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Dr John Hopkins

Senior Lecturer, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Biography

Dr. John Hopkins is the Discipline Leader (Supply Chain and Logistics Management) for Swinburne Business School. He has worked extensively in industry, for organisations such as General Motors and Cadbury, in addition to academic institutions in the UK, USA, Ireland and Australia. John's experience in industry has been critical to his academic career and he enjoys working at the interface of academic theory/knowledge and real-world industry practice.

His current research interests include:
Supply chain innovation
'Anywhere working' as a solution to urban traffic congestion
Effective inventory management in healthcare supply chains
Innovation in teaching and learning
Smart devices, big data, the Internet of Things, and supply chain mobility

Recent awards:
Victorian International Education Awards 2013 – Excellence in International Education, Student Employability and Careers 2013
Vice-Chancellor's Citation for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (Programs that Enhance Learning) 2013
Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards – National Training, Education & Development Award 2012
Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) – Victorian Training, Education & Development Award 2012
VU Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Learning and Teaching 2011

Professional Association Memberships
CILTA (CMILT)
SCLAA
CIPS (Committee Member for the Australasian Academic Forum)
Organising committee member for ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium
Program committee member of Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS)



Research interests

Supply Chain Management; Traffic Congestion; Procurement; Sustainability

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

PhD topics and outlines

Optimising an Aviation MRO Organisation

Sustainable business innovation networks to support industrial symbiosis in SMEs

Fields of Research

  • Business And Management - 150300

Teaching areas

Supply Chain Management;Procurement

Awards

  • 2013, International, Excellence in International Education, Student Employability and Careers 2013 , Victorian International Education Awards
  • 2012, Other, Victorian Training, Education & Development Award 2012, Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)
  • 2012, National, National Training, Education & Development Award 2012, Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards

Publications

Also published as: Hopkins, John; Hopkins, J.; Hopkins, John L.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2016: Increasing sustainable and ethical supply chains in the Indo-Pacific *; FAIRTRADE

* Chief Investigator


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