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Expertise of research area
brand; business; communication; consumer; international marketing; marketing; public relations; relationships; strategy

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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

Our supportive research environment and range of collaborative projects and activities serve to elevate members&#039; research skills and knowledge in order to contribute innovative and impactful ideas to the marketing field. <br /> <br /> We specialise in Global and Strategic Marketing and Consumer Behaviour, Branding and Communications.

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<h5><strong>Research proposals</strong></h5> <p>The Marketing Department within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:</p> <p>&nbsp;&ndash; Consumer buying behavior<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Analysis of consumer heterogeneous preferences and discrete choice analysis<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Retailing and store choice analysis<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Branding and brand equity<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Formulating and implementing sustainability marketing strategies: Bridging the gap<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Marketing strategy making<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Emergent marketing strategy and decision making in marketing organizations<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Corporate responsibility and sustainability<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Green marketing and advertising<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Business ethics<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;International marketing<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Cross cultural buyer-seller relationships<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Export marketing strategy and performance<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Sustainable strategies of multinational corporations<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Standardisation/adaptation of international service offerings<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;International marketing process standardisation/adaptation</p> <h4>Department and research centre further reading:</h4> <p><a href="">Leeds University Business School Marketing Department</a></p> <p><a href="">Global and Strategic Marketing Research Centre</a>&nbsp;(GLOSMARC)</p> <p><a href="">Consumer Data Research Centre</a>&nbsp;(CDRC)</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made&nbsp;<a href="">online</a>. Please state clearly the department and research centre you are interested in on the&nbsp;<a href="">locating your research</a>&nbsp;form.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Leeds University Business School minimum&nbsp;<a href="">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 4596.</p>

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