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Kabir Mohammod

Kabir Mohammod

“Macquarie is a university where your achievement is a concern for all.”

Kabir researched poverty reduction through Rural Non‐Farm Economy (RNFE) Development in Bangladesh.

Tamgid Chowdhury

Tamgid Chowdhury

“Before joining Macquarie, I had heard that it is Australia’s innovative university, now I am sure about that.”

Tamgid’s research examined the relative efficiency of alternative microfinance-driven poverty alleviation programs in Bangladesh.

Junhua  Chen

Junhua Chen

“I chose Macquarie because of the fantastic academic conditions, warm supervisors and the generous scholarship.”

Junhua Chen’s research analysed the dynamics and constraints of Chinese urban housing growth, and its significance in shaping the economic and social wellbeing of Chinese city residents.

Alfred Presbitero

Alfred Presbitero

“Macquarie University offers a wide range of support and assistance for PhD students. There’s a vibrant research culture which fosters collaborations and exchanges of ideas.”

Alfred’s research explored the seven higher-order factor structure represented by five work systems (purpose, property, participation, people and peace) and two work outcomes (progress and passion) and investigated the generalizability of the structure in the collectivistic culture of the Philippines. 

Athula Ekanayake

Athula Ekanayake

“My decision to choose Macquarie was based on two reasons: the reputation of the department of Accounting and Corporate Governance; and the generous scholarship provided by Macquarie University.” 

Athula’s research focused on the ‘Role of Accounting in Corporate Governance of Banks in a Developing Country: Evidence from Sri Lanka’. 

Alan Kilgore

Alan Kilgore

"My experience at Macquarie has been overwhelmingly positive. My supervisors were absolutely first class, their feedback at every stage of the process was incredibly detailed and insightful."

Alan's research examined the relative importance of audit-team and audit-firm factors in perceptions of audit quality by users of audit services.