At the Kemmy Business School (KBS) youll find a vibrant research environment with faculty who are leaders in their field, and where there is a strong focus on students engaging in translational research research that has impact and consequences for organisational change and public policy. Students work on their research projects with their supervisor(s)/supervisory team. Research students develop advanced skills in designing and conducting research; skills applicable to a variety of careers in academia, business, government and non-profit organisations.
Many KBS faculty have developed strong research networks and collaborate with scholars around the world. Because our work is relevant to the needs of businesses and organisations throughout the public and third sectors, KBS faculty provide consultation to top businesses and advise policymakers. These connections open doors for students across sectors and both nationally and internationally.
Coupled with its world-wide network of collaborative research partnerships, the KBS offers many benefits to students. All research students are key members of our four cutting-edge research themes under the umbrella theme of Organisation Science & Public Policy. More specifically, the four research sub-themes are as follows:
Work, Knowledge & Employment
Services Economy & Tourism
Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Marketing
Public Policy, Enterprise, Governance & Sustainability
Each theme is lead by two senior academics in the school. More details on the KBS Research themes are available at http://www.ul.ie/business/research/research-themes
Other benefits to consider:
KBS offers research degrees at both Masters and PhD levels: students can apply and register at any stage of the academic year for a research degree, both part-time and full-time, as applications are considered monthly during the academic year.
Research activities in the school attract significant support from both industry and national/international funding agencies.
Upon graduation many KBS graduates take up senior academic posts, or secure positions with government or private sector organisations.
KBS frequently makes scholarships and stipends available to students interesting in undertaking research degrees at the KBS.
Thank you for your interest in pursuing a research degree at the Kemmy Business School we look forward to meeting you soon. Whatever your future plans, a research degree from the KBS will give you an opportunity to make an impact.