Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

China

  • Dr Zhihong Yu

    China and the world economy, Asian firms' responses to globalisation, trade liberalisation, foreign direct investment, and global value chains.
    0115 846 8267
    Business and economy International Relations China world economy Asia globalisation Trade Liberalisation Foreign direct investment global value chains
  • Dr Ken Yeoh

    Corporate governance in East Asia, particularly Malaysia. Focus on corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives undertaken by large publicly-listed firms in Malaysia (in particular, stakeholder engagement/management strategies).
    +60 38924 8258
    Business and economy corporate governance corporate social responsibility (CSR) Sustainability China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr José R. Sánchez-Fung

    Research on empirical and policy-relevant issues in the fields of open-economy macroeconomics and monetary policy, and development economics and policy, with a particular focus on developing countries including China.
    +86 574 8818 9181
    Business and economy open-economy macroeconomics Monetary policy China
  • Dr Qianlan Wu

    Law and business in China, competition law and merger regulation in China.
    0115 84 66309
    Law China Law business competition law merger regulation
  • Dr Nicholas Hamm

    Participated in two projects in China: (1) mapping the environmental determinants of echinococcosis in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR) and (2) mapping air pollution in China for input into environmental epidemiology studies. Also coordinated a joint MSc between the Univeristy of Twente (NL) and the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing.
    +86 574 8818 8980
  • Dr Joaquin Lopez-Mugica

    Intersections between representations of contemporary art and the modern Chinese city.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 0193
    Architecture and Built Environment Art Education Migration China Contemporary Art Chinese cities representation migration
  • Dr Frithjof Arp

    International and cross-cultural business topics, with a particularly interest in the linkage between organisational strategy and human resource management. Researching and teaching in China since 2014; has visited the country since the early nineteen nineties and had a professional career which includes ten years in Malaysia, ten years in Australia and four years in Singapore.
    +86 574 8818 0000 8165
    Business and economy International Relations Migration Sociology strategy microfinance International Business international human resource management cross-cultural communication self-initiated expatriate foreign executives
  • Dr Andreas Fulda

    UK-China relations; EU-China relations; Cross-straits relations between mainland China and Taiwan; China's controversial Overseas NGO Law Philanthropy and civil society in the Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China); Social movements and political opposition in the Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China)
    +44 (0)744 752 8020
  • Dr Jing Dai

    Green supply chain management, and sustainable operations/logistics in China.
    +86 574 8818 8179
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment Green supply chain management China Logistics Asia
  • Dr Luis Torres

    Impact of the international hard/soft regulation framework on corporate responsibility strategies, the development of models for corporate social performance and sustainability reporting, and the implications of the international human rights framework for Chinese businesses.
    +86 74 8818 8706
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Gender Law corporate social responsibility human rights China Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Xiaodan Yu

    Economics of innovation, entrepreneurship, firm growth and industrial dynamics.
    +86 574 8818 8705
    Business and economy Politics economics innovation Entrepreneurship Firm Growth industrial dynamics China
  • Dr Jie Yu

    Expert in Information Systems, especially e-commerce in China, big data analytics in E-healthcare and Fintech.
    +86 574 8818 8360
    Business and economy Education Health and Medicine China Singapore information systems e-commerce Big Data Analytics E-healthcare Fintech
  • Dr Gregory Moore

    Specialist in Chinese foreign policy and East Asian international relations and security. Also specialises in US foreign policy towards East Asia.
    +86 189 066 10487
    International Relations Politics China Foreign Policy East Asia International Relations Security US foreign policy
  • Dr Filippo Gilardi

    Digital platforms, creative industries, digital copyright, and business models.
    +86 574 8818 8289
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Education Digital platforms creative industries digital copyright business models Asia China Japan
  • Dr Mark Gallagher

    Contemporary American and international cinema. American independent film. Documentary film and television. Global television. Gender and masculinity in media. Action film. East Asian cinema.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7292
    Arts and Culture Communications Cultures Gender film Culture documentary Television Contemporary cinema international American independent global Gender Action asian East Asia
  • Professor Suzanne McGowan

    Freshwater ecosystems, focusing on tropical floodplains including lakes, deltas and rivers. Work includes water quality investigations in the Red River Delta of Vietnam and mid-Yangtzse Delta of China, tracking recent environmental degradation in a lowland flood pulse wetland in Malaysia, aquatic biodiversity and water quality monitoring of Malaysian rivers, assessing sustainability of aquaculture in freshwater lakes of the Philippines.
    0115 951 5451
    Environment Water palaeolimnology biomonitoring freshwater ecosystems tropical floodplains lakes deltas and rivers water quality investigations Red River Delta Vietnam mid-Yangtzse Delta China environmental degradation Malaysia aquatic biodiversity water quality monitoring Sustainability aquaculture Philippines
  • Dr Paul McGarr

    British and American diplomacy; Transatlantic relations; the Cold War; UK-India relations; US-India relations; public diplomacy; British decolonization; colonial iconography; foreign policy in India and Pakistan; cultural diplomacy; the British Council; the Central Intelligence Agency; Britain's intelligence and security services; India's intelligence agencies; the right to privacy and state-sponsored mass surveillance; government secrecy and Freedom of Information; political asylum; British soft power; historical memory and memorialisation.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2265 , +44 (0) 7941 322 845
    American Politics Arts and Culture Cultures History International Relations Politics World British American transatlantic Relations Cold War India diplomacy Foreign Policy Pakistan Culture history
  • Dr Sean Mayes

