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Rachel  Hilliard

Dr Rachel Hilliard
B.Comm, MA, PhD

[email protected]

Room 320, Management Department, J. E. Cairnes Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, NUI Galway

+ 353 (0) 91 492932

Rachel Hilliard received a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Cork in 1990, an MA in Economics from the University of Exeter in 1994 and a PhD from Dublin City University Business School in 2002. She is a lecturer in Innovation and Technology Management at the Department Of Management at NUI Galway. She is also affiliated as a research associate to the Centre for Innovation and Structural Change at NUI Galway. She is an Associate Academic Director of the MSc in Technology Management developed by the Atlantic University Alliance. Her main research interests are in evolutionary economic, in particular the nature, origins and impacts of organisational capabilities on innovation and technical change. She is also currently involved in an OECD project on horizontal innovation policy.

Research projects:

PRTLI_INNOVSYS: "Conceptualising, Modelling and Evaluating Systems of Innovation" (Participant) Details>>

ENVIRONTECH: "Environmental Technology, Dynamic Enviromental Capabilities and Competitiveness" (Project Leader) Details>>

PRTLI_INDU: "Industry Clustering and Regional Competitive Advantage" (Participant) Details>>

Publications, presentations etc.:

CISC Working papers:

Hilliard, R., Jacobson, D., 'Systems of Innovation and their limits: The Case of Environmental Regulation of the Irish Pharmaceutical Industry', CISC Working Paper No. 2. Details >>

Reports, monographs, working papers etc:

Hilliard, R., and Green, R., 'Governance and Institutional Change in Ireland' In S. Remoe (ed.) Governance of Innovation Systems. Paris: OECD.

Conference papers/presentations:

Hilliard, R., Learning to Change: The Role of Organisational Capabilities in Industry Response to Environmental Regulation WIT Research Seminar Oral Presentation National

Hilliard, R., "Tacit knowledge and dynamic capability: the importance of Penrosian image", DRUID Summer Conference on Industrial Dynamics, Denmark.

Hilliard, R., 'Dynamic capability, the pharmaceutical industry and technical change' European Academy of Management, May 2005

Hilliard, R., 'Global Knowledge Management: The Irish Experience' Irish Academy of Management, September 2005

Hilliard, R., 'In Search of Search Routines' Second Routines Workshop, IDEFI, Nice, January 2005

Hilliard, R., 'Innovation policy governance and institutional change in Ireland' DRUID Summer Conference on Dynamic of Industry and Innovation Copenhagen, June 2005

Hilliard, R., 'Innovation Policy Governance In Ireland: The Problem of Coherence In An Emerging National Innovation System', Irish Academy of Management, June 2005

Parker, V., & Hilliard, R., Do Greener Production Projects Drive Innovation? An Examination of Environmental Improvement Projects on Strategy, Technology and Change in Companies, Irish Academy of Management Conference, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, 7-9 September, 2005

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