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PhD alumnus recognised at international conference for outstanding performance

23 Dec, 2021
img Dr. Zach Lee, a PhD alumnus of the School’s Department of Finance And Decision Sciences and an Associate Professor at Durham University, received the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Early Career Award at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2021 held in December 2021. This is one of the highest awards in the field of Information Systems, recognising individuals in the early stage of their careers who have made outstanding research, teaching, and/or service contributions to the field.

Upon graduating from the programme in 2015, Dr. Lee has continued serving the academia and the relevant industries by publishing research in leading international journals, and providing consultancy to businesses in the online gaming industry in relation to gaming addiction management, promoting ethical and sustainable business practices in the industry. He also co-authors with the School’s scholars, including Prof. Christy Cheung, on topics such as organisational and societal implications of IT use, and has volunteered to come back to the School and share his PhD journey with fellow students, providing top tips to make the most of the 4-year programme.

The Research Postgraduate Programme is now open for applications for the 2022-23 admission. Visit the programme website for more details.