    Crops, plants, seeds, crop genetics, marker assisted selection, development of minor crops, resilient agriculture, oil palm, bambara groundnut, wheat, tea, biotechnology, breeding, seed systems
    01159518062
    Environment Science World Crops plants seeds crop genetics marker assisted selection development of minor crops resilient agriculture oil palm bambara groundnut wheat tea biotechnology breeding seed systems
  • Dr Ruth Maxey

    20th-century and contemporary American literature, especially fiction; Asian American studies; immigrant writing in the United States; American autobiography as a form.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8119 , +44 (0) 7742 919 769
    Arts and Culture Cultures Migration American Literature fiction asian Contemporary Immigrant United States
  • Professor Martin Lockett

    Over 40 years' experience in China - research has included Chinese management and culture, economic reform and development, international trade and investment, and innovation. He has worked on consulting and executive education in mainland China, Hong Kong/ Macau, Malaysia and Singapore.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8535
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Chinese management and culture economic reform and development international trade and investment innovation consulting Executive Education mainland China Hong Kong Macau Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Nancy Liu

    Media translation studies: exploring news translation by integrating news translation with framing studies. Also interested in sociocultural meanings of translation, translation of texts with cultural-specific items and didactic research into translation and interpretation.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8568
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Politics media translation studies framing sociocultural translation interpretation
  • Dr Don Lee

    Political economy and institutions, comparative presidential studies, public policy and management, North and Southeast Asia
    07848 116 415
    Business and economy Gender Politics Political Economy comparative presidential studies Public Policy public management North Asia southeast asia
  • Dr Hongyi Lai

    China's domestic political economy (reform strategies, national-local relations, regional development), international political economy (energy diplomacy), governance (including protests, state-societal relations, institutional development, and transformation and vitality of the regime), and foreign policy (domestic linkage and soft power).
    0115 846 6017
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics China's domestic political economy reform strategies national-local relations regional development energy diplomacy Governance Foreign Policy China Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Ian James Kidd

    Ancient Chinese philosophy, Confucian philosophy, Daoist philosophy, Buddhist philosophy
    Arts and Culture Education Environment Ancient Chinese philosophy Confucian philosophy Daoist philosophy Buddhist philosophy
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Digital construction engineering – management. Currently investigating how to improve collaboration in construction management and businesses by using the state of the art of digital technologies.
    +86 574 8818 8806
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Education Engineering architecture project management BIM digital construction engineering and management project planning research and analysis lecturing Management strategy business strategy leadership management consulting China new zealand Singapore australia Engineering
  • Dr Shih-wei Hsu

    Knowledge management in the Chinese context, leadership and social movement organisations.
    +86 574 8818 0293
    Business and economy Cultures Psychology China knowledge management leadership social movement organisations Asia
  • Dr Carol Hooi

    Competencies in the digital world, developing global human resources, mission accomplishment of expatriates, organisational best practices in professionalism, E-HRM, human capital management, human capital development, employee loyalty, change management, organisational justice, organisational citizenship behaviour, organisational learning capability, organisational performance, leadership succession planning, talent management, internship and cyber ethics and behaviour.
    +60 38924 8702
  • Dr Maria Luo

    Service marketing in the greater China region, specifically in customer relationship management, service recovery, E-WoM, and customers' aggressive behaviours.
    +86 574 8818 9264
    Business and economy Service marketing greater China region Customer Relationship Management service recovery E-WoM China Japan
  • Dr Yingfa Lu

    Accounting, accounting profession, accounting history, auditing, corporate governance, business law, and professional negligence.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8480
  • Dr Martin J Liu

    Dr Liu's research interests are in the area of consumer behaviour, e-marketing and brand strategy. He is Member of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR) and European Marketing Academy (EMAC).
    +86 (0) 574 8818 0000 8139
    Business and economy China business e-marketing brand consumer behaviour China marketing digital innovation strategy branding Zhejiang Taiwan Hong Kong Vietnam
  • Professor Peter Ling

    African American history. American history. Non-violence and social justice. Martin Luther King Jnr and political education in the civil rights movement. John F Kennedy. Kennedy assassination. Historic commemorations. Gun control in the US.
    +44 (0)115 951 4268
    American Politics Arts and Culture Crime History International Relations Politics World African American history social justice civil rights Martin Luther King Jnr political education John F Kennedy assassination commemorations gun control us
  • Dr Bjarke Liboriussen

    Expertise on games and gaming in China, inclduing: industry (with special attention to free-to-play business models), policy (with a project on the 2000-2014 console ban) and consumption (with a project on how the "Chinese gold farmer" looks from inside China). Currently working on e-sports in China.
    +86 (0)754 8818 8992
    Cultures games gaming China e-sports
  • Dr Lei Li

