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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 .

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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