Published: 24 July 2013

Faculty celebrates ESRC studentship successes

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law is delighted to announce that it has been exceptionally successful in the latest round of Economic and Social Research Council Doctoral Training Centre studentships.

Four of these prestigious scholarships have been awarded for doctoral students to commence their studies within the Faculty in 2013:

  • Gabriela Bereghazyova, Corruption as an impediment to SME tourism practices in Slovakia (supervised by Professor. Allan Williams and Professor Indira Carr)
  • CASE studentship, Social entrepreneurs in an ageing society (supervised by Dr Maria Laura di Domenico and Professor Mark Saunders)
  • James McQuilken, ‘Ethical gold’ in sub-Saharan Africa: A viable poverty alleviation strategy? (supervised by Professor Gavin Hilson and Dr James Aitken)
  • Jonathan Swarbrick, Optimal stabilisation policy with heterogeneous agents (supervised by Dr Tom Holden and Professor Paul Levine)

The studentships are a reflection of the high-quality research reputation of the Faculty, which is vital in helping to attract leading academics from around the world and to establish important partnerships both with academia and industry.