    Internationalisation strategies of Chinese firms, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise in Greater China.
    +86 (0)574 8818 0852
    Business and economy internationalisation strategies Chinese Firms social entrepreneurship social enterprise China Japan Hong Kong Bhutan Greater China
  • Professor Peter Li

    Global thought leader on multinational firms from the emerging economies (especially from China) and indigenous research on Chinese management. Previous research on unique patterns of innovation and entrepreneurship in China.
    +86 574 8818 0125
    Business and economy emerging economies MNCs China Chinese management innovation and entrepreneurship in China
  • Dr Fui-Theng Leow

    Impact of digital media on information literacy and learning environments, as well as the development of creative media and networked-based pedagogy for education innovation and reform.
    +86 574 8818 8224
    Art Business and economy Communications Education Psychology multimedia instructional design pedagogy social media digital society
  • Dr Chun-Yi Lee

    Cross-Strait (China and Taiwan) relations, Taiwanese investment in China and Southeast Asia, the geo-political impact of China's Belt and Road Initiative on Southeast Asian countries, Taiwan's New South bound policy and its social economic impact on the Southeast Asian countries, the role of Chinese labour in the global value chain.
    0115 846 8150
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics cross-Strait relations China Taiwan investment southeast asia Geopolitics Belt and Road Initiative New Southbound Policy chinese labour
  • Dr Richard Lea

    Environmental effects on fertility and reproduction. General male and female fertility issues. Reproduction. Environmental chemicals in food.Dr Lea can talk on any topics relating to fertility, chemicals in food, pregnancy, pregnancy failure/miscarriage, environmental effects on populations.Previous media experience includes: Interviews on ITV Central, BBC East Midlands, Swedish TV News channel, radio interviews including BBC World Service, Radio Nottingham, Radio Scotland, NewsTalk 770 (Calgary), interviews with print journalists from various Newspapers - The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, Nottingham Post.Dr Lea is Interested in external consultancy and research collaboration opportunities.
    +44 (0)115 951 6426
    Animals Environment Health and Medicine Science Veterinary reproduction fertility environmental chemicals Human Animal sheep dogs nottingham Vet School
  • Dr Émilie Lapointe

    Mentoring and leadership in the Chinese context.
    +86 0574 8818 6423
    Business and economy Mentoring leadership China business
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Maximising organisational productivity, innovation and wellbeing, all of which are linked to the way work is designed and the way in which organisations are managed. Research has focused on the management of psychosocial factors at work and the translation of health and safety knowledge into policy and practice, in many countries across the world.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Psychology Sociology Well-being Health and Safety mental health workplace stress workplace innovation psychosocial risk management business education Law Psychology sociology Asia
  • Dr Marc Idelson

    Applied Sino-Western comparative philosophy.
    +86 574 8818 6072
    Business and economy Mathematics Sociology China business philosophy Hong Kong Taiwan
  • Professor Richard Hubbard

    Leads the Nottingham Health China project - a cross-faculty and cross-campus collaboration. The vision of this work is to promote evidence-based cost effective health care in Ningbo and China.
    0115 823 1385
    Health and Medicine healthcare health economics medicine China
  • Dr Wei Huang

    Corporate finance, market based accounting research, and SME finance and innovation. Has published extensively in high quality finance, accounting, and economics journals.
    +86 574 8818 0233
    Business and economy China Malaysia corporate finance accounting Research SME finance innovation
  • Dr Nagatomi Hirayama

    Political and intellectual history of modern China, Sino-Japanese Relations, history of socialism and socialist movement. Primary research focuses on the Chinese Youth Party during the Republican era, examining its transnational origin and local development as well as its visions for state construction.
    +86 574 8818 8326
  • Professor Paul Heywood

    Political corruption. Southern Europe, especially Spain. Regional devolution. Democratic transitions. Terrorism ETA Basque, Corruption, anti-corruption, integrity, integrity management, China, Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Asia
    +44 (0) 115 951 4869 , +44 (0) 114 266 1190
    Brexit Politics political politics Corruption Europe spain regional devolution Terrorism Basque Political corruption Southern Europe anti-corruption integrity integrity management China australia Cambodia Hong Kong Kyrgyzstan Asia regional devolution democratic transitions terrorism ETA Basque
  • Professor Julian Henderson

    Science and archaeology. Ancient technologies, particularly glass, ceramics, metals and stone. Islamic archaeology in Syria. Scientific techniques used in archaeology. Silk Road
    +44 (0) 115 951 4840
    Archaeology Arts and Culture Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Environment History Science archaeology Ancient technology Islamic syria silk road Asia China Japan Indonesia turkey Kazakhstan Tajikistan Hong Kong history
  • Professor Qing Gu

    The work and lives of teachers in Chinese schools, especially in remote, rural areas.
    0115 951 4538
    Education China education rural teaching schools remote areas
  • Dr Saileshsingh Gunessee

    'China-related economics', which include: Chinese companies drive to 'go global', Chinese companies becoming truly global corporations, Chinese foreign economic engagement in light of the Belt & Road Initiative, understanding the 'Economics of Belt and Road Initiative', entrepreneurial innovation in China.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8231
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy China's economy global corporations Belt and Road Initiative entrepreneurial innovation China Asia
  • Professor Pingping Fu

