Areas of Research for Postgraduate Research Applications Areas of Research for Postgraduate Research Applications

Dr Apostolos Kourtis - Portfolio Theory and Practice, Asset Pricing, Risk Management, Financial Decision Making under Estimation Risk. The primary supervisor will be Professor Raphael Markellos.


Professor Raphael Markellos - Models of financial information; Text, News and Sentiment analysis; Google Trends and Social Media Asset Pricing; Investments; Environmental Finance;  Empirical Finance;  Financial Econometrics. The primary supervisor will be Professor Raphael Markellos.


Professor Chris Mallin - Institutional investors and corporate governance; Corporate governance in emerging markets; Cross-country comparisons of corporate governance; Corporate governance and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Corporate governance codes (focussing on ownership structure, the board of directors, and board remuneration). The primary supervisor will be Professor Chris Mallin.


Dr. Francesca Cuomo - Corporate governance and firm performance in Europe, in Asia and in Emerging Markets; Corporate governance codes (focussing on ownership structure, the board of directors, and board remuneration). The primary supervisor will be Professor Chris Mallin.


Dr Linda Xiaojing Song - Mergers and Acquisitions; Market Efficiency; Corporate Finance. The primary supervisor will be Professor Raphael Markellos.


Susan Wheeler - Measuring Management performance using various techniques such as accounting ratios, balanced scorecard and Economic Value Added.