Prof. Maura McAdam receives DCU President's Award for Research

Prof Maura McAdam receives DCU President's Award

In May 2023 the DCU President’s Awards for Research and Impact were presented to recipients from across the university who have been involved in ground-breaking research.

NCFB advisory board member, Professor Maura McAdam, was awarded the President's Award for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

This award celebrates her work in the field of entrepreneurship research, covering topics such as women’s entrepreneurship and family business.

Dr Eric Clinton, NCFB Director, congratulated her on this achievement, highlighting the importance of her work exploring female leadership in family businesses.


“Congratulations to Professor Maura McAdam, on her receipt of the President's Award for Research. A fitting tribute to all of her years of ground-breaking research. In a family business context, Prof McAdam has led some fascinating studies exploring female leadership in family firms internationally. In particular, Maura's work has guided female family business practitioners on leading family firms in environments where institutional pressures advocated for male leadership of the family firm.”

Read more about the DCU President's Awards here.