Dear colleagues,


I’d be mostly grateful if you could recommend competent students to apply for this fantastic PhD studentship at the University of Northampton, UK.


Funding: The successful candidates will receive a tuition fee waiver and 14,296 bursary per annum, plus 1,000 (cumulative) as research expenses budget to support travel and conference attendance

Duration of award: 3 years full time

Eligibility: This funding is open to UK and international students.

Start Date: October 2017

Deadline for applications: Friday 28th April 2017


Supervisory Team:

Dr Shaowei He, Faculty of Business and law – [log in to unmask]

Dr Hala Mansour, Faculty of Business and Law - [log in to unmask]


For further information about the PhD opportunity please follow:


many thanks in advance,




Dr. Shaowei He

Senior Lecturer


China and Emerging Economies Centre:


Faculty of Business and Law, University of Northampton, Boughton Green Road, Northampton, NN2 7AL

UK, Telephone: +44 (0)1604 892163


Just published:

     Shaowei He, Grahame Fallon, Zaheer Khan, Yong Kyu Lew, Kwang-Ho Kim & Ping Wei (2017), Towards a New Wave in Internationalisation of Innovation? The Rise of China’s Innovative MNEs, Strategic Coupling and Global Economic Organisation, forthcoming, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences


Latest research project (supported by Leverhulme/British Academy Small Research Grant 2015):

Emerging economy multinational enterprises’ acquisitions in developed countries and capability upgrading in their acquired firms: a multiple case study in the UK



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