Professor Jeremy Howells is a leading international researcher on innovation. He has researched extensively on innovation and knowledge exchange and taught at Cambridge, Manchester and Oxford universities. He was previously Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Art at the University of Southampton and before that he was the Executive Director at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) at the University of Manchester and Head of the Innovation Management and Policy Division at the Alliance Manchester Business School, holding the Eddie Davies Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Jeremy is also a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford.
Innovation intermediaries, open innovation and knowledge exchange. Jeremy has undertaken major research projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the European Commission, European Science Foundation (ESF), Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations (UNIDO and UNCTAD). He was also Editor of R&D Management between 2008-14 and is on a number of editorial boards of innovation and technology management journals. Jeremy has over 10,000 Google citations of his publications.
Jeremy has significant teaching experience at Executive Education, MBA, masters and undergraduate levels. He has designed a number of new masters and undergraduate programmes on innovation as well as delivering a number of modules, covering innovation, technology management and knowledge exchange. He also runs a number of one-day, high-level workshops on topics, such as open innovation and knowledge exchange.
Jeremy has supervised over twenty-five PhD students to completion and welcomes applications relative to his research expertise. He has also successfully supervised a large number of postgraduate students in their MBA and Masters dissertations.
Jeremy welcomes prospective student dissertation topics in all aspects of innovation and technology management research.
Jeremy has been a consultant and provided expert advice to the European Commission, national governments, public agencies and a range of major and fast-growth companies across the world. He has presented papers at the Academy of Management (AoM), the British Academy of Management (BAM) and the European Academy of Management (EURAM). Jeremy was recently awarded the Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) for his contribution to social science research.