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Nottingham University Business School understands the importance of high quality research that’s carried out by our PhD students and we are proud to recognise their excellent achievements.

Nottingham University Business School hosted via MS Team the annual Midlands Doctoral Conference on Thursday 22nd April 2021 where our PGR Researchers were joined by doctoral students from Aston, Warwick, Leicester, Loughborough and Birmingham Business School.  

Congratulations to four of our PGR Researchers who were winners of the best presentation award:

  • Adeline Coignet from OB/HRM Department won the Gender and Critique session for her presentation ‘Connecting two conflicting concepts: the case of anarchist entrepreneurs’.
  • Symeon Dionysis from OMIS Department won the Sustainability, Well-being and Resilience session for his presentation ‘Examining the influential factors of consumer purchase intentions for blockchain traceable coffee using the theory of planned behaviour’.
  • Thoai Le from OB/HRM Department won the Health and Healthcare session for his presentation ‘Patient Safety in home care: Exploring the impact of HRM practices on care quality and patient safety in home care in England’. 
  • Shiwani Varal from Finance, Risk and Banking Department won the Accounting and Finance session for her presentation ‘Does CEO’s educational background matter in the disclosure of corporate political information?’
Past news and events
  • Three of our PhD students were winners of the best paper award at the Midlands Regional Doctoral Conference on 16th December 2019. Further details.
  • NKetch Adeeko, from Haydn Green Institute (HGI) division was an invited speaker for the book launch A Life Robbed: Reflections on my asylum experience in the United Kingdom by Faith Gakanje as part of Nottingham Refugee week.
  • Xin Deng from Industrial Economics division has been selected as a research assistant to provide key analytical support for Dr Kevin Amess and Dr Cher Li on an ESRC Impact Accelerator Account/IAA project.
  • Eleanore Dring from Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL) co-authored four publications as part of a special issue of Lymphatic Research and Biology
  • Giulia Fusi from Finance, Risk and Banking division has gained a place working at the European Central Bank.
  • Samantha Hicks from Haydn Green Institute (HGI) co-authored a book chapter entitled ‘Gendering Entrepreneurial Behaviour’ in M McAdam and J. Cunningham (Eds) Entrepreneurial Behaviour: Individual, Contextual and Microfoundational Perspectives.
  • Ajeseun Jimo from Operations Management, Information Sysytems (OMIS) division co-authored a journal article entitled ‘3D printing strategic deployment: the supply chain perspective’, published in the Journal of Supply Chain Management.
  • Ajeseun Jimo from Operations Management, Information Sysytems (OMIS) division was awarded the ISL Best Doctoral paper award at the 24th International Symposium on Logistics Conference in Germany. 
  • Abbie-Gayle Johnson from Marketing division co-authored a journal article entitled ‘A Bibliometric Analysis of Knowledge Development in Smart Tourism Research’ which was published in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology.
  • Abbie-Gayle Johnson from Marketing division was a finalist at the “3 Minute Thesis” competition held on University Park. 
  • Lucy Sofyan from Industrial Economics division chaired the committee of ISIC 19th held in Nottingham which is the biggest annual academic event of Indonesian scholars in the UK.



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