    Values, attitudes and behaviours of Chinese executive leaders in business organisations.
    +86 574 8818 0572
    Business and economy China business Executive leaders
  • Dr Ian Fisk

    Fundamental research into food quality and processing. Applied research into coffee chemistry, flavour delivery and encapsulation, oils and fats, emulsion systems, oil body chemistry and chocolate processing. Aroma chemistry, salt reduction, coffee processing and novel processing methods for flour.
    +44 (0) 115 951 6037 , +44 (0) 7776 456 118
    Food Science bioscience food quality processing coffee chemistry flavour oils fats chocolate salt Reduction food science food flavour food processing
  • Dr Xuan Feng

    Attracting, engaging and retaining international talent in China and Chinese expatriates and talent development. Extensive research, (executive) teaching, and consulting experience working with executives, HR practitioners, students and policy makers in China. Provides talent strategies for local government and writes business cases and articles about Chinese management, leadership, HRM, and talent career development.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 9451
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Gender Law Migration Psychology Chinese Students young talent employability global competence development Career advisor Mentoring HR employee experience cross-border M&A
  • Dr Meili Feng

    Freshwater ecosystems under climate changing effects and human activities especially hydropower regulation. Areas of interest include: The impacts of hydropower regulation on river thermal regimes and fish habitat suitability; temporal-spatial characterisation of hydropeaking and thermopeaking effects; water quality modeling based on biogeochemistry processes; river hydrology and ecologically related implications.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8510
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment freshwater ecosystems climate change hydropower regulations water quality rivers
  • Professor Meryem Duygun

    Banking; insurance; risk; SMEs access to finance; Artificial intelligence and Financial services; FinTech
    +44 (0) 115 9515 267
    Business and economy Technology Banking finance Insurance artificial intelligence
  • Dr Ping Du

    Intercultural and workplace communication in the Chinese context; interpretation and explanation of workplace interactive behaviours in conflict resolution and problem-solving processes drawing on pragmatics, sociolinguistics and cross-cultural psychology.
    +86 (0)574 8818 0175
    Art Business and economy Communications Cultures intercultural communication workplace communication conflict communication Discourse analysis China Asia
  • Dr Andrew Cobbing

    Cultural and international history of 19th-century Japan. Japan's cultural encounter with the West. Japanese source material from diaries to published works. Iwakura Embassy, which helped to shape state policy in Japan's drive for modernisation.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5946 , +44 (0) 7849 922 828
    History cultural international history Japan modernisation IAPS Asia
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz

    Tropical ecology and conservation, working primarily on Asian megafauna (e.g. elephants), their habitats, and their interactions with people.
    +60 133 921 406
    Environment megafauna Asian elephants ecological function seed dispersal human-elephant conflict wildlife and infrastructure and stakeholder engagement ecology conservation
  • Professor Miguel Camara

    Antimicrobial drug discovery, biofilms, novel bacterial target identification, gene regulation, antimicrobial resistance, bacterial cell-cell signalling (quorum sensing)
    0115 951 5036
    Health and Medicine Science Antimicrobial drug discovery gene regulation antimicrobial resistance Quorum Sensing Asia
  • Dr Thomas Barker

    Expert on the cinema of Indonesia and Southeast Asia, more broadly including transnational labour mobility and connections to China. Focus on film industry, production, Islamic media, and cinematic
    +60 (0)387 253 561
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Sociology cinema creative industries transnational Media Islam
  • Dr Hongwei Bao

    Gay identity and queer politics in China. Social media and independent media in Asia. Queer filmmaking in transnational China. How the media relates to issues of gender, sexuality and identity.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5757
    Arts and Culture Communications Cultures Gender Identity gay politics China social media Media Asia films Gender sexuality IAPS
  • Dr Margaret Gillon Dowens

    Psycho/neurolinguistics, bi/multilingualism and the effects of ageing on language, using both behavioural and online techniques (EEG/ERPs). Direct the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory at UNNC. Among current projects are studies with children, adults and older adults looking at morphosyntax and visual word and character processing in Chinese, English and Spanish.
    +86 574 8818 0515
  • Dr Sarah Dauncey

    Chinese culture and history, from late imperial period onwards in particular; Chinese clothing and fashion; gender relations; disability, identity and rights in China; Chinese film, literature, documentary and life writing.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5954 , +44 (0) 7920 621 018
    Arts and Culture China Education Gender History Sociology World Chinese China Culture history imperial china clothing Fashion Gender disbility Identity rights in china film Literature IAPS identity politics disability and welfare Gender and Sexuality pre-modern and modern Chinese society and culture Chinese film literature and life writing; late-imperial women's culture and fashion teaching Chinese as a foreign language distance learning Hong Kong Taiwan
  • Professor Alain Chong

    E-business, technology acceptance and healthcare information systems implementations in Asia. Specifically interested in new technologies such as blockchains, social media, big data, live streaming and their impact in business and society in Asia.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8587
    Business and economy Blockchain e-business healthcare information systems social media big data Asia
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    Developing Virtual Reality technology for the production, storage and sharing of cultural heritage spanning large spatial-temporal scales. Develop technology for retrieving, processing, and tools for visual analytics for large social media datasets for understanding phenomena within connected societies.
    +86 574 8818 3049
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Art Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Environment History Science virtual reality augmented reality social media big data Digital heritage virtual heritage computational archaeology
  • Dr Christina Chin

