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James Hickie


  • Room LG.002 - Riddel Hall Block 3

    United Kingdom

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Dr James Hickie is Lecturer at Queen's Management School.  His teaching interests are in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship and management practice, with experience teaching at undergraduate level, postgraduate level and as a programme director.  He is also interested in how drama and acting can be applied to the teaching of these subjects. 

James has a particular interest in curriculum development, having created new degree programmes in two areas: medicine and innovation; and, political science.

His research interests are in the area of human capital, social capital and entrepreneurship - how entrepreneurs develop the management, marketing and financial skills to build high performing businesses.

James has wide experience providing expert media commentary on entrepreneurship and innovation, including for The Sunday Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and ITV. 

He studied Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge, followed by a PhD about entrepreneurship and management at Loughborough University.

Expertise related to UN SDGs

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
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