Emre Cinar

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PhD projects

Barriers to Public Sector Innovation
Public Value in Public Sector Innovation
Risk Management in Public Sector Innovation
Barriers to Artificial Intelligence
Social Innovation
The Dark Side of Innovation - Responsible Innovation

Personal profile


I am a Senior Lecturer in the Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation Subject Group at Portsmouth Business School.


I have joined Portsmouth Business School as a Lecturer in 2018. Previously, I worked as a civil servant and was involved in many digital and social innovation projects.

Teaching Responsibilities

I teach on a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the areas of Innovation Management, Public Management, Risk Management and Research Methods across the Faculty of Business and Law and the Graduate School. I am also module coordinator on following modules

Msc Business and Management ,Innovation and Enterpreneurship Specialism

Msc Business and Management, Research Project

Research Interests

My research interests lie in the field of Public Sector Innovation and SDGs such as collaborative public sector innovation, SDGs oriented public sector innovation and the impact of context on public sector innovation. In particular, I am currently interested in studying these subjects in different contexts (e.g. Pacific, Middle East and Asia) from a comparative perspective. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., An international examination of public sector innovation: Barriers, collaboration, typology and context, Faculty of Business & Law

1 Feb 201510 Nov 2020

Award Date: 10 Nov 2020


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