The Institute for Management, Governance and Society (IMaGeS) aim is to bring together expertise relating to the complex changes facing society today. Research themes within the institute are in the areas of Business and Enterprise; Information and Communication; and Governance and Society.


Institute Director

  • Dorothy Williams

    Director of the IMAGES Research Institute, and Theme Leader for the Business & Enterprise and Information & Communication research themes. The focus of her research interests are around information literacy, and impact of information and information services.  

  • Graduate School Leader

  • Seonaidh McDonald

    Prof. McDonald is Graduate School Leader for Institute for Management, Governance and Society. Her research is in two main areas - Sustainable Consumption and qualitative research methods.  

  • Theme Leaders

  • Alistair Anderson

    Professor Anderson is the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and theme leader for the business and enterprise research group. His research interests are in Social aspects of Entrepreneurship and SMEs.  

  • Simon Burnett

    Dr Simon Burnett is Research theme leader for Governance and Society within IMaGeS. His interests are in the importance of the knowledge economy and its development.  

  • David Gray

    David Gray is Professor of Transport Policy and a Principal Theme and Theme Leader for Governance and Society in IMaGeS.  

  • Research & Support Team

    Lyndsay Bloice Research Assistant 01224 263991
    Katie Cooper Research Assistant +44 (0)1224 263886