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PhD Postgraduate Research

The Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) is an exciting research foundation. Our thriving PhD student community are integral to the Centre and contribute to our wide-ranging research portfolio. Choosing to pursue PhD study within the vibrant and supportive intellectual environment of the Centre is an investment in your future. Our research is grouped around key clusters and themes. Current CBiS doctoral research includes projects on the role of central and local government in regeneration, global sports governance, corporate social responsibility and supply chains, green technologies and industrial clusters. Explore the Centre’s pages and find out about the innovative research that is being undertaken by our staff and current, and former, postgraduate research students; work that is not only cutting-edge but contributing to important issues confronting business and society.

Dr. Andrew Perchard
Director of Postgraduate Research
Centre for Business in Society

We welcome applications from suitably qualified self-funded or sponsored PhD candidates that relate to our current research themes. If you think you have what it takes to study for a PhD with us and have an idea you would like to discuss before you apply, please contact Andrew Perchard, Director of Postgraduate Research at CBiS:

Read about our research clusters to find out more.

If your enquiry relates to PhD study within the wider Faculty of Business and Law, please contact the relevant department or Coventry University’s Postgraduate Research Support Office.

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Data Driven Research and Innovation (DDRI) Programme

DDRI Programme information

The Data Driven Research and Innovation (DDRI) Programme is a major strategic initiative by Coventry University that collaboratively brings together a significant number of its Research Centres with strategic partner organisations that are amongst the leaders in their respective sectors. The DDRI Programme is pursuing cutting edge inter-disciplinary research and innovation involving residential facilities and properties of various types, as well as private vehicles and public transport services, and there is a strong community focus throughout. Its major goal is to use data driven analytics and insights to support independent living, healthy ageing, improved quality of life, well-being and care (self-care or care from others), improved management of particular health conditions and enabling people to stay in their own homes for longer. The use of smart buildings and intelligent mobility to support improvements in health, care and well-being are both important development areas.