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Research

Research and Research Student Supervision in the School of Business and Law is concentrated in the following areas:

Accounting and Finance  

The Accounting and Finance group conducts research in four main areas:    

  • Financial reporting      
  • Non-financial reporting , including corporate social reporting      
  • Intellectual capital      
  • Corporate governance      

Active researchers in the Accounting and Finance group include:    

Early career and emerging researchers include:    

Current RHD students in the Accounting and Finance group include:    

  • Farooq Butt      
  • Hatem El Zein      
  • Elizabeth Kassab      
  • Jack Ly      
  • Mohammed Samdani      
  • Aswini Sukumaran      
  • Salim Kalid      
  • Paul Ongkili      

Recent RHD graduates in the Accounting and Finance group include:    

  • Junghoa Yang (PhD 2013)      
  • Abdulhakim Abushhewa (PhD 2014)      
  • Kazi Islam (PhD 2014)      
  • Maria Tyler (PhD 2014)      
  • Gerard Illot (PhD 2014)      
  • Wan Zuraita Zakaria (PhD 2014)      
  • Wessam Abughalia (PhD 2014)      
Economics and Property  

The Economics group conducts research in four main areas:    

  • Environmental and Resource Economics, focusing in particular on valuing natural resources, the Great Barrier Reef, water quality, water policy, and recreation issues      
  • Regional Development, including the impact of resource industries on regional areas, issues in human society in regional development, and regional health issues      
  • Agricultural economics, including the beef sector and grazing land management in northern Australia, agricultural productivity trends, and consumer demands      
  • Property and housing issues, focusing on issues relevant to regional communities      
  • Tourism      

Active researchers in the Economics group include:    

Early career and emerging researchers include:    

  • Daniel Gregg      
  • Anita Medhekar      

Current RHD students in the Economics group include:    

  • Cheryl Bookallil      
  • Daniel Gregg      
  • James Harris      
  • Juliana McCosker      
  • Liakat Ali      
  • Linhua Wu      
  • Rebecca Gowen      

Recent RHD graduates in the Economics group include:    

  • Megan Star (PhD 2014)      
  • Cheryl Bookallil (Masters 2014)      
  • Lorraine Thorton (Masters 2014)      

Tourism is lead by:    

  • Professor Bruce Prideaux      

Early career and emerging researchers include:    

  • Dr Anya Pabel      
  • Dr Michelle Thompson      
  • Dr Allison Anderson      
Law  

The Law group conducts research in four main areas:    

  • Intellectual property      
  • Information technology law      
  • Media law      
  • Online learning      

Active researchers in the Law group include:    

Early career and emerging researchers include:    

Current RHD students in the Law group include:    

  • None at this stage      

Recent RHD graduates in the Law group include:    

  • None at this stage      
Management  

The Management group conducts research in four main areas:    

  • Human resource management, including the impacts and management of shift work practices      
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation      
  • Operations strategy      
  • Management in public and not-for-profit sectors      

Active researchers in the Management group include:    

Early career and emerging researchers include:    

Current RHD students in the Management group include:    

  • Tage Andersson
  • Priyantha Mudiyanselage      
  • Craig Brown      
  • Phil Craigie      
  • Kimberley Nichles      
  • Paul Ongkili      
  • Syed Mohiuddin      

Recent RHD graduates in the Management group include:    

  • Louise Hawkins-Water s (PhD 2014)      
Marketing  

The Marketing group conducts research in four main areas:    

  • Service quality      
  • Consumer behaviour      
  • Product marketing, particularly of food and agricultural products      

Active researchers in the Marketing group include:    

Early career and emerging researchers include:    

Current RHD students in the Marketing group include:    

  • Al-Sadat Ahmed      
  • Akram Aljazzazi      
  • Joowon Ban      
  • Pawan Chugh      
  • Carolyn Daniels      
  • David Harris      
  • Bronwyn McFarlane      
  • Hari Pathak      
  • Irina Pavlyuk      

Recent RHD graduates in the Marketing group include:    

  • Nil