    PM methodology development and implementation; engineering management; lean manufacturing and life cycle assessment for sustainability and environmental impact in manufacturing industries; renewable energy policies management and implementation with the integration of project management methodologies; and pollution management in specific river restoration, remediation & prevention programme in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3486
    Engineering Environment PM Engineering Management lean manufacturing life cycle assessment renewable energy policies air pollution management rivers Malaysia Asia
  • Dr Zhuo Chen

    China's public health: health systems and food systems, with a focus on China's food safety, traditional medicine, and health systems in popular media outlets.
    +86 (0)574 8818 8565
    Business and economy Environment Health and Medicine Obesity genomics Econometrics health policy healthcare management pharmacoeconomics Asia China
  • Dr Xi Chen

    How privatisation reform in transition economies influences employees; the structure of entrepreneurial eco-systems in emerging economies; inter-generational conflict and cooperation in China; how the meaning of work has changed in contemporary China.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8556
    Business and economy Psychology Privatisation reform China Entrepreneurship eco-systems Asia
  • Dr Kaushik Chattopadhyay

    Several years of experience in health-related research in Asia, especially India, China and Bangladesh. Current research interests include lifestyle diseases (such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease), complex interventions, and traditional therapies (such as yoga and ayurveda). Also works at the Ningbo campus.
    +44 115 823 1342
    Health and Medicine diabetes cardiovascular disease (CVD) Obesity lifestyle diseases Randomised controlled trials epidemiology health services research mixed methods development and evaluation of complex interventions clinical and public health interventions yoga ayurveda traditional therapies Ethnic Minorities Developing Countries
  • Dr Leanne Chang

    Health information management and health decision making; exploring the communicative basis of citizen support for health policy making in Asian contexts.
    +86 574 8818 8551
    Communications Cultures Health Communication Mobile health Elderly Care family support Political Communication Communicative action procedural justice Asia
  • Dr Faith Chan

    Specialist in international water management policies, particularly in sustainable flood management and planning practices, flood risk assessment practices in the East Asian coastal cities, deltas and their applications in both developed and developing countries.
    +86 5748 810 9471
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment Politics Science international water management policies Sustainability flood management flood risk assessment East Asia coastal cities Asia
  • Professor Hing Kai Chan

    Sustainable operations and supply chain; modelling and simulation; applications of soft computing techniques on intelligent (industrial) systems; and technology adoption. These fit in the Belt and Road Initiative and Made in China 2025.
    +86 574 8818 8964
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Engineering sustainable operations Supply Chain intelligent systems Belt and Road Initiative Made in China 2025 Asia China
  • Professor Cong Cao

    Social studies of science, technology, and innovation in China, particularly in China's scientific elite; human resources in science and technology; research and entrepreneurship in nanotechnology and biotechnology; reform of the science and technology system; intellectual property rights and their protection.
    +86 574 8818 9690
    Belt and Road Initiative Education Environment Science Sociology Science technology innovation China Human Resources Entrepreneurship reform Intellectual Property Rights Asia
  • Professor Tony Bush

    Education in Asia: Leadership in schools in Malaysia (Ministry of Education; Research on the 'implementation gap' between policy and practice in Southeast Asia (HEAD Foundation); Inclusion in Asia (UNESCO 2015); British Council funded research on school management in China.
    0115 913 0417
    Education education leadership policy Malaysia Management China
  • Dr Edward Bolt

    Expert in the molecular biology of CRISPR editing and it's use in biotechnology and medicine which has resulted in becoming Associate Editor for Portland Press with meetings in Singapore and China and research collaborations with scientists in South Korea.
    0115 823 0194
    Communications Science biotechnology medicine Asia CRISPR editing
  • Dr Xiaogang Bi

    Mergers and acquisitions, managerial teams and empirical corporate finance. Rich industry experience, especially on Chinese SME's private placement bond issuing, IPO and mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Bi and his team also focus on quantitative trading strategies, as well as big data/AI and its applications in corporate finance.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8362
    Business and economy Asia China Mergers and Acquisitions corporate finance Management bonds IPO trading strategies big data AI
  • Dr Benjamin Barton

    Chinese foreign and security policy, with a particular focus on China's bilateral relations with the European Union and its security policy on the African continent.
    +60 3 8725 3591
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics China Foreign Policy Security Policy Africa Belt and Road Asia
  • Professor Paul Barrow

    Research collaboration with Bovine tuberculosis group at the China Agricultural University since 2004. High end expert at CAU 2015-2017. Joint research and publications with Salmonella group at Yangzhou.
    0115 951 6428
    Veterinary veterinary China Malaysia agriculture bovine tuberculosis salmonella
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    Imperialism Migration and Race Crime; Policing Law and Labour American Universities; Riots and Demonstrations; Origins of "popular journalism"; Nationalism and national identity. Immigration Race and racism; Sensational court cases; Popular nationalism; Xenophobia Crime and police responses to it Anti-Chinese sentiment.History of race, law, colonialism and labour in the 19th and early 20th c. British Empire. Focus in Asia is on Malaysia, and on the migration of Indian and Chinese labourers between different colonies. Currently examining the comparative history of Indian and Chinese indentured labour in SE Asia, Mauritius, and the Caribbean.
    +44 (0)77 177 082 93
    American Politics Crime Cultures History International Relations Migration Politics Rights Lab World race crime migration America China Malaysia Riots demonstrations crime Racism Labour
  • Professor Katharine Adeney

