Our postgraduate community
CFCI engages with and produce multi-disciplinary research results primarily for end-user stakeholders (LEAs, businesses, government agencies, banks, practitioners, etc). Hence, drive and design for impact are all inherent and built in its research from the start. CFCI conducts cutting edge and original research with societal relevance and impact whereby, some of our research (e.g. PROTAX, criminalisation of whistle-blowers, use of AI in fraud investigations) is pivotal (key reference point) for other and future research activities
CFCI provides opportunities for early career academics and our PGRs in these endeavours for their respective personal development and exposure to advanced, comparative and international / collaborative research. As a result, a number of our PGRs have taken part not only the preparation of academic conferences but also presented their work at these events.
The centre has a wide network of formal and informal partnerships within the EU, Middle East, South East Asia and Africa. The CFCI has also a sister-centre in China, the Joint Research Centre in Finance and Law which is a joint initiative for cross-disciplinary research in financial regulation, compliance and corporate fraud between the CFCI and the South West University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing (China).
Staff in CFCI are internationally recognised as leaders in the fields of:
For a more detailed description of the areas of expertise of our research team, please visit our cluster pages:
Learn more about our postgraduate research and download the brochure.CFCI Postgraduate Research Brochure