Doctoral Studies Programme: 2019 recipients announced

September 2, 2019

  • Maryam Ghorbankhani, Birkbeck, University of London, PhD title: Exploitation of public sector R&D: the role of knowledge transfer governance and R&D management within public sector and its influence on collaborations with private sector;
  • Linda O.N. Nwabunike, Manchester Metropolitan University, PhD title: Accumulation of technological capabilities for innovative drug manufacturing technology: analysis of Nigerian pharmaceutical firms;
  • Karim Sidaoui, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, PhD title: Understanding customer experience using artificial intelligence to impact service design innovation and drive organisational performance;
  • Sukrit Vinayavekhin, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge, PhD title: How can firms utilise existing strategic planning tools to support partnership selection processes towards open innovation?

The Doctoral Studies Programme award provides up to three years funding to talented prospective or mid-study PhD students, offering an opportunity to concentrate on the studentship for the period of the award.  The expectation is that candidates will have a Masters degree in a relevant field or an excellent first degree or equivalent. Candidates are expected to complete yearly progress reports and to make a copy of their thesis available to RADMA upon its completion.

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