11.15-11.30 Sustainability or mere survival among vulnerable Zimbabwean market actors?: Hard work, poor-to-poor giving and political action 'outsourced to God’, Dr. Penelope Muzanenhamo & Dr. Rashedur Chowdhury

Break 10 minutes

Enabling Humanity: Hosted by Dr. Virginia Stewart

• 11.40-12.00 Are boards of directors teams? Prof. Niamh Brennan
• 12.00-12.15 Leader inclusiveness and team resilience, Dr. Julia Backmann
• 12.15-12.30 Tribunals of Inquiry as Instruments of Social Control and Change, Dr. Paul McGrath
• 12.30-12.45 Boards of directors performing governance, Helen Pernelet and Prof. Niamh Brennan
• 12.45-13.00 A relational view of team accountability, Dr. Virginia Stewart

60 minute break for lunch

Health and Wellbeing: Hosted by Prof. Susi Geiger

• 14.00-14.20 Patient-led ‘commonification’ of healthcare? The case of DIY-diabetes,Dr. Shane O’Donnell
• 14.20-14.40 A mobile health application and clinical portal for monitoring food and physical activity behaviours in paediatric obesity treatment, Niamh Arthurs
• 14.40-15.00 Market opacity politics: Price multiplication in the French pharmaceutical market, Dr. Théo Bourgeron
• 15.00-15.20 Public or private genome sequencing? Comparing ideologies, ethical concerns and patterns of exclusion, Dr. Ilaria Galasso

Break 10 mins

Disruptive Technologies: Hosted by Dr. Marius Claudy

• 15.30-15.50 Designing information sharing into accounting and auditing systems using blockchain and multi-party security, Dr. John McCallig
• 15.50-16.05 How token economies come to be: The case of Ethereum, Prof. Donncha Kavanagh, Dr. Paul Ennis & Prof. Luis Araujo
• 16.05-16.20 Childhood obesity study: Big data warehouse for healthcare-sensitive data applications, Dr. Arsalan Shahid
• 16.20-16.35 A novel econometric tool to identify high-frequency shocks,Dr. Alessia Paccagnini
• 16.35-16.50 People prefer artificial intelligence over human decision makers, but only when it gives them an advantage, Dr. Marius Claudy

Concluding address

16.50-17.00 Prof. Gerardine Doyle, Director of UCD Smurfit School and Associate Dean of UCD College of Business

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