Dr. Kanungo is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Newcastle University London. He is also the Director of MSc Banking & Finance Programme. Much of his research is driven by the more realistic, fundamental and empirical process of decision-making, that is surrounded by analytical and computational queries to study Merger and Acquisitions (M&As), Risk and Liquidity within capital market and beyond. Particularly, how market anomalies can explain the default capital market-momentum. Dr. Kanungo's core research mainly focuses on Empirical Finance, Merger & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Financial Modelling, Financial Theory and Management, Financial Derivatives, Investment, Risk and Portfolio Analysis. He is a member of Finance, Accounting, Control & Evaluation (FACE) and Applied Econometrics (AE) group at Newcastle University Business School. Dr. Kanungo also holds a number of memberships in scholarly forums and professional agencies, i.e. Euro Working Group of Financial Modelling (EWGCFM), Fellow of the HEA (Higher Education Academy), CMI (Chartered Management Institute), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the British Accounting Association Corporate Governance Special Interest Group.