Robin has a wide and varied research background, with particular interest within entrepreneurship and education and bringing them together to research the development of effective entrepreneurship education. He is experienced in both qualitative and quantitative methods and bringing these together to create mixed methods research designs. Robin has collaborated with colleagues from across the globe to develop understanding of how entrepreneurship education can be developed and implemented in a range of contexts and has been involved in leading funded research projects with diverse international teams.
Recent Publications Include
Bell, R. & Cui, J. (2023) Addressing progressive educational reforms: Fusing acquisition approaches and participation in Chinese entrepreneurship education, The International Journal of Management Education, 21(1), 100748.
Sabia, L., Bell, R. & Bozward, D. (2023) Using equity crowdfunding to build a loyal brand community: The case of BrewDog, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 24(3), 202-212.
Bell, R. & Bell, H. (2023) Entrepreneurship education in the era of generative artificial intelligence, Entrepreneurship Education, doi: 10.1007/s41959-023-00099-x
Sabia, L., Bell, R. & Bozward, D. (2022) Big fish: Leveraging the fear of missing out in equity crowdfunding in the post-COVID-19 era, Business Horizons, 65(1), 59-67.
Cui, J. & Bell, R. (2022) Behavioural entrepreneurial mindset: How entrepreneurial education activity impacts entrepreneurial intention and behaviour, The International Journal of Management Education, 20(2), 100639.
Bell, R. (2022) Innovating to survive in competitive markets: Business model innovation of Chinese digital businesses, International Journal of Innovation Science. doi: 10.1108/IJIS-09-2022-0189
Dakung, R.J., Bell, R., Orobia, L.A. & Yatu, L. (2022) Entrepreneurship education and the moderating role of inclusion in the entrepreneurial action of physically disabled students, The International Journal of Management Education, 20(3), 100715.
Bell, R. (2022) Developing entrepreneurial behaviours in the Chinese classroom through value creation pedagogy, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 59(1), 37-48.
Abd El Basset, F., Bell, R. & Al Kharusi, B. (2022) Reducing barriers to female entrepreneurship in Oman: Does family matter? Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy. doi: 10.1108/JEC-01-2022-0009
Saadat, S., Aliakbari, A., Alizadeh Majd, A. & Bell, R. (2022) The effect of entrepreneurship education on graduate students' entrepreneurial alertness and the mediating role of entrepreneurial mindset, Education + Training, 64(7), 892-909.
Schmidt, R., Bell, R. & Warren, V. (2021) Keeping the wheels of the automotive industry turning: The use of tacit knowledge by product development workers in a multinational automotive manufacturer, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 22(6), 1106-1125.
Cui, J., Sun, J. & Bell, R. (2021) The impact of entrepreneurship education on the entrepreneurial mindset of college students in China: The mediating role of inspiration and the role of educational attributes, The International Journal of Management Education, 19(1), 100296.
Bell, R. & Pham, T.T. (2021) Modelling the knowledge transfer process between founder and successor in Vietnamese family businesses succession, Journal of Family Business Management, 11(4), 479-495.
Bell, R. (2021) Underpinning the entrepreneurship educator’s toolkit: Conceptualising the influence of educational philosophies and theory, Entrepreneurship Education, 4(1), 1-18.
Bell, R. (2020) Adapting to constructivist approaches to entrepreneurship education in the Chinese classroom, Studies in Higher Education, 45(8), 1694-1710.
Bell, R. & Bell, H. (2020) Applying educational theory to develop a framework to support the delivery of experiential entrepreneurship education, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 27(6), 987-1004.
Bell, R., Liu, P., Zhan, H., Bozward, D., Fan, J., Watts, H. & Ma, X. (2019) Exploring entrepreneurial roles and identity in the United Kingdom and China, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 20(1), 39-49.
Bell, R. & Liu, P. (2019) Educator challenges in the development and delivery of constructivist active and experiential entrepreneurship classrooms in Chinese vocational higher education, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 26(2), 209-227.
Bell, R. (2019) Predicting entrepreneurial intention across the university, Education + Training, 61(7/8), 815-831.
Liu, P. & Bell, R. (2019) Exploration of the initiation and process of business model innovation of successful Chinese ICT enterprises, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, 11(4), 515-536.
A complete list of publications can be found here.