Practices and Governance
Ridvan will explore changes taking place in nature and process of innovation and map out how universities adapt to these changes.
University of Aveiro & Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Cinar, Ridvan (2020). Structuration of Natural Resource-Based Innovations in Universities: How Do They Get Institutionalized?
Sustainability, 12(5), 1834
Keywords: bioeconomy; universities; natural resources; innovation; institutionalization; level of structuration
Cinar, Ridvan & Benneworth, Paul (2020). Why do universities have little systemic impact with social innovation? An institutional logics perspective
Growth and Change, 1–19
Cinar, Ridvan (2019). Delving into social entrepreneurship in universities: is it legitimate yet?
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 217-232
Keywords: social entrepreneurship; universities; new institutionalism; legitimacy; place-based belonging; third mission
Benneworth, Paul, Cunha, Jorge & Cinar, Ridvan. Between Good Intentions and Enthusiastic Professors: The Missing Middle of University Social Innovation Structures in the Quadruple Helix.
In: Farinha L., Santos D., Ferreira J., Ranga M. (eds) Regional Helix Ecosystems and Sustainable Growth. Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics. Springer, Cham.
Keywords: Universities and social innovation; Universities’ third mission; Institutional logics; Quadruple Helix; Social innovation upscaling; Entrepreneurial universities
MSc in educational administration and planning from Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey with a thesis titled “Hiding in the shadow of centralised education system: An exploratory analysis of instructional leadership with respect to socioeconomic status”.B.A in English Studies from Akdeniz University, Turkey. Work experience as a research assistant in universities in Turkey, Germany and Slovakia in the areas of leadership and change in educational organizations.