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ACE and MIT strengthening innovation-driven entrepreneurial ecosystems – final report now available

Several key Queensland organisations form a part of Team Queensland, who have participated in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (MIT REAP). This project, led by the Queensland University of Technology and being undertaken in collaboration with the Queensland Government, RedEye…

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Courage a double-edged sword for economic success

Today we published a new ACE study that is a collaboration with researchers from the UK and Germany that visited ACE last year to work on this project. This study is the first to map psychological courage (“persistence despite fear”) across regions, using big data from almost 400k US residents. We found interesting effects (but be…

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Undertake your PhD in an important and booming context: Entrepreneurship!

Entrepreneurship in its various forms (e.g., growth-oriented start-ups, innovation-driven entrepreneurs, social enterprises, intrapreneurship) is increasingly recognised as a major driver of economic and societal development. As a result, entrepreneurship has grown to become a major field of inquiry within economic, organisational and…

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QUT highlighted as #1 in Entrepreneurship research

Some nice coverage in The Australian’s Research Supplement this week: QUT highlighted as #1 in Entrepreneurship research and Per Davidsson at the top of the “Lifetime Achievement Leaderboard” among Australian researchers in “Business, Economics & Management”.  The article is based on data from “League of Scholars” which apply their own…

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Senior Research Fellow position @ ACPNS QUT

Senior Research Fellow / Principal Research Fellow, The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, QUT Business School, Brisbane, Australia This position is suitable for applicants with an interest and track record in Social Entrepreneurship as well as other areas of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. Just like the

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