Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended to 01 December 2018

GRAA Conference

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in”- A Greek proverb


Call for Papers:



“Bridging Business, Society and Research”

Venue: King's College, London

United Kingdom




Conference Website: www.apruk.org/graa

Date: 08 and 09 December, 2018


Key Note Speaker:  Professor Siddharth (Montu) Saxena (University of Cambridge)



Guest Speaker: Prof Dr Jayaraman Krishnaswamy (Taylor's University)




Guest Speaker: Nurmaganbet Ermek Talantovich (Yessenov University)





Email (for the submission of abstract/paper): submission@apruk.org


Submission Deadline

Abstracts: 01 December, 2018

Full papers: 30 July, 2019

Registration Deadline: 02 December 2018





Selected conference papers will be published in Conference Proceedings and few from selected papers may be accepted for “APR Review” which are subject to approval from the scientific committee.


Global Research and Academic Associates (GRAA) proudly announces its 3rd  International Conference on Business and Social Sciences (scheduled to be held on 11 November 2017 and 12 November 2017 at University of Cambridge (Churchill College) with a view to bringing together and assembling   the academics, gurus, researchers, executives, professionals, teachers (colleges/universities) and students of the world so that an opportunity is generated to exchange and share knowledge, ideas, experiences of their respective area of specialization.  The aforementioned conference welcomes papers and posters from all the broad areas of Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Social Sciences and Health Studies. We encourage any paper (empirical results, /poster of Business and allied disciplines. A list of the areas is appended below (but the conference is not limited to these areas only). To ensure the quality and suitability of the papers, all papers will undergo a double blind review process. The authors would be notified about the results and outcomes within two weeks after receiving the same. However, we provide enough feedbacks and guidelines for the rejected papers so that a corrected and quality paper is resubmitted.  All accepted abstracts and papers would be published in the referred conference proceedings with ISSN, which would be read by millions of readers across the universe.  Further, all accepted full papers for the conference will be published in the Journal of Business Management and Social Sciences within 8-weeks from the scheduled date of the conference.  All participants (presenters and registered audience) would be issued with the conference certificates.  Best paper award (a certificate) would be issued against each track. 


The list of the areas for the conference (but the conference is not limited to these areas only).

Economics & Finances

Panel Chair:
Dr John-Paul Okeke, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom
Dr. Alamir Al-Alawi, College of Applied Sciences, Ministry of Higher Education, Sultanate of Oman

  • Economic Growth and Job Creation
  • Business Dynamics
  • Owner and Business Characteristics
  • Banking& Stock Market
  • Regulatory and Tax Environment
  • Financing and Access to Capital
  • Geographic Considerations/Regional Clusters
  • Globalization and Trade
  • Emerging Economies and Economic Development
  • Evidence-Based Policy Analysis
  • Data and Research Gaps
  • Economics of Public Health
  • Accounting and Insurance
  • Financial Management and allied disciplines


Business & Management

Panel Chair:
Prof. Dr. Murat Kasımoğlu, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey
Dr Daba Chowdhury, Suffolk Business School, United Kingdom
Dr. Rajendra Kumar, London School of Commerce, United Kingdom
Dr Abraham Althonayan, Brunel Business School, United Kingdom

  • Organizations and Technology Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Project and Quality Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Decision and Risk Analysis
  • Contract Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • R&D strategies
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Marketing and  allied  disciplines
  • Warehouse Management
  • Politics and Business
  • Business Ethics
  • Logistics
  • Contemporary Business Issues
  • Business History
  • Business Law
  • SMEs
  • General Management
  • Strategic Management 


Social Sciences

Panel Chair:
Dr Atul Mishra, Plymouth University, United Kingdom
Dr Recep Ali Küçükçolak, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey

  • Civic and Political Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Educational Studies
  • Communication
  • Demography
  • Development Studies
  • Behavioural Sciences




Health and Social Care:

Panel Chair:
Dr Russell Kabir, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom

  • Sociology
  • Social and Community Studies          
  • Public Health
  • Psychology
  • Medical Sciences


  • Pharmacology
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Food science
  • Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry
  • Occupational Health and Safety

Truism and Hospitality

 Dr Wai Lim, Associate Professor, Plymouth University

  • Service Management, Current trends / issues of Tourism
  • Tourism marketing
  • Hospitality management
  • Tourism planning & development


Law, Patent Litigation, Regulatory Frameworks

Panel Chair: Dr.Ozgur Cinar,Senior Lecturer, BPP University Law School

  • Licensing & Collaboration Agreements
  • Brexit and the Impact on the Industry
  • Regulatory Frameworks
  • Competition Law & Patent Litigation


Paper/abstract submission procedure:

E-mail your abstract/paper/poster to: Editor (e-mail: submission@apruk.org)



Program Highlights:


  • PhD Research Forum by Andreea Tocca
  • Paper Critical analysis Sessions: Dr Abraham Althonayan
  • Networking Dinner with Cultural Show and Cambridge Tour
  • Best Paper Awards


Yours faithfully,


Professor David Weir

Conference Chair and Editor