The Centre for Doctoral Research, a dedicated facility to Business Research, plays host to students from different countries and backgrounds, who work with our leading academics in a variety of research areas – Accounting, Banking & Finance, IR & HR, Management, Marketing and MIS in both Full-time and Part-time capacities.

Current PhD Students

Student NamePhD Thesis TitleSubject AreaSupervisor
Orla Lenihan Executive Compensation and Impression Management: An Empirical Analysis Accounting Professor Niamh Brennan
Maureen Flynn Impact of New Organisational Structures on Clinical Governance: the Case of a Large National Health Body Accounting Professor Niamh Brennan
Karen-Ann Dwyer External audit quality, role expectations and role conflicts Accounting Professor Niamh Brennan & Dr Collette Kirwan
Neil Dunne Rituals of Verification: Impression management and the audit profession Accounting Professor Niamh Brennan & Dr Collette Kirwan
Seamus McGrath A Contingency Theory of board behaviour in an organisational crisis Accounting Professor Niamh Brennan & Dr Esther Tippmann
Maria Scanlon The impact of the negotiation process on the quality of financial reporting Accounting Dr Mary Canning
Emer Hunt Ireland's position in the International Tax Landscape Accounting Dr Gerardine Doyle
Jiawei Qian How and to what extent would the key features of IFRS4 help to achieve it's intended objectives? From the perspective users of financial statements Accounting Dr John McCallig
Martina Assereto Evaluating and mitigating the financial risks of renewable energy integration systems: a real options approach Banking & Finance Dr Julie Byrne
Simon Spencer Energy and Food Price Interactions and Hedging Issues Banking & Finance Professor Don Bredin
Alaa Al Zawawi The 'Universality' of Gold: A study into the notion that gold can be the most secure long-term investment for any investor regardless of geographical region or access to market Banking & Finance Professor Don Bredin
Masood Baig Impact of Commodity Prices on Stock Market Development Banking & Finance Professor Don Bredin
       
