Brunel Business School hosted the 4th Doctoral conference, on May 14thand 15th. This annual event provides an opportunity for doctoral students, at any stage of their programme, to present their work to their peers and to the Business School faculty.
This year’s event received 38 paper submissions and saw presentations across 12 panels. Dr Jane Hendy, head of the Business School, opened the event and welcomed students, alumni and academic staff. On Monday, May 14th, Dr Sankar Sivarajah delivered a keynote speech where he talked about the importance of Research Impact. The second keynote speech took place on Tuesday, May 15th, and was delivered by Professor T C Melewar who shared his passion for research.
Reflecting on this event, Dr Dorothy Yen, Director of the Doctoral Programme at the Business School said:
This event has been a great success. It provided Brunel Business School PhD students an interactive platform for them to present their works and exchange ideas with each other and to receive constructive feedback from academic colleagues and PhD alumni in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
The following students received a best paper award for their submissions, including a certificate and an Amazon voucher:
- Callen Clegg
- Fadiah Alraies
- Ismaeel Ibrahim
- Jaskaran Kaur
- Jin Wang
- May Al Dubayan
- Parsim Kaushik
- Sarah Binsaied
- Shi Ha
- Syed Mohammad