Dr Michael McCord is a lecturer in Property Market Research within the School of the Built Environment and a Core member of the Built Environment Research Institute. Having enjoyed his academic studies, Michael gained a thirst for research which led him onto a PhD pathway where he obtained PhD in Property from the School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, winning Best PhD Thesis in School of the Built Environment (2010).
His principal teaching areas are in the fields of real estate analysis and econometrics, property finance and capital markets. His current research interest's centre on house price dynamics, market modelling and wider investment analysis related to capital markets.
Michael has a sizeable portfolio of esteemed commissioned research projects, peer reviewed journal publications, book chapters and international conference papers. He serves on the editorial boards, and is an expert reviewer for a number of prestigious international journals. He has received international recognition for his research endeavours, receiving an Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction in 2013 and receiving a best paper award at the ARES conference in Hawaii in 2014.