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Mr Martyn Roberts

Principal Lecturer

Martyn Roberts


I have undertaken a number of management roles including course leadership, programme directorship and subject group leadership. I have been a member of a number of internal and external course validation committees and served as the PBS quality assurance officer for three years on the University Quality Assurance Committee. I have represented the University at a variety of overseas events, including Malaysia, Thailand, Dubai, India, and Vietnam and have been involved with a number of universities, particularly in the USA and Canada, in setting up international student exchanges.

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the strategic use of information systems in organisations and includes such areas as:

  • The strategic use of IS by SMEs,
  • Issues in Outsourcing of IS,
  • Implications for IS in organisational growth,
  • The use of IS in eCommerce.

I have presented at international conferences around the world including the USA, Canada and UK, and have published consistently in a wide variety of journals. I won an MCB Literati excellence award in 1997 for my research on information systems and competitive advantage in SMEs.

I have completed a number of consultancy projects involving the implementation of IS in organisations and recently completed a major Knowledge Transfer Project (KTP) involving the strategic use of IS for a well-known air ambulance organisation.

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