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Davide Nicolini's Researcher Profile page

Research Interests

Practice-based approaches to the study of knowing, learning, and change in organisations; innovation process in healthcare and other complex environments; advancement of action-based approaches to learning and change; study and promotion of safety


Currently visiting professor at BI Norwegian Business School Oslo. Previously worked at the University of Trento (Italy) and held a senior social scientist position at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in London. Experience also in design and management of action-learning programmes and action-research based interventions.

Title Funder Award start Award end
Practice-theoretical Account of Organizational Attention Swiss National Science Foundation 01 Jan 2022 31 Dec 2025
KIN Membership 19/20 The British Council British Council 01 Feb 2020 31 Jan 2021
KIN Membership 19/20 Severn Trent Water Severn Trent Water Ltd 01 Nov 2019 31 Oct 2020
Norton Rose KIN Membership 19/20 Norton Rose Limited 01 Jul 2019 30 Jun 2020
KIN Membership 2019/20 British Council 01 Feb 2019 31 Jan 2020
Developing Skills through Learning in Practice (ESRC Post Doc Fellowship - Ila Bharatan) ESRC 01 Oct 2018 30 Sep 2019
KIN Knowledge Innovation Network 18/19 Macmillan Cancer Support 01 Jul 2018 30 Jun 2019
KIN Membership 18/19 Norton Rose Limited 06 Jun 2018 05 Jun 2019
HSDR: Improving the capabilities of NHS organisations to use evidence: A Process Model National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jun 2013 31 May 2016
NHS Top Managers, Knowledge Exchange and Leadership: The Early Development of AcademicHealth Science Networks(HS&DR 12/5002/19) National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Sep 2013 29 Feb 2016
The organisational practices of knowledge mobilisation at top manager level in the NHS National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Dec 2010 30 Nov 2012
Evidence in Management Decisions (EMD) - Advancing Knowledge Utilization in Healthcare Management National Coordinating Centre for the Service Delivery and Organisation 01 Jan 2009 31 Dec 2010
Improving the Capacity of the NHS to Act on Evidence in Patient Safety EPSRC 01 Apr 2009 30 Sep 2009
Improving the Capacity of the NHS to Act On Evidence in Patient Safety EPSRC 01 Sep 2007 31 Mar 2009
Knowledge Management Systems for Lean Healthcare EPSRC 01 Apr 2006 30 Sep 2006