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;
  • Martin McGuigan, Queen’s University, Belfast, PhD title: The Dynamics of HR Practice Adoption and Knowledge-Intensive Working Practices Use: Implications for Firm Innovation Capabilities.

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.  Find out more about awarded funding