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Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration (2021)
Book Chapter
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2021). Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration. In D. Tolson, N. Watchman Smith, D. Irving-Bell, & M. Weaver (Eds.), The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership (22-32). Higher Education

This chapter discusses the development and impact of Edinburgh Napier’s intervention on young governance leaders in Scotland. Traditionally, UK board trustees have been ‘male and stale’ with an average age of a trustee being 61. In 2013, Dr Miles Wea... Read More about Getting students on board: a cross-sector collaboration.

The ‘Get on Board’ Competency Pathway (2017)
Report
Weaver, M., Brodie, J., & Hutchison, J. (2017). The ‘Get on Board’ Competency Pathway. Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)

Research shows there is a lack of young trustees, and "a need to engage young people now by creating opportunities and a supportive culture around board governance, to help shape and nurture a talent pipeline." "We need to create governance opport... Read More about The ‘Get on Board’ Competency Pathway.

Structural barriers to implementing open innovation in healthcare (2017)
Journal Article
Fascia, M., & Brodie, J. (2017). Structural barriers to implementing open innovation in healthcare. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 23(7), 338-343. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjhc.2017.23.7.338

For many decades, the pursuit of practicable service provision has been the fundamental goal of the NHS. This article explores ‘open innovation’ as an existing force within the NHS management structures and examines the possibilities of adopting it a... Read More about Structural barriers to implementing open innovation in healthcare.

'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Brodie, J., & Weaver, M. (2017). 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment. In QAA Enhancement Themes

In 2013, -The Get on Board (GOB) -extra-curriculum -programme was launched at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School with the aim of placing students on the boards of local charities, voluntary sector organisations or public bodies, where they... Read More about 'Getting on Board’: Supporting HE students’ transition to employment.

Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up (2017)
Journal Article
Van Saane, S. H., Brodie, J., Van Saane, S., & Osowska, R. (2017). Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up. Industry and Higher Education, 31(2), 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422217691666

The purpose of the research presented in this paper was to investigate the added value of mentoring for entrepreneurs during the start-up phase. This small-scale exploratory research focused on five start-up entrepreneurs in Scotland to determine the... Read More about Help wanted: Exploring the value of entrepreneurial mentoring at start-up.

Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Huber, F., Peisl, T., Gedeon, S., Brodie, J., & Sailer, K. (2016). Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education. In Proceedings of 3E - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference (42-43)

Questions we care about In recent years, more and more people have started to look to the field of design for inspiring new ways of dealing with innovation challenges. Based on the still growing popularity of Design Thinking in the management field... Read More about Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education.

QAA Student Transitions Project: A Benchmarking Exercise of Skills Award Frameworks ‘outwith’ Edinburgh Napier University (2015)
Other
Weaver, M., brodie, J., & devlin, J. (2015). QAA Student Transitions Project: A Benchmarking Exercise of Skills Award Frameworks ‘outwith’ Edinburgh Napier University. [Internal Report to QAA]. Edinburgh Napier University

A skills award provides an awareness framework which captures extra-curricular student activity with the intention of advancing student learning enhancement, future career and employability prospects. Active learning approaches will be combined with... Read More about QAA Student Transitions Project: A Benchmarking Exercise of Skills Award Frameworks ‘outwith’ Edinburgh Napier University.