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Dr Laura Purvis

Dr Laura Purvis

Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management

Cardiff Business School

Email:
purvisl@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 9368
Location:
C16, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Laura is a Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. Her main research interests are in the areas of supply chain management strategies, agile and resilient supply networks, flexible supply systems and supply networks design. She has been involved in projects in the fashion, textile and food sectors.

Laura joined Cardiff University in September, 2007, having previously worked in Edinburgh Napier University, where she also completed her PhD, entitled 'Agile Supply Chain Management in the Fashion Sector'. She holds a BEng first class degree from Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania in Industrial Engineering.

Laura is a member of the Logistics and Operations Management Section, and the Logistics Systems Dynamic Group. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has lectured on a variety of Operations and Supply Chain Management topics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and acted as supervisor to both MSc and MBA students on a range of Operations and Supply Chain Management projects.

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Teaching commitments

  • International Business Logistics (Year 3, BSc Business Management)
  • Strategic SCM (MSc Logistics and Operations Management)

PhD supervision research interests

  • Agile supply networks
  • Collaboration in global supply chains,
  • Flexible supply systems
  • Supply networks design