Published: 24 July 2013

Faculty research awards announced

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law has announced this year’s winners of the Researcher of the Year and Postgraduate Research Student of the Year as Dr Carole Doherty and PhD student Song Zhang respectively.

Dr Doherty has been instrumental in bringing a number of significant research projects to the Faculty and her work on health care and patient safety is influencing national policy.

Song Zhang, whose work is being supervised by Dr Liang Han and Professor Jean Chen, has been researching the impacts of relationship banking and capital market concentration on small business finance.

The awards are a reflection of the high-quality research going on within 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.