University of Bradford appoints new Associate Deans

The University of Bradford has named Professor Amir M. Sharif and Professor Dilek Önkal as Associate Deans in its Faculty of Management and Law.

Teacher Sharif joined the University on 1 August as Associate Dean (International) and Professor in Circular Economy, while Professor Önkal joined the University on 1 September as Associate Dean (Research and Knowledge Transfer) and Professor in Decision and Organizational Science.

Teacher Sharif, a past Head of Brunel Business School, will help create and develop the scope and nature of universal associations, understudy versatility and transnational training. Amir has held various scholarly initiative positions beforehand and preceding scholarly community, Amir delighted in a broad and fruitful profession in the business world working with many driving worldwide firms, for example, JPMorgan, UBS Investment Bank, KPMG, BAE Systems, Sony, and the BBC.

Associated to this, he gets an abundance of experience terms of both internationalization of projects and abroad worldwide organizations and has effectively driven, coordinated and added to key business college accreditations, for example, AACSB and AMBA.

Amir is look into dynamic over various zones including nourishment security, philanthropic operations, and causal basic leadership. His exploration on the effect of European Union cultivating sponsorships on the UK agribusiness part and the subsequent impact on UK environmental change arrangement, was distinguished as a 4* affect contextual analysis in 2014 by the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) sub-board for Business and Management.

He keeps on being a dynamic part on driving national and global concede subsidizing bodies, for example, the EPSRC, ESRC, the British Council, the EU, and the Qatar National Research Foundation.

Teacher Sharif stated: “I am enchanted to join a creative and forward-looking foundation during an era of change yet additionally at once where we can understand incredible potential. I need to bring my blend of scholarly and business encounters to increase the value of driving and dealing with the Faculty’s universal portfolio.

“Internationalization crosswise over educating and research ought to eventually enhance the understudy learning background and increment information exchange between scholastics moreover.”

Joining Professor Sharif at the University, Professor Önkal has been showing measurements, determining, choice and hierarchical science at undergrad, MBA, Executive MBA and PhD levels. She has instructed broadly in the US, UK and Turkey. She has likewise acted as a Director of the International Institute of Forecasters, and additionally an individual from the Bloomberg Insight Exchange (already known as Bloomberg Businessweek Markets Advisory Board).

Educator Önkal stated: “I am profoundly eager to join the Faculty of Management and Law as Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Transfer.

“As a solid devotee to community oriented and multidisciplinary inquire about, I anticipate working with all individuals from the Faculty to expand the University’s dynamic mosaic of R&KT exercises. With look into injected all through every one of our projects and vital worldwide organizations, we will plan to create synergistic R&KT stages to advance the University’s vision and ‘influence information to work’ for all.”

Teacher Önkal is a quantitative analyst, working in the Judgemental Organizational Science range and has distributed broadly innumerous renowned diaries. She is presently the Co-Editor of the 3* ‘Worldwide Journal of Forecasting’ and is an analyst for allow gatherings, for example, the Economic and Social Research Council, The British Academy, European Science Foundation, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), Qatar National Research Fund, and Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs.

Educator Önkal joins Bradford from UCL where she is a presently a meeting Fellow at the Judgment and Decisions Lab. Before joining UCL, Dilek was the Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. Educator Önkal got her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, where she instructed before joining Bilkent University in 1988. She has additionally been a scholastic guest at Oxford University Department of Economics and a partner individual from the Nuffield College amid 2006-2007. She likewise burned through 2010 at Brunel University.

Updated: 14/09/2017 — 9:15 PM

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