Inaugural John Dunning Prize for Lifetime Achievement
The AIB UK & Ireland Chapter is delighted to announce that the inaugural John Dunning Prize for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to Stephen Young.
Stephen Young is Emeritus Professor of International Business at the University of Glasgow, UK. His research interests concern firm internationalization, entrepreneurship in MNE subsidiaries and SMEs, and the management, economic development and public policy dimensions of FDI. His publications are numerous and diverse. He started his career with the Government of Tanzania, and was then head of international economics with a UK food organization, before entering academic life. Aside from his posts in the UK, he has had visiting appointments at universities around the world, including Georgetown University where he was an EU-Fulbright Research Fellow. He has worked extensively with national governments and international & multilateral institutions. Apart from advancing research in international business, Stephen has also played a prominent role in safeguarding the long-term well-being of our subject area. His passion for, and support and guidance of, doctoral students and early career researchers has made a major contribution to the development of the next generation of international business researchers. He has been primary supervisor of 25 successful doctoral researchers. Furthermore, he has been a founding father and strong supporter and friend of the AIB UK & Ireland Chapter.
We are pleased to announce that the 2016 AIB-UKI conference will be hosted by the Department of Management, Birkbeck, University of London, between 7 and 9 April, 2016. A flyer for the conference can be downloaded here.
We are pleased to announce that the 2017 AIB-UKI conference will be hosted by the University of Reading.
In Memoriam, Professor James Taggart 1943-2014
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of James Taggart, a leading international business academic, businessman and lifetime believer in Scottish independence.
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