Research degree

Regent's can support the research topics listed below within Business and Management and Humanities and Social Sciences.

Business and Management research interests


  • Economic development and sustainability
  • Organisation behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family business
  • Service management


  • Consumer behaviour
  • Branding
  • Digital marketing
  • Marketing strategy
  • Marketing Communications

Finance and banking:

  • European and central banking
  • Economic development and finance
  • Public management
  • Islamic banking and finance
  • Trading (Finance, Energy and Commodities)

Transnational studies:

  • Remittances and development
  • Migration studies
  • Labour markets studies
  • Transnational consumers and diaspora marketing
  • Diversity and Cross-cultural management

Humanities and Social Science research interests

International relations and politics:

  • Middle-Eastern studies
  • Security studies
  • Complexity studies
  • Migration studies

Medieval and modern history:

  • Medieval landscape history
  • Early 20th century literary and political culture in Britain
  • Catholicism in 20th century Britain
  • Protestantism in China
  • 20th century contemporary art with particular reference to issues of memory
  • Word-image works

English literature:

  • Victorian literary culture

Media, cinema and performance:


  • Language Teacher Education TESOL/TEFL


  • Smell, taste and flavour
  • The psychology of branding and marketing
  • Forensic psychology
  • Human sexuality
  • The psychology of humour
  • Evolutionary psychology and mate-poaching
  • Social cognition
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Social media use

Counselling Psychology:

While we primarily encourage our doctoral trainees to develop their own research interests, our team have particular supervision expertise in:

  • Technologies and innovation in clinical and academic practice
  • Social justice, participatory action and sexual/gender diversity
  • The interface between research and therapeutic practice
  • The existential, relational self in context


  • Psychotherapy
  • Mediation
  • Counselling