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Nikki Mc Quillan

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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

  • 0 Citations
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20122018
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Biography

Mrs Nikki McQuillan is Course Director for the BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management. Nikki studied a BA (Hons) Hospitality Management at Huddersfield University.In 2003 she completed an MA in Human Resource Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. In 2011 Nikki returned to lecture in Higher Education where she completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the University’s Centre for Higher Education and Research Practice.Prior to joining the Ulster University Business School, Nikki was co-founder of the streat cafe business which grew from one cafe, to a large franchise business with 45 sites across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Scotland. She was involved in company strategy, directed human resource and training strategy, and project managed the set-up, fit-out and people plans of all new cafe openings until business acquisition in January 2010.Investors in People have recognised Nikki’s human resource strategy and the streat was the first cafe and the first franchised business ever to win a UK National Training Award as well as winning IFA’s Franchise of the Year in 2010. Developing a research profile has initially been focused on the development and sustainability of the student experience at Ulster and this is documented in her publications to date.Nikki is currently exploring a research area within Human Resource Management for her Phd, around the impact of customised HE Professional Development courses on SME’s Performance to register in late 2017.Nikki’s teaching specialisms are in event management, leadership and human resource management. She is currently an external examiner for Plymouth University and Manchester Metropolitan University as well as a mentor for business start-ups and a Board Member at Young at Art, Belfast.

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student Social Sciences
employability Social Sciences
business management Social Sciences
management Social Sciences
event Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
economic impact Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2018

  • 11 Conference contribution

Active apps: the use of Flipboard as a digital engagement tool in active and flexible learning environments

Carruthers, C., McQuillan, N., Wightman, C., Bolan, P., McIlveen-Farley, H., Kearney, M., McMahon-Beattie, U. & Purkis, H., 2018, Association of Learning Technologists (ALT) Annual Conference, 11th-13th September, Manchester. .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Active apps: using content curation apps to facilitate active engagement in flexible learning environments

Carruthers, C., McQuillan, N., Wightman, C., Bolan, P., McIlveen-Farley, H., Kearney, M., McMahon-Beattie, U. & Purkis, H., 2018, Chartered Association Of Business Schools Annual Learning, Teaching and the Student Experience Conference, 23rd-25th April, Glasgow. .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reflecting on Reflection: Assessment FOR Learning and Employability in Event Management Education: Enhancing students professional practice in event management through reflection on their personal and professional skills development

Purkis, H. & McQuillan, N., 2018, aeme Events Education and Research: Coming of Age: 15th Association for Events Management Eudcation Educators Forum. 1 ed. Leeds, Vol. 1. p. 22

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

employability
event
management
learning
education

Active apps: using content curation apps to facilitate active engagement in flexible learning environments

Carruthers, C., Bolan, P., Farley, H., Kearney, M., McMahon, U., McQuillan, N., Purkis, H. & Wightman, C., 10 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) Unknown Host Publication. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

learning environment
learning
student
pedagogics
resources

A ‘pracademic’ approach to enrich the student experience in business management teaching.

McQuillan, N. & McQuillan, M., 14 Jan 2016, (Accepted/In press) Unknown Host Publication. 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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