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Latest news stories from the Business School.


Award success for ‘healthy’ chocolate business

A climate conscious confectionary business based in St Austell has won two coveted Free From Food Awards after receiving support from the University of Exeter, Cornwall Student Start-up programme.

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Centre for Leadership announces new Honorary Professor and Leadership Fellows

The University of Exeter is delighted to announce Kirstine Dale, Co-Director for the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, as a new Honorary Professor within the Business School. 

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UN Climate Champion to speak at Exeter event on environmental intelligence at World Economic Forum in Davos

How business leaders can access scientific data to identify and address the global risks from climate change will be the subject of a University of Exeter-hosted event at the World Economic Forum in Davos this month.

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Young, talented… and working at the University of Exeter Business School: MBA professor secures prestigious award

A University of Exeter Business School academic has been named on a prestigious list of the most talented young professors teaching on MBA programmes around the world.

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Business School celebrates ‘strong result’ in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

The University of Exeter Business School’s mission to push the boundaries of knowledge in the areas of environmental sustainability, technological transformation and responsible leadership has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

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Sustainability leader joins University of Exeter Business School

A sustainability leader from industry has joined the University of Exeter Business School as a new Professor of Practice as part of the recently announced £10 million biodiversity renewal project (RENEW). 

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Spoken descriptions of new technologies provoke more positive attitudes than written ones

People react more positively to new technologies when hearing spoken descriptions of them than when the identical information is written down, a new study finds.

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Exeter students named in ’30 Under 30’ list of budding entrepreneurs

Two students from the University of Exeter Business School have been named on a list of rising stars in business.

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International Women’s Day event to explore why women and girls are key to solving the climate crisis

How women and girls can secure the legacy of COP26 and make a powerful contribution to the climate agenda will be the focus of an International Women’s Day panel event at the University of Exeter Business School next month.

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Business School’s Centre for Leadership announces new Fellows

Five new Fellows have this month been appointed to the University of Exeter Business School’s Centre for Leadership.

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Using a different language can reduce vaccine hesitancy

Vaccine hesitancy could be reduced by providing health information in a foreign language, a new study finds.

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Major new research project aims to address social mobility issues blighting young lives in the South West

A major new research project will seek to highlight and address the social mobility issues blighting young lives in the South West.

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Calling local business owners! University of Exeter Business School offers free support through Peer Networks programme

The University of Exeter Business School is looking to recruit local businesses for the Peer Networks programme.

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Exeter achieves global top 150 status in influential rankings

The University of Exeter has broken into the top 150 in the QS World University Rankings for the first time.  

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Few realistic scenarios left to limit global warming to 1.5°C

Of the over 400 climate scenarios assessed in the 1.5°C report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), only about 50 scenarios avoid significantly overshooting 1.5°C.

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Business School student named finalist for Black Heritage Undergraduate of the Year 2021

A Business School student is in the running to be named Black Heritage Undergraduate of the Year 2021 after being shortlisted for the award.

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Earth Day event to explore how finance sector can help save the planet

University of Exeter academics and business leaders will explore how the finance sector can save the planet in a special documentary screening and panel event for Earth Day on 22 April.

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Mental health of police officers improved thanks to surfing programme’s ‘unique approach’

Surfing helps improve police officers’ wellbeing and mental health, according to research from the University of Exeter Business School.

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Cognitive impairment research project to help improve lives by increasing contact with nature

New research project ENLIVEN will help older people living with cognitive impairment – including dementia – to be more active and independent and experience a better quality of life through increasing their contact with the natural environment.

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International Women's Day: Leading business women to address pandemic and ‘reset and recovery’ agenda in panel event

Five of the South West’s leading business women will discuss the impact of the pandemic and the role women can play in the region’s economic recovery in a special panel event for International Women’s Day, hosted by the University of Exeter Business School’s Centre for Leadership.

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Celebrities join Business School professor in virtual call to address Arctic change during ‘digital Davos’

Adventurer Bear Grylls, musician Billie Eilish and the actors Robert Downey Jr and Rainn Wilson will be among the famous faces demanding climate action at the Davos Agenda’s Environment Day, taking place tomorrow (27 January).

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Business School offers research-led solutions to global challenges in Exeter Expertise blog

The University of Exeter Business School has launched a new blog offering research-led practical advice and know-how that will help businesses and organisations tackle the world’s greatest challenges.

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The Exeter MBA named among world’s best in The Economist's Which MBA? rankings 2021

The University of Exeter Business School’s internationally accredited MBA programme, The Exeter MBA, has secured a coveted spot in The Economist’s Which MBA? rankings 2021.

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Study pinpoints difficulties and tensions in creating ‘thought leadership’

A new study examines the risks and tensions in producing ‘thought leadership’, a concept that sees individual gurus and organisations share their expertise to intrigue, challenge and push the boundaries of knowledge – and enhance their reputations.

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Olympic sports making slow progress on environmental sustainability, study finds

Most International Federations in this summer’s Olympics are taking minimal if any action at all on climate and the environment, a new study has found.

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