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Business Postgraduate Research Students

Business Postgraduate Research Students

Learn about some of the research undertaken by our current postgraduate business students.

Current students

Jill Hardacre

Jill's subject area is Leadership, Work and Organisation. Jill's PhD project title is 'Analysing Hidden Gendered Processes in the Neoliberal University'. Read more about Jill's research.

Aditi Adhikari

Aditi's subject area is Project Management/Project Studies. Aditi's PhD project title is 'Evaluating the implications of agile principles and ethos in public sector organisations'. Read more about Aditi's research.

Alexei Musundire

Alexei's subject area is Financial Performance and Environment Management Practices. Alexei's PhD project title is 'The effect of Environmental Management Practices on Financial Performance of Companies in Zimbabwe'. Read more about Alexei's research.

Amani Alabed

Amani's subject area is Marketing & Consumer Behaviour. Amani's PhD project title is 'Artificial Intelligence Anthropomorphism and Its Effect on the User’s Psychological Processes'. Read more about Amani's research.

Andrea M Lane

Andrea's subject area is Entrepreneurship. Andrea's PhD project title is competence development of entrepreneurship educators and its impact on current practices. Read more about Min's research.

Austin Okeke

Austin's subject area is Operations Research. Austin's PhD project title is 'The influence of institutional pressures on sustainability emphasis and SCM practices in the Nigerian oil and gas industry'. Read more about Austin's research.

Fahad Fayadh H Alanazi

Fahad's subject area is Leadership and Management. Fahad's PhD project title is 'Leadership development in Saudi Arabia'. Read more about Fahad's research.

Francesca Speed

Francesca's subject area is Leadership, Work and Organisation. Francesca's PhD project title is 'Syrian migrant positionalities and work-life belonging in North East England'. Read more about Francesca's research.

George Kiley

George's subject area is Future of Work. George's PhD project title is 'Leadership and wellbeing in a contemporary professional services firm: Is the 'nature of work' conducive to making employee wellbeing a reality? A cross cultural study'. Read more about George's research.

Haiyan Chen

Haiyan's subject area is Marketing. Haiyan's PhD project title is 'An investigation of the unintended negative consequences to consumers’ well-being resulting from the use of transformative self-service technologies: The case of health and fitness apps'. Read more about Haiyan's research.

Haoran Su

Haoran's subject area is Fintech. Haoran's PhD project title is 'The Relationship between Mobile Payment Platform and Customers’ Trust: An Empirical Analysis of Alipay in China'. Read more about Haoran's research.

Hesty Nurul Utami

Hesty's subject area is PhD Marketing. Hesty's PhD project title is 'Value Co-Creation Through Digital Technology in Developing Economies: Reflections from Indonesian Agri-Food E-commerce Chain'. Read more about Hesty's research.

Xinrui Jia

Xinrui's subject area is Audit and Fintech. Jo's PhD project title is 'Effect of disruptive technologies on audit risk and audit quality'. Read more about Xinrui's research.

Kanatkit Thongpool

Kanatkit's subject area is Innovation Management (Innovation, Enterprise and Digital Business Research Group). Kanatkit's PhD project title is 'The Understanding of the Constructs, Dynamics, and Values of University Business Incubation Services: Case Studies of Public University Business Incubators in Thailand'. Read more about Kanatkit's research.

Lisa Smith

Lisa's subject area is Marketing. Lisa's PhD project title is 'Does socially inclusive advertising relieve the sense of exclusion or promote hedonistic consumption among stigmatised minorities?'. Read more about Lisa's research.

Meltem Hut

Meltem's subject area is Marketing, Operations and Systems; Consumer Behaviour. Meltem's PhD project title is The Temporalities of Food Wellbeing. Read more about Meltem's research.

Min Deng

Min's subject area is Economics. Min's PhD project title is 'Equity Option Market Liquidity'. Read more about Min's research.

Mohamed Al-Shafei

Mohamed's subject area is Marketing. Mohamed's PhD project title is 'Investigating the Effectiveness of Artificial Intelligence for Social Media Marketing of Luxury Brands'. Read more about Mohamed's research.

Mohammad Islam

Mohammad's subject area is Human Resource Management. Mohammad's PhD project title is 'An exploration of the fourth industrial revolution and Human Resource Management in the UK retail Industry'. Read more about Mohammad's research.

Muhammad Khan

Muhammad's subject area is Business and Management. Muhammad's PhD project title is 'Philanthropy and the Socioeconomic Development of Pakistan'. Read more about Muhammad's research.

Nuzhat Nuery

Nuzhat's subject area is Marketing. Nuzhat's PhD project title is 'The Antecedents and Consequences of Social Media Engagement with a Sustainability Advertisement'. Read more about Nuzhats research.

Rui Liu

Rui's subject area is Marketing. Rui's PhD project title is 'Unpacking how technologies reshape social media marketing: Three studies'. Read more about Rui's research.

Sammie Duong Nguyen

Sammie's subject area is Marketing. Sammie's PhD project title is 'Consumer Acculturation to Ethnic Subcultures'. Read more about Sammie's research.

Sherly C Lie

Sherly's subject area is Marketing. Sherly's PhD project title is 'F is for Femvertising: The current state and future of women's empowerment in advertising'. Read more about Sherly's research.

Thomas Shanks

Thomas's subject area is Business (Innovation and Management). Thomas's PhD project title is 'Moving Forward: The Future of Mobility – Innovation and Management in the UK Private Hire and Taxi Industry'. Read more about Thomas's research.

Abdullah Al Mamun

Abdullah's subject area is Marketing, Operation & Systems (Entrepreneurship and Sustainability). Abdullah's PhD project title is 'Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Developing Context: A Problem-Solving Approach by Indigenous Entrepreneurs'. Read more about Abdullah's research.