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Dr Gary Chapman

Job: Senior Lecturer in Business and Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University

T: Ext 7863



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Personal profile

I am accepting new Ph.D. students in the broad areas of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. Please contact me directly to express interest ( 

Research group affiliations

Centre for Entreprise and Innovation (CEI)

Publications and outputs

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Research interests/expertise

Innovation, Enterprise/Innovation Policy, Academic Entrepreneuership, Strategy, and Senior Managers 



Ph.D., HEA Fellow, PGCERT. 

Courses taught

I have taught and currently teach innovation and strategy modules at UG, PG and Exec levels at De Montfort University since 2017. 

Recent research outputs

Chapman, G., Lucena, A. and Afcha, S. R&D Subsidies & External Collaborative Breadth: Differential Gains and the Role of Collaboration Experience. Research Policy (ABS 4 and FT Top 50), Forthcoming. 

Chapman, G. and Hewitt-Dundas, N. The effect of public support on senior manager attitudes to innovation. Technovation (ABS 3), Forthcoming. 

Messina, L., Chapman, G. and Hewitt-Dundas, N. Gender Composition of R&D teams and Firm’s Propensity to Engage in Open Innovation. (Forthcoming

Chapman, G. and Yacoub, G. 2016. Home and/or Away: The impact of multi-level public support on local and international collaboration. Academy of Management Proceedings. AOM, Calfornia. 

Hewitt-Dundas, N., Burns, C. and Chapman, G. 2016. Additionality of incubator support on networks of university spin-out firms. In Ahrweiler, P., Gilbert, N. and Pyka, A. 2016. Joining complexity science and social simulation for innovation policy: Agent-based modelling using the SKIN platform. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom.   

Chapman, G. 2015. How effective are R&D subsidies? Research briefing for IntertradeIreland’s Community of Researchers initiative.

Current research students

I currently supervise two Ph.D. students. I am accepting new Ph.D. students in the broad areas of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship.