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Dartmoor National Park prepares for population rise

Dartmoor National Park Authority has released details of a new study, undertaken with academics from the University of Exeter, looking into the possible affects and opportunities of a growing local population in surrounding areas on the special qualities of the National Park.

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Exeter Masters in International Management ranked 23rd in the world

The University of Exeter Business School’s Masters in International Management programme has been ranked 23rd in the world by the Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal’s new ranking analysis.

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Library charity appoints University Professor as Chair of the Board of trustees

Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs Devon Libraries and Torbay Libraries, has appointed Professor William Harvey as Chair of the Board of trustees.

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University of Exeter student wins award at The Global Undergraduate Summit

The winning student from the University of Exeter was presented with the Thomas Clarkson Gold Medal at The Global Undergraduate Summit in Dublin, Ireland.

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Business School’s ‘Oscars’ shortlisting for industrial placement programme

The University of Exeter Business School’s innovative industrial experience programme has been shortlisted for an international award, dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of its field.

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Black Friday is here to stay, but it’s not all plain sailing

Shoppers love bargains and retailers love sales, so it sounds like a perfect match.

 

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University of Exeter Business School ranked second in prestigious global MBA rankings

The University of Exeter Business School’s internationally accredited MBA programme, The Exeter MBA, has secured a Top 3 position in the Corporate Knights’ Better World MBA Rankings for a second year running.

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Bitcoin turns ten – here’s how it all started and what the future might hold

Dr Jack Rogers, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Exeter, writes for the Conversation UK

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Jair Bolsonaro: how business elites helped him to power in Brazil – and why they might regret it

Marcus Gomes, Lecturer in Organisation Studies and Sustainability at the University of Exeter, writes for the Conversation UK.

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University of Exeter hosts top Defra experts

The University of Exeter recently hosted a senior delegation from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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High stakes decision-making causes a little more cheating, a lot less charity, research shows

The age old adage of virtue being its own reward may not hold true in the corporate world – in fact, honourable acts could lead workers to behave more selfishly later on, new research has shown.

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New scholarships help top Canadian students visit Exeter

Students from Canada are being given the opportunity to study at the University of Exeter Business School, thanks to a new scholarship programme set-up by an Exeter alumnus.

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Economics Department and LEEP Institute win prestigious Turing Award

The University of Exeter Business School is delighted to announce that through collaboration between the Economics Department and the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP), the research team has been awarded a prestigious Turing-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Award.

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What’s behind the current wave of ‘corporate activism’?

Professor Steffen Böhm, Professor in Organisation & Sustainability and Dan Eatherley, Senior Research Fellow, both at the University of Exeter write for the Conversation UK.

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Singling out “rising stars” in companies could demotivate staff, research shows

Firms who fast-track individuals to leadership positions and identify “rising stars” risk demotivating their employees, a study shows.

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Tevi supports new circular economy initiative for Cornish businesses

Businesses from across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly gathered at the University of Exeter campus, Penryn today for the 2018 Circular Economy Summit.

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Business School disciplines rise up influential Times rankings

The University of Exeter Business School has secured exceptional results in the influential The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, with all its disciplines rising up the subject rankings.

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Flagship masters ranked amongst the world’s best by the Financial Times

The University of Exeter Business School’s flagship management and finance postgraduate programmes have been ranked amongst the world’s best in The Financial Times’ influential world rankings.

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Business School academic appointed as chair of ACCA's Global Forum for Governance, Risk and Performance

Professor Giovanna Michelon, of the University of Exeter Business School, has been appointed as the chair of ACCA's Global Forum for Governance, Risk and Performance

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Workshy bosses breed contempt and abuse in the workforce, research shows

Workshy bosses can promote a contemptuous attitude amongst their staff - leading to anger, frustration and abuse in the work place, new research has shown.

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Double award nomination success for pioneering waiting times app

An app which gives people real-time information about their local urgent NHS services has been shortlisted in two of the most prestigious national awards: the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards and the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

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Knowing your neighbour cares about the environment encourages people to use less energy

Giving people information about how much gas or electricity their neighbours use encourages them to use less energy, research shows.

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Research shows that more companies should treat diversity as part of business strategy

The majority of the UK’s largest companies have adopted policies on boardroom diversity but their reporting to stakeholders needs to improve. 

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J.P. Morgan and University of Exeter partner to offer UK’s first financial services apprenticeship with Russell Group degree

Building on the success of its established apprenticeship scheme, J.P. Morgan is partnering with the University of Exeter to deliver Financial Services Apprenticeships to degree level. 

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New University of Exeter Business School centre opened by Dame Ellen MacArthur

Record-breaking sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur, founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, has officially marked the opening of a new centre at the University of Exeter Business School, which is dedicated to tackling some of the world’s greatest social and economic challenges.

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MSc International Management ranked amongst world’s best by The Financial Times

The University of Exeter Business School’s flagship management Masters programme, MSc International Management continues to be ranked amongst the world’s best in the latest Financial Times’ (FT) 2018 Masters in Management rankings.

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Dame Ellen MacArthur to launch new University of Exeter Business School centre dedicated to addressing some of the world’s greatest challenges

Record-breaking sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur, founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, will launch a new University of Exeter Business School centre dedicated to addressing the world’s greatest social and economic challenges.

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University of Exeter Business School is the #1 business school in the UK for graduate outcomes

The University of Exeter Business School is ranked the #1 business school in the country for graduate outcomes after new statistics show almost all graduates quickly progress to graduate level work or study.*

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Mindfulness training for prisoners set to transform Kenyan jails

A project which has transformed the lives of hundreds of Kenyan prisoners through teaching them mindfulness is set to expand, potentially leading to fundamental changes to the country’s jail system.

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Student satisfaction at Exeter amongst best in Russell Group in NSS 2018

Students rate teaching quality and learning experience at Exeter amongst the highest in the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the NSS 2018.

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MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management programme sees success in the Financial Times Masters in Finance 2018 rankings

The Business School continues to see great success in both UK and international league tables.

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Circular Economy Disruptions – Past, Present and Future Symposium

The University of Exeter, with support from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is hosting the world’s first International academic symposium on the circular economy.

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MSc Finance and Investment student wins Prestigious CISI Award

Yuwen Wang, a current MSc Finance and Investment student has been presented with a prestigious CISI Trust Award worth £1,000

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New centre will boost entrepreneurship in Exeter

A new centre to drive entrepreneurship amongst University students and graduates is being set up in the Innovation Centre, situated on the University of Exeter Streatham campus.

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Careers Service wins prestigious award for its work supporting Chinese students.

Careers Service highly praised for its work supporting Chinese students

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Voters make choices based on looks – but this doesn’t help them pick the best politicians

Voters are wrong to think they can pick the best politician based on their looks, according to new research

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Hear from leading Bitcoin developers at University of Exeter event

One of the earliest developers of Bitcoin will explain how the digital currency works and its potential to transform world trade at a University of Exeter event.

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Business School success in the Complete University Guide rankings

The Business School sees continued success in The Complete University Guide 2019 league tables

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Business School student wins TARGETjobs 'Male Undergraduate of the Year'

Business Economics student Edward Ashton Johnson won the TARGETjobs 'Male Undergraduate of the Year' award for entrepreneurial endeavour.

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Job hunters drop ties with supportive colleagues

People considering quitting their jobs stop supporting current colleagues because they no longer feel they need to do favours for them, research shows.

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Self-employed happier at work – despite long hours and more uncertainty

New research has identified a key ingredient to securing a happy and fulfilling career - working for yourself.

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Great, great grandson of Emmeline Pankhurst and leading female entrepreneurs help mark International Women’s Day

The great, great grandson of Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst and leading female entrepreneurs will help mark International Women’s Day and the launch of a new organisation to promote female achievement in Cornwall.

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University of Exeter Business School leads Russell Group with launch of two new Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Exeter Business School has launched two new Degree Apprenticeships, and is the first member of the prestigious Russell Group to launch both level 6 and level 7 qualifications in leadership and management.

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New ranking puts Exeter subjects amongst the very best worldwide

Both science and humanities subjects at the University of Exeter have been recognised as being amongst the very best in the world, in the latest influential global league table.

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Global firms must do more to stop uneven perceptions of their reputation across the world

The reputations of global firms can vary widely from country to country, according to experts who have urged multinational companies to do more to stop uneven perceptions of their performance across the world.

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Firms should encourage disagreements between staff to generate new ideas

Companies should encourage more disorder between staff because disagreements can encourage better decision making, research suggests.

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University of Exeter MBA continues to be ranked as among the best in the world

The University of Exeter Business School’s MBA continues to be ranked as among the best in the world after again being endorsed by a prestigious industry body.

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Bosses with mood swings make workers most anxious

Bosses who have “Jekyll and Hyde” personalities cause their staff the highest levels of anxiety, a new study has shown.

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