School of Business Academic receives Emerald Highly Commended Paper Award

Dr Graham Heaslip has been awarded the Highly Commended Paper Award by the publisher Emerald. Dr Heaslip’s paper “Services operations management and Humanitarian Logistics” published in the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been selected as a Highly Commended Paper. The Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management Editorial Team selected the paper as one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen. The paper can be viewed at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=2042-6747&volume=3&issue=1&articleid=17088900&show=htmlThe global publisher Emerald annually awards papers from each of its journals with the Highly Commended Award, amongst other awards.

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About Graham Heaslip

Graham is Deputy Head of the School of Business at NUI Maynooth and programme director for the MSc in Humanitarian Logistics and Emergency Management NUI Maynooth. He also supervises on the MA (Leadership, Management and Defence Studies) run in conjunction with the Military College of the Irish Defence Forces’. He is Ireland’s foremost expert on Humanitarian Logistics. Graham obtained his B.E. and M.Eng.Sc degrees in Industrial Engineering from the National University of Ireland Galway. Graham completed his PhD studies in the area of Civil Military Cooperation / Coordination at the Logistics Institute, University of Hull, for which he was awarded the James Cooper Memorial Cup for best PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. Prior to entering academia Graham spent fourteen years working in the Irish Defence Forces both at home and abroad in a variety of logistical appointments, as well as spending time seconded to Humanitarian agencies in a logistical capacity. Graham’s research interests are broadly in the intersections between global logistics/supply chain management, humanitarian logistics and organisational management development. Graham is widely published in various management and logistics journals and international conferences over the past years. His consultancy interests span mainstream commercial, defence and other public service contexts examining supply chain management, operations management and quality management issues which impact on organisational effectiveness or innovative practices.