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PhD student wins RADMA Grant

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Bath PhD student, Summer Xia Meng, has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA).

RADMA is a research unit, established in 1967 at the Manchester Business School, dedicated to studies in the management of research and development. The organisation was granted charitable status in 2003, with the objective of the promoting and advancing education in all aspects relating to the undertaking of research and development management.

Summer is currently studying for her PhD within the Information, Decision and Operations (IDO) group of the University Of Bath School Of Management. Summer’s PhD in Business Forecasting Management explores the extent to which biases in judgmental forecasting, of product development costs and sales, are influenced by local cultures.

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The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.