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Artur Steiner


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Artur Steiner is a Researcher at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health and a Lecturer at Glasgow Business School for Social Studies, Glasgow Caledonian University. He holds a PhD in the field of social entrepreneurship from University of Aberdeen as well as Master and MA (Hons) degrees in Business, Marketing and Management studies. In his current job, Artur is a Module Leader for Global Social Entrepreneurship and a member of the Common Health Project team -MRC/ESRC Funded Research on the Role of Social Enterprise as a Public Health Initiative.

Artur is a social scientist who specialises in entrepreneurship and business development, with a particular interest in the social, economic and environmental impacts of entrepreneurship activities on local development. His research aims to better understand activities of social enterprises and explores operational aspects of innovative forms of businesses that bring social outcomes and can contribute to societal development. Artur also investigates characteristics and motivations of (social) entrepreneurs as agents and their impact on the wider society. In his work he has drawn on structuration theory to understand how structure and agency work together to bring about change.

Artur has participated in a number of national and international projects. His work is multi-disciplinary and thus it uses a multi-method research approaches. He has a track record of successfully published papers in international journals some of which received awards for best paper in their field.


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  • Community Engagement
  • Community-based Research
  • Community Health
  • Rural Sociology
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations
  • Social Welfare
  • Social Policy

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Research Output 2008 2019

Can community interventions change resilience? Fostering perceptions of individual and community resilience in rural places

Markantoni, M., Steiner, A. A. & Meador, J. E., 2019, In : Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society. 50, 2, p. 238-255 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

local participation
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rural area
natural disaster
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COOL Music: a ‘bottom-up’ music intervention for hard-to-reach young people in Scotland

Millar, S. R., Steiner, A., Caló, F. & Teasdale, S., 12 Jul 2019, In : British Journal of Music Education. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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rural community
social isolation
rural policy
service provision
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test theory