An introduction to my new role as Research Assistant in Alliance Manchester Business School.
A technical prototype I developed for the Business Data Service has been used as the driving force behind a new and exciting research project post, bringing together partners from outside The University of Manchester Library.
What is the basic premise?
To develop a collection of tools to bring together commercially available databases from separate suppliers for use in leading, innovative research, using specialist knowledge of the field for accurate and efficient execution.
Who are the partners?
- The Library: Business Data Service (especially me, Phil Reed, and Xia Hong) and Head of Research Services (Simon Bains)
- Researchers from Alliance Manchester Business School working the Lord Alliance funded project ‘Institutional Investors, Financial Innovation and the Real Economy’, led by Professor Ser-Huang Poon and her colleagues in the Accounting and Finance Group
- Digital Humanities at Manchester
- Research IT
Why is this new post useful?
After spending money on expensive data sets, we need to make the…
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