Dr Barlow served as Programme Leader on the BA (Hons) Management, Technology & Enterprise programme for six years. She has recently taken on the role of College Connect Lead for the Department of Business Management. She has taught on a wide range of modules and programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level. She has supervised UG and PG dissertation students, PhD students and examined doctoral level thesis. Furthermore, she has been an external examiner for the University of West of Scotland.
Dr Barlow has extensive expertise and research output in the areas of e-business, supply chain management, social media and innovation. She has been involved in various consultancy activities including Innovation Voucher Schemes, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, Greater Glasgow Articulation Partnership projects and, most recently, has developed various skills screening questionnaires for Opito.