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Rhiannon Pugh

Formerly at Lancaster University

Rhiannon Pugh

Research overview

My research sits at the confluence of regional economic geography and innovation policy studies. I am especially interested in innovation and economic development in weaker and peripheral regions, and how we can better theortise and study these contexts. I am also interested in the role of universities as drivers of regional economic growth through their engagement in the governance of innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development in different ways.

Career Details

  • 2014- Present: Research Associate, W2GH, Insitute of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Lancasrer University Management School.
  • 2010-2014: PhD, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University.
  • 2006-2009: BA, Geography, University of Cambridge.

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