Dr. Kate Johnston is a lecturer and researcher with over 20 years of experience in the field of Business & Economics. Kate initially taught at the University of Ulster before moving to the School of Business & Humanities at DkIT in 2012. Her teaching areas include Business Studies, Management, Market Research, and Economics. Kate supervises a number of post-graduate and PhD students in various areas of business and entrepreneurship, crowdfunding etc. In 2021 she was awarded the Irish Research Council Research Ally Prize.