    The politics of South Asia, particularly India and Pakistan; democratisation and ethnic conflict; constitutional design in divided societies.
    +44 (0)115 951 4032
    Politics World politics India Pakistan South Asia Ethnic confllict
  • Dr Stephen Adriano-Moore

    Cultures of sport fishing, with particular specialisation in fly fishing.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8271
  • Professor Sarah Hall

    Geographies of money and finance. The City of London and its competitiveness as an international financial centre. The changing nature of financial services, particularly the growth of the private wealth management industry. Highly skilled, elite financial labour markets, including highly skilled migration in London. New research is examining the growing presence of Chinese financial services within London. Banking for the super rich.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8404 , +44 (0) 7866 311 588
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy China Environment International Relations Geography money finance London international Banking IAPS Global finance RMB internationalisation international financial centres highly skilled Chinese migration financial expertise
  • Dr Zhijing Zhu

    Innovation in China .
    +86 574 8818 8411
    Business and economy China innovation
  • Dr Steven Zhou

    Focus on bridging world and management practices in academia and exploring the root of Chinese management and innovation from Chinese traditional culture.
    +86 574 8818 8803
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures China Management business culture innovation traditions
  • Dr Minghai Zhou

    Chinese economic reform, income distribution, CEO labour markets, outward FDI, and some topics of institutional economics based on China's context.
    +86 1385 8015 463
    Business and economy China Economic Reform Income Distribution Labour Markets Outward FDI economics Labour Economics development economics international economics
  • Dr Haibo Zhou

    Entrepreneurship and innovation in Northeast Asia.
    +86 57488 188 8802
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Northeast Asia innovation Entrepreneurship
  • Dr Abby Zhou

    Multinational corporations from emerging economies in Asia, indigenous innovation and management practices in China.
    +86 574 8818 8697
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Multinational Corporations emerging economies Asia indigenous innovation Management China India
  • Dr Xiaoling Zhang

    China's media, culture and society, more recently on the creative industries' role in China's attempt to refresh its image and build its soft power. Areas include evolving policies, the development of the industries as part of China's economic development, the cultural market, and the wider social transformation as China develops towards a creative society
    +86 574 8818 8754
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures International Relations China’s media Culture society creative industries soft power policies cultural market creative society
  • Dr Tiantian Zhang

    ASEAN financial market integration, banking markets in Asia, supply Chain finance and inclusive finance in China.
    +86 574 8818 0364
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy ASEAN financial markets Integration banking markets Asia Supply Chain finance China
  • Dr Shixin Zhang

    Journalism studies with a focus on China and comparative analysis, which includes newsroom convergence, media globalisation, media management and media and conflict.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8993
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics journalism China comparative analysis newsroom convergence Media globalisation Conflict
  • Dr Zhongli Yu

    Gender, feminism, women and translation; intercultural communication in the museum context, interpreting in war settings, translation education, and comparative literature.
    +86 574 8818 8569
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Education Gender History Sociology Gender feminism women translation intercultural communication museum interpreting War translation education Comparative literature China
  • Dr Tingting Ying

    Corporate finance and accounting, particularly corporate governance and market-based accounting in China. Currently working on micro-geographic analysis of economic activities (especially private equity, venture capital and business alasysis) as well as finance and R&D innovation.
    +86 1378 0007 774
    Business and economy corporate finance corporate accounting corporate governance market-based accounting China Private equity venture capital business analysis R&D innovation
  • Dr Bin Wu

    Rural sustainability and farmer innovation in China, Chinese internal and international migration, Chinese student migration and integration in host societies and Chinese higher education reform and social justice.
    0115 823 2118
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Migration Chinese diasporas international shipping Sustainability community empowerment rural sustainability farmer innovation migration student migration host societies social justice China
  • Professor Andrew White

    China's creative industries with a specific focus on the protection and exploitation for online content, and their business models.
    +86 574 8818 9285
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics Sociology China creative industries online content business models
  • Dr Casey Watters

    Commercial law in East Asia, published on corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and piercing the corporate veil. Previously the Yong Pung How Research Fellow at Singapore Management University School of Law's Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia ("CEBCLA").
    +86 574 8818 8702
    Business and economy Law Commercial Law East Asia corporate insolvency bankruptcy cross-border insolvency Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Professor Richard Upward

    The behaviour of Chinese firms in the export market, with a particular focus on what happened to Chinese firms and exports to the US when export quotas were removed in the 2000s and the effect of the Hukou reform on the labour market in China.
    0115 951 4735
    Business and economy China Exports firms us export quotas Hukou reform labour market
  • Dr Alexander Trautrims

