Sam has over 25 years of experience working in higher education. Her current academic role is as Associate Dean – Teaching and Learning at the College of Business, Technology and Engineering and Sheffield Business School at Sheffield Hallam University. She has worked in the food industry and been an entrepreneur. SHU is a large modern University that combines academic excellence with real world relevance. As ADT&L Sam works across the University shaping institutional decisions and taking responsibility for University wide initiatives. She is a member of the College team and leads on all strategic matters relating to the teaching quality and the student experience within the College. Her PhD was awarded for research into the influence of social values on consumer perception of risk (applied to food purchasing and consumption). Her research interests include Student Empowerment, Student Employability, Value Creation in HE and Food Consumer Behaviour. Her passion for providing an empowering student experience has forged her work in academia. She drives the development of a supportive and challenging practice-based education where applied learning experiences result in more resilient and confident students who become high aspirational professionals and responsible leaders. She maintains strong links with a range of external stakeholders to include employers, business, alumni, professional bodies and has a wide and diverse professional network. She plays a critical role in the business school’s accreditation journey and the TEF ambitions for the College and University, driving a culture that strives to deliver the highest quality student experience for all.
CPD/ Attendance at annual conferences
- 2018: , Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) International Network, United Kingdom
Developing CPD activities or exec ed programs
- 2018: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
- 2018: , Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Department of Service Sector Management
Sheffield Business School
O'Leary, C., & Giove, S. (2013). Fostering Student Engagement. Student Experience and Engagement Journal, 2 (2), 1-2. http://doi.org/10.7190/seej.v2i2.81
Giove, S. (2012). Gathering Student Feedback at Sheffield Hallam University. Student Engagement Quarterly, 0.
Beresford, P., Hirst, C., & Giove, S. (2019). A Service Eco-System View of HDA's in UK Higher Education: Emerging insights into value co-creation. In The Second Global Conference on Creating Value (New York), New York, NY, USA, 14 May 2019 - 16 May 2019. http://www.creatingvalue.co/conference/
Ashworth, P., Jensen, Y.L., Stockton, H.J., Morris, C., Giove, S., & Paxman, J. (2016). Influence of the obesogenic/leptogenic food environment on consumer behaviour in leisure centres. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 75 (OCE3), E136. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0029665116001518
Mawani, S., & Mukadam, A.A. (Eds.). (2020). Student Empowerment in Higher Education - Reflecting on Teaching Practice and Learner Engagement. (First). Logos Verlag Berlin.
Theses / Dissertations
Giove, S. (n.d.). The influence of social values on consumer perceptions of food risks. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Daly, L.
Giove, S. (2019). Giving students a taste of small business life. Presented at: Preparing students for employment in small businesses, Birmingham City University
Giove, S., Hill-Crane, E., Jones, S., & Goulding, P. (2018). Staff and Students working in Partnershipto develop a model of academic and professional support. Presented at: RAISE Annual Conference, Sheffield Hallam University
Giove, S., & Jones, S. (2018). Communities of enhanced engagement. Presented at: Chartered Association of Business Schools Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Annual Conference, Glasgow
Ashworth, P., Morris, C., Giove, S., & Paxman, J. (2016). Impact of nudging strategies on consumer food choice intentions and behaviours in leisure centres. http://doi.org/10.1017/S002966511600241X
Giove, S. (2016). Impact of nudging strategies on consumers' intended food choice behaviour in leisure centres presentation.
Giove, S. (2016). Capturing the Contribution of Placement Representatives Abstract and Presentation.
Giove, S. (2016). Professional Student led Societies - Communities of Enhanced Engagement. Presented at: Open University Conference
Jones, S., Blackburn, M., & Giove, S. (2016). Capturing the Contribution of Placement Representatives.
Ashworth, P., Morris, C., Giove, S., & Paxman, J. (2016). Impact of nudging strategies on consumer food choice intentions and behaviours in leisure centres.
Giove, S. (2015). Leisure centre cafes as obesogenic/leptogenic environments: situational analysis and stakeholder perception.
Giove, S. (2015). Impact of Calorie information on consumer food choice behaviour in leisure centres.
Giove, S. (2014). Impact of the obesogenic/leptogenic environment on consumer behaviour in leisure centres.
Giove, S. (2014). Understanding the Interaction between Leisure Centre Users and their Environment using the ANGELO Framework Abstract and Poster Presentation.
Giove, S. (2014). Understanding the Interaction between Leisure Centre Users and their Environment using the ANGELO Framework Poster Presentation.
Giove, S. (2014). Student led Subject Based Societies - Communities of enhanced engagement - Abstract and Presentation.
Giove, S. (2014). An Insight into the Experience of Sheffield Business School SHU Executive Reps 2013/14.
Giove, S. (2012). If another student tells you: Fostering student engagement with institutional priorities.
Giove, S., & Ryan, J. (2011). Communication works for those who work at it: Amplifying the student voice using new technologies.
Giove, S. (1997). Food Risk Perceptions and Risk Relieving Strategies of Consumers in the Twenty-First Century. A Social Values / Lifestyle Approach.
Giove, S. (2016). Influence of the obesogenic/leptogenic food environment on consumer behaviour in leisure centre - Poster presentation. Dublin: Nutrition Society Conference
Giove, S. (2016). Influence of the obesogenic/leptogenic food environment on consumer behaviour in leisure centres - Abstract and Presentation. Nutrition Society Conference
- 2016:Supervisor (2 students)