Chenglu Jin Public Pension Reforms and the Influence of Longevity Risk: An Emerging Market Banking & Finance Professor John Cotter
Niall McGeever Risk Management Banking & Finance Professor John Cotter
Emmanuel Eyiah-Donkor A GARCH Options Model with Jumps in Returns and Volatility Banking & Finance Dr John Cotter, Dr Valerio Poti
Mohamad Faour Essays in Market Microstructure and Financial Econometrics Banking & Finance Professor John Cotter & Dr Cal Muckley
Ekaterina Goryagina Asset Liability Management Banking & Finance Dr David Edelman
Fiona Hickey The Origins of & reasons for different country effects to the Financial Crisis Banking & Finance Dr Cormac MacFhionnlaoich
Ee Lin Goh Debt in internet Start-ups- why can't internet firms mount takeovers with debt? Banking & Finance Dr Cormac MacFhionnlaoich
Liqun (David) Cao A Study of the Market Efficiency Impact by Financial Stock Markets Prediction Using Deep Neural Networks Banking & Finance Dr Cal Muckley
Jiayuan Chen A microstructure study on market liquidity Banking & Finance Dr Cal Muckley
Yan Wang Size and Book-to-Market Value Effect in Option Market Banking & Finance Dr Conall O'Sullivan
Brian Healy Using option implied information for improved returns Banking & Finance Dr Conall O’Sullivan
Wael Almaqoushi Audit Committee Indices : Application for Financial Reporting Quality and Merger & Acquisition Outcomes Banking & Finance Professor Ronan Powell
Huong Tran Three Papers under the Theme of Innovation & Finance Banking & Finance Professor Ronan Powell
Vincenzo Maccarrone An analysis of the extent to which recent transnational developments explain the fall of national social partnership in Ireland and Italy. Industrial Relations & Human Relations Dr Roland Erne
Julius Nyiawung The Management of Employment Policies & Practices of Multi-national Companies (MNCs) in a Developing Country: The Case of Oil MNCs in Cameroon. Industrial Relations & Human Resources Professor John Geary
Loredana Dreptate Employee participation in recession – trust and consensual relations in the financial services sector Industrial Relations & Human Relations Professor John Geary
Dhuha Al-Mujadedi Financialisation & HRM Industrial Relations & Human Resources Dr Colm McLaughlin
Suzanne Carthy Failure to Progress: Women’s Career Advancement in Irish Law Firms. Developing a Framework for an Availability Work Culture Industrial Relations & Human Relations Dr Colm McLaughlin, Dr Maeve Houlihan
Madison Kurchik Managing Diversity in the Technology Sector: A Feminist Approach Instustrial Relations & Human Resources Dr Colm McLaughlin
Treasa Kenny Workplace mediation and its influence in organisations Industrial Relations & Human Resources Professor Bill Roche
Pauline Phelan In pursuit of Employee Engagement - A Critical Examination of the Role of Re-Structured HR Functions in Delivering Leading-Edge HRM Strategies Industrial Relations & Human Resources Professor Bill Roche
Paul Peter Knopf Supply Chain Risk Management: A Multi Agent Based Approach: A Case Study for an Oil and Gas Company Management Dr Eamonn Ambrose
Bejamin Siedler Income Inequality and Organizations Management Dr Rashedur Chowdhury
Yanan Lin Relations between Guanxi and reputation gaps in Chinese Hospitals Management Professor Rosa Chun
Yun Mi Kim Organisational Antecedents of Workplace Ostracism and its impact on In-role Performance Management Dr Jacob Eisenberg
Ali Nazarpour The Effect of Country Level Factors on the Trade-off between Operational Performance and Mass Customization Capability Management Professor Brian Fynes
Samir Mirdad Global Manufacturing Practices: The impact of national culture on process innovation Management Professor Brian Fynes
Dermot Reidy Strategy, its use, and the survival of the Irish Construction Services industry during the period 2007 - 2011 (and beyond). Management Professor Pat Gibbons
Catherine McElhinney All in the Family: A re-examination of the processes, dynamics and learning cycles of the family business Management Dr Maeve Houlihan
David Staunton Rethinking Project Leadership - The Recreating Leader Management Dr Paul McGrath
Michail Louis Supply Chain Risk Management: A Multi Agent Based Approach: A Case Study for an Oil and Gas Company Management Professor Mark Pagell
Kevin Walsh Towards an evidence based approach to SME impacts Management Dr Rory O'Shea
       
Andrew Crose Utilising Big Data Techniques for Multi-Channel Sales Optimisation Marketing Professor Susi Geiger & Dr Marius Claudy
       
Nicola Mountford B2B or Bust: Choosing routes to market in an emerging sector – Connected Health Marketing Professor Susi Geiger
Ruiqi Wei Customer Loyalty in B2B Services: A Relationship Dynamics Perspective Marketing Professor Susi Geiger
Gillian Moran Investigating Receiver Perceptions of e-Word of Mouth Credibility Marketing Dr Laurent Muzellec
Valerie Gannon Youth Media Practices Marketing Professor Andrea Prothero
Vanja Medugorac Consumer behaviour in an Integrated Energy System Marketing Dr Gertje Schuitema
William Fahy Optimisation of Biopharamceutical Manufacturing Processes using Business Analytics Management Information Systems Dr Paula Carroll
Andrea Berger Inventing infrastructure: The case of the development of a National Postcode System in Ireland. Management Information Systems Dr Seamas Kelly
Stefan Forstenlechner Investigating novel socio-inspired selection strategies for evo-devo-socio algorithms Management Information Systems Professor Michael O'Neill
David Lynch Investigating novel socio-inspired selection strategies for evo-devo-socio algorithms Management Information Systems Professor Michael O'Neill
Le Hai Nam Statistical model selection in genetic programming Management Information Systems Professor Michael O'Neill
Stefano Mauceri Anomaly detection in actigraphy data Management Information Systems Dr James McDermott & Dr James Sweeney

 

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