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The College is committed to research excellence and innovation. Oxford Business Research And Innovation Network-OxBRAIN is a newly established (2021) platform. The primary purpose of the OxBRAIN is to provide a stimulating and congenial environment for research, collaboration and exchange of research ideas both within the College and across the world. The OxBRAIN aims to attract international researchers and scholars to develop a network to offer the opportunity to participate in research activities. We are developing a global network of Business Research with a significant focus on Private Higher Education in the UK and globally.

OBC academic staff as researchers on higher education and firmly believe that high-quality research on learning, teaching and assessment inform their practice, and students benefit from it. Most of the academic staff members are writing semi-academic chapters in our two books on “ Leadership and Management” and Learning and Teaching” in Private Higher Education.

Research Team

Dr Fayyaz Qureshi

Director of Research

Christopher Puzey

PA to Director Research & Quality Assurance

Dr Hedda Martina Šola

Research Coordinator

Dr Alaoma Alozie

Research Associate

Dr Christiane Bellucci

Research Associate

Dr Susan Nwadinachi Akinwalere

Research Associate

Dr Ventsislav TsetskovIvanov

Research Associate

Dr Ilane Frank Dias

Research Associate

Dr Eleftheria Panagiotopoulou

Research Associate

Tayyaba Zia

Research Associate

Dr Saba Yasser

Research Associate

Alexandra Kraleva

Research Associate

Dr Aljoša Šestanović

Research Associate

Dr Katarina Sokić

Research Associate

Dr Ljiljana Kukec, PhD

Research Associate

Salvena Hussain

Research Assistant

International Conference

Tayyaba Zia, a Research Associate at Oxford Business College, recently participated in a research conference aimed at examining the Challenges and Prospects of Business Education in a Post Covid-19 World.

The conference, which took place on Wednesday, July 7, was hosted by ON Research, the Research Platform of the EU Business School.

Tayyaba presented a research paper, co-authored by Dr Fayyaz Qureshi and Sarwar Khawaja, which examined how satisfied mature students have been with online teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The paper was an important project designed to help all higher education organisations understand how mature students connect with digital learning platforms. The findings of the paper have already informed the approach Oxford Business College will take in order to help mature students get the most out of learning.

Congratulations to Tayyaba for her presentation. If you are interested in reading the research paper, you can see it in the European Journal of Education Studies, just go to https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/view/3440/6076.

We’re proud to announce that Dr Hedda Martina Šola, an Associate Professor at Oxford Business College, has been invited to participate in the first International Conference on Sustainable Food Packaging.

The event, named the CIRCUL-A-BILITY Conference: Re-thinking Packaging for Circular & Sustainable Food Supply Chains of the Future, will take place online between September 26 and 29, 2021.

CIRCUL-A-BILITY is an open research network of more than 200 research scientists from over 40 countries.

Dr Hedda is planning to submit a research paper on the use of neuromarketing in the design of food packaging.

Dr Hedda is well known for her expertise in neuromarketing. As Director General of the Institute for Neuromarketing, she is a pioneer in the field, and has undertaken a number of research studies designed to leverage the power of neuromarketing to improve our understanding of consumer behaviours.

Congratulations to Dr Hedda on her continued successes in the field of neuromarketing.

We would like to congratulate Dr Katarina Sokić, a Research Associate at Oxford Business College, on the submission of her abstract to the 2021 Current Trends in Psychology conference.

The conference is due to take place in October 2021 at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, in Serbia.

Dr Sokić’s abstract explores the effects of the Dark Tetrad on Emotional Intelligence (EI). EI refers to our ability to understand, control and recognise emotions. Dr Sokić’s research specifically examines personality traits such as psychopathy and narcissism in the context of EI.

Congratulations to Dr Katarina on the continued success of your research.

Publications

Research paper on “MATURE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH ONLINE TEACHING
DURING THE COVID-19” was published in 2020 and received a “Distinguished Scholars” award from European
Journal of Scientific Research in February 2021.

Research paper on IS COVID-19 TRANSITIONING CASH COWS INTERNATIONALSTUDENTS INTO CATS?” was published in European Journal of Education Studies in June 2021.

  

Research paper on “THE GROWTH OF PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION: AN OVERVIEW IN THE CONTEXT OF LIBERALISATION, PRIVATISATION AND MARKETISATION was published in European Journal of Education Studies in September 2021. 

Issue: was published in European Journal of Education Studies in June 2021.

Abstract: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/view/3896
Article: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/download/3896/6532

Download: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/download/3896/6532

Research paper on  “THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON ETHNIC MINORITIES – THE CASE OF LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM was published in European Journal of Economic and Financial Research in September 2021.

Issue: https://oapub.org/soc/index.php/EJEFR/issue/view/98
Abstract: https://oapub.org/soc/index.php/EJEFR/article/view/1158
Article: https://oapub.org/soc/index.php/EJEFR/article/view/1158/1744

Download: https://oapub.org/soc/index.php/EJEFR/article/download/1158/1744

Research paper on “APPLIED MANAGEMENT POST-COVID19: IMPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC MANAGERS IN PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION, BEYOND CRISES was published in European Journal of Education Studies in September 2021

Issue: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/issue/view/250
Abstract: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/view/3953
Article: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/view/3953/6589

Download: https://oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejes/article/download/3953/6589