Introducing research in the Guildhall School of Business and Law

Our Guildhall School of Business and Law is home to researchers in the fields of business management, law and translation, interpreting and applied linguistics. Cutting across all of these research disciplines is an emphasis on developing high-quality and impactful research that creates social value and addresses real challenges facing our society today. This dedication to impacting knowledge and practice can be seen in School researchers’ active engagement in producing high-quality publications as well as working with organisations to improve practice and informing policy making processes.

Our research strategy directly aligns with London Met’s broader mission to transform lives through the power of education and its vision to expand research that drives real impact and change in London and beyond. 

High quality and impactful research

We are committed to supporting and growing high-quality research across the Guildhall School of Business and Law. This includes impactful research and knowledge exchange that adds social value and enhances student experience. Our expertise and current research projects range across the areas of:

  • accounting and finance
  • corporate social responsibility
  • economics
  • entrepreneurship
  • innovation
  • human resource management and gender studies
  • law
  • leadership and leadership development
  • linguistics and translation studies
  • pedagogy and the higher education sector
  • operations management
  • supply chain management
  • social marketing

The School's researchers across these areas of expertise are engaged in producing world-leading research and work in collaboration to ensure their research has impact on student, academic and practitioner communities. Below you can access links to examples of such highly impactful research in the Guildhall School of Business and Law.

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Examples of impactful research in the School

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Our research community

We pride ourselves on having a strong interdisciplinary and inclusive research community that embraces a plurality of research voices and reflects the diverse communities we serve. This is supported by regular research seminars, research training sessions, a school-wide research mentoring scheme and annual events such as writing retreats and Research Showcase events open to all staff.

Early-career researchers further work together with more experienced researchers and professors in small research teams to enable them to develop their research and publication skills. With these support structures in place, the Guildhall School of Business and Law is aiming to have half of all staff engaged in research activities by 2025. The School also has a thriving research student community and is continuously looking to develop high-quality research by growing this postgraduate research community further.

The Guildhall School of Business and Law is aiming to have half of all staff engaged in research activities by 2025.