Miss Fathima Roshan Rakeeb

Research project: Idiosyncratic Volatility Dynamics - Evidence from UK


My research explores the cross-sectional and time-series dynamics of Idiosyncratic Volatility of equities.

  • Research degree: PhD
  • Title of project: Idiosyncratic Volatility Dynamics - Evidence from UK
  • Research supervisor: Dr Mohamed Nurullah


I'm a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) and a full time doctoral student at Kingston Business School. Before starting my PhD, I worked in the industry as a Management Accountant. I am also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.

Areas of research interest

  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Asset Pricing Anomalies
  • Idiosyncratic Volatility
  • Risk Management


  • MRes in Management and Business Studies Research, Kingston University
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance, Kingston University
  • BSc in Management and Information Technology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Funding or awards received

  • Fully Funded Studentship