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Professor appointed to attract top students to PhD programme

10 June 10

Bradford University School of Management has appointed an honorary Ambassador to the School's PhD Programme.

Professor Mohamed Zairi, currently an Emeritus Professor for the School, will use his role to attract the best possible students to the programme from the UK and overseas.

During his time at the School of Management, Professor Zairi has supervised over 45 students.  His extensive work in education has led him to examine over 50 PhD theses at 36 different universities across the world.

Professor Zairi said: "I'm delighted to be given this role at the School of Management and look forward to working in this area.

"The School of Management's PhD programme is one of the largest and longest-established management-school PhD programmes in Europe and attracting the finest of students to the course will be a key factor in maintaining its high rating."

Professor Zairi was recently awarded two awards at the American Society of Quality Conference.  His awards were the 'Yoshio Kondo Academic Research Prize' and a 'Grant Medal'.  Both awards celebrate his innovative research carried out over several years at, amongst other places, University of Bradford School of Management.

10 June 10

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