Current PhDs

Our postgraduate research community

To give you an idea of the diversity of our community and the breadth of research study currently taking place in the Business School we have listed some of our current postgraduate researchers and their working research areas below.

You may also be interested in our latest research news and PhD achievements.

You can also view profiles of our current Postgraduate Researchers in each of our six academic divisions of the Business School.

Chris McLachlan

Chris chose to undertake his PhD at Leeds after completing his undergraduate and masters degrees here. His research explores organisational redundancy practices in an age of austerity.

Meenakshi Sarkar

After 20 years building a successful career in India, Meenakshi came to Leeds to study MA Human Resource Management, before deciding to pursue her PhD. Her research explores the employment challenges faced by second generation British Pakistanis and why many of them choose to work as taxi drivers.

Vedran Lesic

Vedran came from Croatia to pursue his PhD here at Leeds. His research explores the role of loss-framing and reference point/s on consumer’s perceptions of energy consumption and savings potential.

Ning Lu

Ning Lu came to study in the UK from China. His research uses Big Data to explore ethical consumption.