    Logistics and supply chains ie. the operations that are run behind every business, with a focus on the retail sector. How products get to the supermarket shelf, collaboration between retailers and suppliers, sustainability issues ie. food miles, and the impact of online shopping on the retail sector. Vulnerability of supply chains and logistics networks.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1414
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment International Relations Rights Lab Logistics supply chains business retail supermarkets retailers Sustainability modern slavery human rights sustainability scandals
  • Professor Kang-Nee Ting

    Natural product pharmacology with a focus on drug discovery. Working on various derivatives obtained from natural products local to Malaysia, as well as edible mushrooms used in traditional medicine. This includes studying the vascular and smooth muscle effects of these isolates for application in respiratory conditions, vascular diseases and overactive bladder.
    +60 38924 8209
    Health and Medicine Science drug discovery edible mushrooms Malaysia Hong Kong China traditional medicine isolates respiratory conditions vascular diseases overactive bladder
  • Professor Stephen Timmons

    NHS policy, NHS management and NHS finance. Computer systems in healthcare, especially why they fail. Lay people using defibrillators to treat heart attacks. Healthcare professionals, especially disputes about professional boundaries. Emergency medicine. Improving productivity in the NHS. Policy and politics in the NHS.
    +44 (0) 115 84 66635
    Business and economy Health and Medicine Sociology NHS policy finance managment defibrillator heart heart attack health care professionals politics
  • Professor Colin Thorne

    Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK's leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.
    0115 951 5431
    Architecture and Built Environment Business and economy Education Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS
  • Dr Jeremy Taylor

    Cultural history of the modern Chinese-speaking world. Currently heads a 1.8 million euro project called 'Cultures of Occupation in 20th Century Asia', funded by the European Research Council. Published on architectural heritage, film history, personality cults, the treaty ports, propaganda, visual cultures, popular music, and many other topics.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures History China Hong Kong Taiwan Malaysia Philippines Singapore cultural history heritage film history personality cults the treaty ports propaganda visual cultures popular music
  • Dr Yu-Ting Tang

    Brownfield regeneration in China and Taiwan from an environmental perspective, especially related to human health risk assessment.
    +86 1886 785 9379
    Environment brownfield regeneration China Taiwan Environment human health risk assessment
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    Belt and Road Initiative, political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable.
    +86 5748 818 0208
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment International Relations Migration Politics energy poverty alleviation post disaster rehabilitation urbanisation smart eco-city political ecology of a rising China
  • Professor Kim Hua Tan

    Accelerated product innovation; lean management; supply chain management; sustainable operations; lean green; operations strategy implementation
    +44 (0)115 8467 749
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy International Relations supply chain management sustainable operations lean green business
  • Dr Jonathan Sullivan

    China and Taiwan: politics, elections, foreign relations, security, media, internet, pop culture, Chinese football
    +44 (0)115 95 14046
    Belt and Road Initiative Brexit China Communications Cultures International Relations Politics World China Taiwan politics Chinese football Chinese media Chinese Internet
  • Dr Julian Stringer

    Hollywood. East Asian cinema. Issues of film historiography. Cultural politics of international film festivals.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4846
    Arts and Culture Communications Cultures hollywood asian cinema film history Culture politics international
  • Dr Sofie Sjogersten

    Expertise relates to the functioning and management of tropical peat swamp forests, land degradation, greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable agriculture. Involved in a UK Space Agency project using space borne platforms to monitor and manage tropical peatlands and a Global Challenges Research Fund project to develop less damaging agriculture on tropical peatlands in Malaysia and Indonesia.
    0115 951 6239
    Environment Science tropical peatlands swamp forests land degradation greenhouse gas emissions sustainable agriculture Malaysia Indonesia China
  • Dr Yingying Shi

    International economics and economic development in Asia, researching the effectiveness of infrastructure investment in promoting China's regional economic growth and role of FDI policy in affecting firm level export performances in China.
    +86 574 8818 0125
    Business and economy international economics Economic Development Asia infrastructure investment China FDI policy export performances
  • Dr Juergen Seufert

    Supporting companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions at the lowest cost and improving efficiency using state of the art management accounting techniques. Work is especially with airlines and the port sector (in Ningbo, China). Interdisciplinary research conflating engineering with cost accounting knowledge to achieve the most cost efficient greenhouse gas emission abatements.
    +86 574 8818 8274
    Business and economy greenhouse gas emissions airlines ports abatement climate change China
  • Professor David Salt

    Plant science, agriculture, global food security, minerals, nutrients, food, diet, cadmium, arsenic
    +44 (0) 115 9516332
    Environment Food Plant Science plant science global food security Minerals nutrients food diet agriculture cadmium arsenic
  • Dr Novita Sakundarini

    Eco-design, sustainable manufacturing, material selection, recycling oriented design, design and development of environmental impact assessment tool in product design, and development of expert systems for green design. Has established many research collaborations and university linkages in the area of manufacturing and sustainable design, specifically with Asia-Pacific universities.
    +60 3892 435 52
    Engineering Environment Eco-design sustainable manufacturing material selection Recycling oriented design Environment impact assessment product design Manufacturing Sustainable design
  • Dr Yi Ruan

