The Institute for Innovation in Business and Social Research (IIBSoR) is a Research Strength of the University of Wollongong, Australia. The objective of IIBSoR is to develop and test innovative and reliable qualitative and quantitative measures for business and the social sciences.
IIBSoR Director gets Best Reviewer Award
Congratulations to Professor Tim Coltman for being selected to receive the 2012 Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Supply Chain Management (JSCM). The journal is ranked 24th out of 168 Management Journals, with an impact factor of 2.65.
the good life
IIBSoR is delighted to host renowned social researcher and writer, Hugh Mackay, at a public event to introduce his new book The Good Life at the University of Wollongong on Friday 10 May.
Hugh will address the ultimate question: "What makes a life worth living?" in his talk - his conclusion provocative, and passionately argued.
For more information on the event, please see full invite.
scholarship opportunity for PhD student
A postgraduate scholarship is available for a highly motivated PhD candidate to drive a research project aimed at examining the decision processes that underpin technology and innovation management. The successful candidate will work with researchers from UOW's IIBSoR and several other Australian universities in a partnership with Ports Australia.
For the full ad and application details click here. Applications close 3 June 2013.
New IIBSoR members
Join us in welcoming three new members to IIBSoR; Associate Professor Leona Tam, Dr Shahriar Akter and Dr Graham Bowrey.
Leona is a researcher focussing on customer habit and loyalty and Shahriar mainly explores complex modelling, both from the School of Management and Marketing. Graham focusses on public sector accounting and accountability at the School of Accounting & Finance.
Latest media coverage
The power of love - interview with Hugh Mackay, Illawarra Mercury, 4 May 2013
Den einflussreichsten Konsumenten finden (“Find the most influential consumers”) - interview with A/ Prof Ulrike Gretzel, Salzburger Nachrichten (in German, Austrian newspaper), 21 April 2013
Master's degree kicks off at Wollongong - Research News Magazine, April 2013 issue
The mobile phone turns 40 - interview with A/ Prof Ulrike Gretzel, The Wire radio, 4 April 2013
Digital detox: the rise of tech-free tourism - interview with A/ Prof Ulrike Gretzel, The Age, 11 March 2013
Technology improves emergency warnings - interview with Dr Katina Michael, ABC TV News, 27 Jan 2013
Concern people without latest technology will miss fire warnings - interview with Dr Katina Michael, ABC Radio News, PM with Mark Colvin, 23 Jan 2013