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Dr Rod Bain

Rod Bain

MusB (Hons), MSc, PhD, AFHEA.

Honorary Research Fellow

Biography and research interests

Rod's work addresses questions about sustainability transitions; especially, how can we organise and live less unsustainably? His research uses sustainability political economy to explore community-owned organisations, collaborative natural resource management, enterprises pursuing post-(economic) growth principles, and cultural organisations. Although Rod's own work is qualitative, he is committed to interdisciplinary and collaborative knowledge production.

Rod completed his PhD in Management at St Andrews in 2017, having earlier read Sustainable Development (MSc, St Andrews 2011) and Music (MusB, Manchester 1999). Between 1999 and 2011 he was a project manager in the cultural and environmental sectors.

Rod is Lecturer in Sustainability and Innovation at the University of Manchester.

Selected publication

Orr, K., Nutley, S., Russell, S., Bain, R., Hacking, B., & Moran, C., (2016) Knowledge and practice in business and organisation, London: Routledge. ISBN-13 978-1138940857