Business, Management, Aviation and Security

We welcome applications for research degrees aligned to Business, Management, Aviation and Security in each of the areas listed below. Potential supervisors are shown with a summary of their areas of research expertise. Further details can be found on their staff profile page which also links to their publications. You are welcome to contact a potential supervisor for an informal discussion before submitting your application.

Current research student projects in this area are listed below.

Dr Sainey Faye (finance in the Gambia)

Dr Ola Krukowska-Burke (sport psychology; resilience; transformational leadership)

Dr Kevin Maher (computer technology; leadership styles and conflict; wood products; computer science education)

Dr Ceri Sims (coaching; inclusive leadership; positive psychology; personality)

Dr Adrian Guachalla (music and dance tourism; cultural flagships; urban cultural tourism; ethical operations in hospitality and tourism)

Dr Hayley Stainton (tourism; TEFL tourism; educational tourism; international development; volunteer tourism; sustainability; netnography; blog analysis; digital marketing)

Dr David Warnock-Smith (aviation: air transport economics; strategy; management; operations and planning)

Dr Rafid AlKhannak (engineering and IT operational R&D; distributed systems; grid and cloud computing; software and hardware system operations; information systems; cyber and network security)

Dr Kevin Maher (computer technology; leadership styles and conflict; wood products; computer science education)

Dr Richard Mather (learning programming; forestry; education; environment)

Dr Carlo Lusuardi (computer programming; artificial intelligence)

Project titleSupervisors
An Investigation into the Factors Affecting Suicide of Military Veterans in the United Kingdom.Prof Margaret Greenfields, Dr Carol Rogers

Code and collaboration: are emerging education paradigms effective at preparing graduates for work in the computing industries?

Dr Richard Mather
An Investigation and Critical Review of the Efficacy of Prevent as a Strategy for Countering Radicalisation in the United KingdomDr David Warnock-Smith
An investigation into the safety and security of human remains as air cargo: formulating recommendations for global standards of the repatriation process.Dr David Warnock-Smith, Dr Hayley Stainton
The Impact of Customers’ Perceptions and Expectations of Internet Service Quality Delivery on the Growth of Internet Services in Federal Capital Territory Abuja; NigeriaDr Richard Mather
A Comparative study of third party logistics between the UK and Nigeria.Dr David Warnock-Smith, Dauda Hamzat