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Prof Bob Ryan

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Specialist in the cognitive theory and practice of judgment.


Bob trained as an accountant but began to specialize in the developing areas of behavioural finance publishing books and research articles in the area and in its application to business and management. In recent years he has concentrated his research into the area of short time period judgement in multiple fields.


  • PhD: Photography, University of Gloucestershire, *
  • MSc: Industrial Science, University of Stirling, *
  • BSc (Hons): Chemistry, CNAA, *


Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA)

Teaching & Research


Short time judgment in different areas of practice including aesthetics.


More publications from Prof Bob Ryan can be found in the Research Repository.