Mr Stephen Brosnan

Stephen Brosnan


University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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I teach economics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in University College Cork, Ireland. My research interests lie primarily in the area of research impact assessment, science and innovation policy, regional economics, applied criminology and sports economics. I have presented my research at both national and international conferences and have published in peer-reviewed journals such as Competitiveness Review, Regional Studies, Regional Science and Economic and Social Review. 

Grants and Honours

  • 03/01/2022 - Powering Physics-based innovation: exploring the need and role of a Network of Innovation Centres, Institute of Physics
  • 07/05/2019 - 'Best Paper' CUBS PhD Symposium, University College Cork
  • 07/09/2015 - IRC/SFI Postgraduate Scholarship in Science Policy and Innovation, University College Cork
  • 05/05/2014 - MA (Economics) Student of the Year, University College Cork
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Research Domains

  • Research impact assessment
  • Economic Development: competitiveness, clusters
  • Sports economics  
  • Research/innovation centres
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Journal article

Year Publication
2017 O’CONNOR, S., DOYLE, E., BROSNAN, S. (2017). Clustering in Ireland: development cycle considerations. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 4 (1). doi:10.1080/21681376.2017.1402361. Details
2016 BROSNAN, S., DOYLE, E., O’CONNOR, S. (2016). From Marshall’s Triad to Porter’s Diamond: added value? Competitiveness Review: an international business journal, 26 (15), 500-516. doi:10.1108/CR-05-2015-0037. Details
2020 BROSNAN, S. (2020). The impact of sports participation on crime in England between 2012 and 2015. Sport in Society, 23 (6), 1080-1090. doi:10.1080/17430437.2019.1631805. Details
2018 BROSNAN, S. (2018). Socioeconomic Determinants of Crime in Ireland, 2003-2012. Economic and Social Review.
2020 MURPHY, A., BROSNAN, S., MCCARTHY, S., BRADLEY, C., O'REILLY, P., KIRBY, A. (2020). A World Café Approach - Exploring the Future Vision of Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Patients in Ireland. BMJ Open, 10 (9). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036493. Details
2020 MURPHY, A., BROSNAN, S., MCCARTHY, S., O'REILLY, P., BRADLEY, C., KIRBY, A. (2020). World Café approach: Exploring the future vision of oral anticoagulants for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in Ireland. BMJ Open, 10 (9). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036493. Details
2018 BROSNAN, S. (2018). The socioeconomic determinants of crime in Ireland from 2003-2012. Economic and Social Review, 49 (2), 127-144.
2017 BROSNAN, S. (2017). Crime Concentration in Ireland in 2012: A Location Quotient Approach. Dublin Institute of Technology, 17 (1). Details
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