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Management research awards
The Faculty of Management presented the 2019/2020 Research Awards during a virtual ceremony in February.
Rising Research Star: Qi Deng
The Rising Research Star award is given to a tenure-track Faculty of Management researcher. It is based primarily on the number and quality of publications accepted as well as grants awarded during the previous academic year.
Qi Deng is an assistant professor in the Rowe School of Business’s Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship group whose research interests include social media analytics, brand linguistics and digital marketing. In 2019/2020 academic year, he published three articles in high-quality marketing journals, and had two publications in conference proceedings for the International Conference on Systems Sciences, which is considered one of the two top conferences in his field.
Read more about Dr. Deng’s research: Consumer engagement with brands on social media.
Research Star: Jenny Zhang
The Research Star award is given to a tenured Faculty of Management researcher. It is based primarily on the number and quality of publications accepted as well as grants awarded during the previous academic year.
Jenny Zhang is an associate professor in the Rowe School of Business’s Accounting group whose research includes the examination of financial reporting quality in relation to audit-related issues, accrual versus real earnings management, corporate governance, regulation implication, labour investment, accounting conservatism and dividend policy. Last year, she published three articles in top-ranked journals. Her article in the Journal of Corporate Finance offers new evidence regarding the unintended and adverse consequences of the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine ruling on corporate disclosure policy.
Read more about Dr. Zhang’s research interests on her faculty profile.
Impact Award: Karen Beazley
The Impact Award is given to a Faculty of Management researcher in recognition of their overall lifetime achievement to date. This decision is guided by traditional research metrics, such as impact factors and citations and additional considerations of the nature of the impact.
Karen Beazley is a professor in the School for Resource and Environmental Studies who studies biodiversity conservation system planning, Indigenous-protected and conserved areas and co-production of knowledge. In addition to her publication and citation rate, the awards committee was impressed with her knowledge co-creation and dissemination efforts with Indigenous communities as well as how she elects dissemination venues that reach the audiences often marginalized in academia.
Read more about Dr. Beazley’s research interests on her faculty profile.
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