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Robin Bell (UK)



教育背景 Education Background

University of Gloucestershire, UK

PhD in Business Management, October 2010 - January 2013

This research utilized a quantitative approach to analyse the barriers faced by Chinese enterprises in their international expansion and what factors explain their perceived reduction. Variables from influential models focusing on entrepreneurial input and experiential knowledge were tested and a new combined model was produced that was better able to explain a reduction in the perception of barriers.


University of Worcester, UK

Master of Arts in Higher Education, October 2011 - July 2013

Key areas of study included: Entrepreneurial Education, Developing Employable Students, Supporting Students Learning, and Learning, Teaching, and Assessment in Higher Education.


University of Bristol, UK

Master of Science in Social Science Research Methods and Philosophy, October 2008 - September 2010

Key areas of study included: Research Paradigms and Underlying Philosophy, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, and Research Ethics.


University of Bristol, UK

Master of Science in International Relations, October 2007 - September 2008

Key areas of study included: Quantitative Statistics, International Business Development, and International Political Economy.


University of the West of England, UK

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business and Marketing, First Class Honours, September 2004 - June 2007

Key areas of study included: Business Statistics, Financial Statistics, Global Business Context, and Management Accounting.

工作经历 Work Experience

Beijing Foreign Studies University, China September 2015 - Present

University of Gloucestershire, UK September 2013 - Present



教学研究 Taught Courses & Research Field

教授课程:Taught Courses:

Enterprise Development,Research Methods,Business/Economic Research ,Entrepreneurship,International Business,International Marketing

研究方向:Research Field:

Disclosure effects on investor decision-making



Bell, H. & Bell, R. (2016) Applying enterprise: Active learning environments for business Higher National Diploma students, Journal of Further and Higher Education (In Press).

Loon, M. & Bell, R. (2016) The moderating effects of emotions on cognitive skills, Journal of Further and Higher Education (In Press).

Bell, R. & Bell, H. (2016) Replicating the networking, mentoring and venture creation benefits of entrepreneurial centers on a shoestring: A case of a student-centered approach to enterprise education and venture creation, Industry & Higher Education, (In Press) doi:10.1177/0950422216660921.

Bell, R. & Bell, H. (2016) An enterprise opportunity for entrepreneurial students: Student enterprise development and experience assessed through the student voice, Education + Training, 58(7/8) (In Press) doi:10.1108/ET-12-2014-0150.

Bell, R. (2016) The continuing search to find a more effective and less intimidating way to teach research methods in higher education, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 53(3), 285-295. doi:10.1080/14703297.2014.956780

Bell, R. (2016) Unpacking the link between entrepreneurialism and employability: An assessment of the relationship between entrepreneurial attitudes and likelihood of graduate employment in a professional field, Education + Training, 58(1), 2-17. doi:10.1108/ET-09-2014-0115

Bell, H. & Bell, R. (2015) The paradox of Belarus: Marxism and the lender of last resort, Journal of Eurasian Studies, 6(2), 153-160. doi:10.1016/j.euras.2015.03.007

Bell, R. & Loon, M. (2015) The impact of critical thinking disposition on learning using business simulations, The International Journal of Management Education, 13(2), 119-127. doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2015.01.002

Bell, R. (2015) Developing the next generation of entrepreneurs: Giving students the opportunity to gain experience and thrive. The International Journal of Management Education, 13(1), 37-47. doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2014.12.002

Smith, R., Bell, R. & Watts, H (2014) Personality trait differences between traditional and social entrepreneurs, Social Enterprise Journal, 10(3), 200-221. doi:10.1108/SEJ-08-2013-0033

Bell, R. (2013) The Development of entrepreneurial drive during the university business school experience, International Business: Innovations, Psychology, Economics, 4(2), 70-83.




Bell, R. & Loon, M. (2016) Understanding the Context of L&D. In: Professional Practice in Learning and Development: How to Design and Deliver Plans for the Workplace. Kogan Page, London. ISBN Paperback 9780749477424 (In Press)




Bell, R. (2014) Our space your place (Case Study), pp. 22 in 21st Century Leaders: Building practice into the curriculum to boost employability, CMI/ABS/QAA, London.

Bell, R. (2014) Enterprise - Our space your place top learnings (Case Study), pp. 27 in Green Gown Finalists Brochure, Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges, London.

Bell, R. (2013) ‘npower’s use of social media to announce price rises’, Howard & Toni at Breakfast, BBC Hereford & Worcestershire, 22nd of October.

Bell, R. (2013) SME’s expand into foreign markets with support of UKTI, Business Direction Magazine, Nov/Dec, 17.




Nuhu, L.Y., Loon, M. & Bell, R. (2016) A systematic review of entrepreneurship education literature in Nigeria: Where is the focus of research? University Forum of Human Resource Development (UFHRD): Leadership, Diversity and Changing Practices in HRD in a Global Context, Manchester Metropolitan University, June 8th-10th.

Bell, R. (2015) Mentoring as a key facet in the applied entrepreneurial learning experience: The Impact of consultant mentoring on students’ entrepreneurial development, Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) Conference: Bridging Pedagogy and Practice, MacEwan University, Edmonton, May 27-29th.

Bell, R. (2015) Encouraging and preparing students for a study abroad experience through the management of student concerns, apprehensions and expectations developed from previous students’ experiences, Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Conference, St Lois, May 20-23rd.

Bell, R. (2014) Exploring the success of student experiential learning through entrepreneurial opportunities, Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) Conference: Roadmaps to Small Business and Entrepreneurship, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, May 22-24th.

Bell, R. (2013) An improved delivery format to support research methods and methodology training for graduate students: A Study into the impact of layout and structure. Annual University of Worcester Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, University of Worcester, Worcester, June 20th.




Bell, R. (2016) Enterprise education: Entrepreneurial universities and systems, International Conference on the Quality and Assessment of University Student Affairs Administration, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, 28-29th May.


Bell, R. (2016) Curriculum development & teaching approaches in entrepreneurship education, Summit Forum on Entrepreneurship Education in Universities: International Experiences and Local Practice on Entrepreneurship Education, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, May 19-20th.




Bell, R. (2016) Competence-based curriculum development, Sinocampus, Baotou Light Industry Vocational Technical College, Baotou, July 11-12th.

Bell, R. & Bozward, D. (2016) Enterprise teaching workshop, UK National Centre for Enterprise Education (NCEE), Tianjin Urban Construction Management & Vocation Technology College, Tianjin, June 3rd.