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Did you miss the interview from Martin Obschonka about his Twitter-based analysis of Donald Trump’s personality profile

If you missed the 4EB RiSE interview by Dr Kim MacKenzie with Associate Professor Martin Obschonka about his recently published the article Entrepreneurial personalities in political leadership  you can listen in on the shorter version that will go to AIR next Wednesday October 18, 2.15pm-3pm, on analogue radio 98.1FM.   You can also listen to it…

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Call for Expressions of Interest – ACE Bootcamp

The ACE Bootcamp provides an opportunity for researchers – from research students and early career researchers to full professors – to focus on the crafting and development of existing paper drafts, conference papers, previously rejected manuscripts and other file drawer ‘orphans’. The ACE Bootcamp has been running since 2007 and always offers extensive written and…

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ACE publication and media successes!

We have achieved some extraordinary publication success as well as media coverage recently. Associate Professor Martin Obschonka recently published the article Entrepreneurial personalities in political leadership in Small Business Economics, one of the highest ranked journals in our field. Much due to its Twitter-based analysis of Donald Trump’s personality profile, this article has enjoyed by…

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The Role of Regional Context on Innovation Persistency of Firms

Dr Sam Tavassoli is a lecturer at RMIT and also a research fellow at Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy (CIRCLE), Lund University, Sweden.  He also has specific interest in 3D Printing as an emerging and disruptive technology. Sam has over ten publications in journals, such as Research Policy, Environment &…

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MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp @QUT

You will be pushed to your limit. You will learn. You will have fun. QUT has been selected to host the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at Gardens Point campus in Brisbane in March, 2017. The highly-selective camp condenses a one year MIT course into a week-long, action-based learning experience for budding entrepreneurs picked from across…

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ACE Team at BCERC 2016

The Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), founded by Babson College in 1981, is considered the world’s leading entrepreneurship research conference. BCERC 2016 was held at Nord University Business School in Bodø (Norway). ACE’s Per Davidsson, Annelore Huyghe, Jaehu Shim, Paul Steffens and Kunlin Xu traveled to the land of the midnight sun to present…

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Innovation and Design Thinking @ QUT

Thanks to ACE researcher Dr. Judy Matthews attracting her to QUT, we could enjoy a speech by Jeanne Liedtka at the Vice-Chancellor’s Forum on Monday, 26 September 2016. Jeanne is Professor at the Darden Graduate School of Management, University of Virginia. Her speech was on “design thinking”, especially in the context of innovation. The design…

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Former ACE postdoc wins research award

Former ACE researcher Rene Bakker, now an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at Indiana University, has won the 2016 Kelley School of Business Research Award. The award recognizes Rene’s research performance over the past year, culminating in a set of publications in the leading management journals. The award is in part based on the…

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Disrupting Law and Enabling Entrepreneurship

  Disrupting Law and Enabling Entrepreneurship: an Insider Perspective from ACE Young entrepreneurs from QUT Starters joined forces with budding legal professionals at The Legal Forecast to host Queensland’s first legal innovation hackathon from August 5-7 at QUT. According to coverage of the #DisruptingLaw event, hackathon participants demonstrated ‘collaborative excellence’ and ‘impressed members of the legal profession’ with the quality of…

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