    Entrepreneurship and innovation in various industries in Singapore, China, Taiwan, and India over the past few years, as well as examining the innovation policies in Singapore and China.
    +86 574 8818 8550
  • Dr Simon Roberts

    PI on International Social Security Association study of gaps in social protection including Australia, India and Thailand. Senior EU Expert on EU-China Social Security Reform Co-operation Project, Senior EU Expert providing technical assistance for capacity building in social security for Turkey. Co-Investigator (Policy and Governance) on Leverhulme Trust Sustainable Urban Habitats programme with empirical data from Shanghai.
    0115 846 7767
    Environment Gender Law Migration social policy social security pensions healthcare EU law institutional capacity building Governance Evaluation China Thailand turkey India
  • Dr Christopher Primiano

    International relations, Chinese politics and foreign policy, and comparative politics.
    +86 152 5743 4355
  • Professor Chee Wei Phang

    Culture and information technology use and cultural influence on marketing strategies.
    Business and economy Cultures Education Culture information technology cultural influence marketing strategies China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Odette Paramor

    Involved with several European projects supporting EU-China cooperation in research and innovation ('DragonSTAR', 'DragonSTAR Plus', 'ENRICH in China' and 'URBAN-EU-CHINA'), and have supported the development of EU-China R&I calls in the areas of sustainable urbanisation and food, agriculture and biotechnology. Current research interests are in marine biology and assessing the impacts of human activities on marine systems.
    +86 574 8818 8998
    Education Environment Geography International Relations Science EU China innovation sustainable urbanisation food agriculture biotechnology marine biology marine systems
  • Dr David O'Brien

    Ethnographer working on the construction of ethnic identity in Xinjiang. Research interests also include ethnic identity and policy, the Chinese political system and Chinese social science research methodologies. Cross-disciplinary research, based on many years of qualitative fieldwork, seeks to explore how ethnic identity continues to evolve in China and the interplay between state and individual interpretations of identity.
    +86 574 8818 6421
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Migration Politics Xinjiang Uyghur China politics Identity ethnic identity policy Chinese political system Chinese social science Kazakhstan Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Jane Nolan

    Expatriate management in China, human resource management in China, institutional change and corporate governance of foreign banks in China.
    +44 (0) 115 9515490
    Business and economy Cultures Sociology Expatriate management China human resource management institutional change corporate governance of foreign banks
  • Professor Denny K S Ng

    Works closely with palm oil industries in Asia. Expertise in process integration and optimisation of biomass technologies, and design of integrated biorefinery. Developed an Integrated Recovery and Regeneration (REGEN) system to convert solid biomass and wastewater in palm oil processing into value-added products and bioenergy.
    +60 38924 8606
    Engineering Environment palm oil process Integration optimisation biomass technologies biorefinery Integrated Recovery and Regeneration (REGEN) Bioenergy India Indonesia China Malaysia Philippines Taiwan
  • Dr Gabriele Neher

    Northern Italian Renaissance painting, especially in Venice, Brescia, Moretto and Romanino. The Italian courts in the Renaissance. Renaissance women. Altar pieces 1500-1600. Caravaggio. Tudor and Elizabethan courts; prodigy houses, especially Hardwick, Wollaton and Burghley. Also Thoresby Hall and Estate. The use of social media for teaching and peer mentoring.
    + 44 (0)115 9513184, +44 (0)115 942 1507
    Architecture and Built Environment Arts and Culture Education Gender Technology Art Italy renaissance painting Venice Brescia Moretto Romanino women Altar pieces Caravaggio Tudor Elizabethan Hardwick Hall wollaton hall Burghley Thoresby Estate social media Mentoring Peer mentoring
  • Dr Daniel Mutibwa

    Issues around emerging business models, community-building, sustainability and copyright that are shaping the direction of grassroots design and digital fabrication and hardware entrepreneurialism in the Greater China region and their impact on the global digital economy.
    0115 82 32251
    Business and economy Communications Cultures emerging business models community-building Sustainability Copyright grassroots design digital fabrication entrepreneurialism greater China region digital economy
  • Dr Andrew Mumford

    Counter-insurgency warfare, especially British experience throughout colonial wars of the 20th-century, via Northern Ireland and culminating in contemporary involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. British and US political and military communities' perceptions and reactions to insurgent and terrorist groups.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8160
    History Politics Rights Lab War and security warfare Terrorism politics International Relations War Iraq Northern Ireland Afghanistan conflicts modern slavery trafficking
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Interested in the entangled global histories of Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the late early modern period to the contemporary era (1700 to the present) with a focus on transnational relations, imperialism, and transfer of knowledge, labour regimes, and concepts of normative orders and governance.
    +49 173 5131306
    Archaeology Cultures Education History International Relations Law Politics history Europe Asia transnational relations imperialism knowledge transfer labour regimes Governance
  • Professor Stephen Morgan

    Business and economic history of China since the 18th century. Current research includes a book on China's economy and its future, social networks and enterprises, innovation and economic growth, and China healthcare (nutrition, obesity and health inequalities).
    +86 (0)574 8818 8988

Media Relations - External Relations

The University of Nottingham
C Floor, Pope Building (Room C4)
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5798
email: pressoffice@nottingham.ac.uk