Alan Irwin


Title: Professor
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Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School

+45 3815 3067

SDC Research field Innovation Management
SDC Teaching involvement
SDC Research project Isomorphic differences: familiarity and distinctiveness in national science and innovation policies
Publications Irwin, Alan, ‘Re-making quality within the social sciences: the debate over rigour and relevance in the modern business school.’ The Sociological Review. Forthcoming in 2018.

Vedel, Jane B. and Irwin, Alan, ‘”This is what we got, what would you like?”: aligning and unaligning academic-industry relations.’ Social Studies of Science Vol. 47(3). 2017. pp417-438.

Horst, Maja, Davies, Sarah R., and Irwin, Alan, ‘Reframing science communication.’ In Felt, U., Fouché, R., Miller, C. and Smith-Doerr, L. (eds) Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, 4th Edition (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA: 2017).

Irwin, Alan, ‘Mixing oil and water: on the co-production of professional and disciplinary goals in the modern business school.’ In Huzzard, T., Benner, M., Kärreman, D. (eds) The Corporatization of the Business School: Minerva meets the Market. (Routledge, London and New York: 2017).

Irwin, Alan, ‘If the indicator game is the answer, then what is the question?’ Engaging Science, Technology and Society Vol.3 2017. pp64-72.