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Research interests

My research focuses on the management of technological innovation. I am currently exploring open and distributed models of innovation, social networks and innovation, and university-industry collaboration. My research typically involves engagement with policy and practice through collaborative projects with industrial and governmental partners. I have published over 50 peer reviewed articles in academic journals, such as Strategic Management JournalOrganization ScienceAcademy of Management ReviewAcademy of Management JournalResearch Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change and in practice-oriented journals, such as Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review and California Management Review. You can find this work at Google ScholarScopus Author Preview and ResearcherID. I am also an Editor at Research Policy, an Associate Editor of Industrial and Corporate Change and the co-organiser of the DRUID Plenary Debates.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sussex

External positions

Visiting Professor, Imperial College London

2014 → …

Research Associate, University of Cambridge

2014 → …

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Projects 2013 2015

NCUB Engagement with Non Academic Sector

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Project: Research council

Global Mobility Scheme - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Project: Research-related funding


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Project: Research council

Research Output 2000 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Citizens of Somewhere:Examining the geography of foreign and native-born academics' engagement with external actors

Lawson, C., Salter, A., Hughes, A. & Kitson, M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Research Policy. 48, 3, p. 759-774 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access


Ter Wal, A. L. J., Criscuolo, P., McEvily, B. & Salter, A., 21 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Administrative Science Quarterly.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foreign-born academics boost impact at home and abroad

Lawson, C., Salter, A., Hughes, A. & Kitson, M., 12 Feb 2019, Research Fortnight.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Lifting the veil: Using a quasi-replication approach to assess sample selection bias in patent-based studies

Criscuolo, P., Alexy, O., Dmitry, S. & Salter, A., 1 Feb 2019, In : Strategic Management Journal. 40, 2, p. 230-252 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access


Cambridge Centre for Business Research National Survey of Knowledge Exchange Activity by United Kingdom Academics, 2012-2015

Hughes, A. (Creator), Kitson, M. (Creator), Lawson, C. (Creator), Salter, A. (Creator), Bullock, A. (Creator), Hughes, R. (Creator), UK Data Archive, 19 Dec 2017



Contrasting the Cases of Two Cities in Canada: Understanding the Factors in Building Confidence in University–City Government Collaborations

Author: Curry, J., 22 May 2015

Supervisor: Salter, A. (Supervisor) & Davies, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)