Research students

A number of students are pursuing degrees by research in the Faculty. Current students are listed below together with the title of their thesis.

Also listed are those students who have recently completed doctorates.

Anyone interested in registering for a doctorate in the Faculty should in the first instance contact Dr Kenneth D’Silva, who is the Director of the Business Doctoral Programme within the Faculty of Business.

MPhil and PhD students are particularly encouraged to become fully involved in the activities of CIBS - such involvement can take various forms:

  • attendance at seminars and lectures organized by CIBS
  • contribution of their own research papers to the CIBS seminar programme
  • publication of working papers
  • networking with other students, staff, CIBS internal and external members


Current MPhil and/or PhD students

Mr Samuel Areluba
The internet as a retail marketing channel in global markets or UK food retailers

Mr Ceyhun Elci
Quantification of Non-Tarriff Barriers by SPS Measures

Mr Anthony Maduka
Public Service Management

Doctorates recently completed

Dr John Higgs
Marketing experiences and mission effectiveness: case studies in RC organizations

Dr Mariana Dodourova
Motive and Drivers for Strategic Alliances in the Global Information Sector

Dr Emmanuel Orakwue
The Marketing of Financial Services: a Nigerian case study on retail banks

Dr Jaywant Singh
Loyalty to Product Variants

Dr Dag Bennett
Purchase Analysis for brand buying behaviour

Dr Jim Cowan
Information systems and meeting the needs of users of public services

Dr Sudaporn Sawmong
A comparative study of store loyalty between the British and Thai consumer

Mr Olashuinkanmi Shittu (MPhil)
Pay referent comparison and pay level satisfaction in UK Food Retailing

Dr David Lawlor
Evaluation and Exploration of the Tavistock model of organizational consultancy

Dr Marie Ashwin-Hirst
The Marketing of British Universities: an empirical investigation into functional HRM issues

Dr Jiao Wang
Trade/investment liberalization and its impact on China with special reference to WTO accession

Dr Barbara Spittle
Voluntary sector