Max French and Melissa Hawkins

Max French is a Lecturer in Systems Leadership at Newcastle Business School. Melissa Hawkins is a researcher with interests in the public and third sectors, complexity theories, and action-oriented methods.

Can Action-Oriented Research Help Social Science Be More Relevant?

‘Action oriented research’ is research which explores socially relevant problems by bridging worlds of theory and practice, which involves collaboration between practitioners (and other research ‘consumers’) and academics and which shortens pathways to impact by combining research production with research use in situ

3 years ago