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School research

Accounting, Finance and Economics

Accounting and Finance

Contact: Professor Abul Shamsuddin
Research in accounting and finance is industry relevant and world class, focusing on accountability and corporate governance, funds management and stock market behaviour.


Contact: Associate Professor Akhtar Hossain
Our economics scholars investigate monetary and financial economics, macroeconomic theory, agricultural, labour, policy, urban/regional and political economics.

Human Resource Management

Contact: Professor Mark Bray
Research projects in employment relations and human resource management have explored national systems and their effects on enterprises, interest based negotiations, collective bargaining, strategic human resource management, capability development and organisational restructuring.


International Business

Contact: Professor Stephen Chen
Our international business research demonstrates strength in internationalisation and strategic performance, innovation and entrepreneurship, dynamics of intra and inter organisational collaborations, governance and corporate social responsibility.


Contact: Associate Professor Martin Fitzgerald
The research undertaken by Newcastle Business School in the area of management has made significant contributions to organisation studies, strategic management, interprofessional collaboration and supply chain processes and management.


Contact: Dr Tod Moore
In the area of politics, our scholars focus on theoretical and applied political analysis; and they contribute to debates nationally and internationally in the areas of political theory, history of political thought and the politics of social change.



Contact: Dr Stacey Baxter
Marketing has strengths in service and customer management, consumer behaviour, online value co-creation, decision making, marketing to children, digital marketing and marketing research methodologies.


Contact: Professor Kevin Lyons
Tourism research takes an interdisciplinary perspective to the field by focusing on 4 major areas; regional tourism policy and planning, community engagement, sustainability in tourism and tourism media analysis.