News archive 2014
Business School news stories from 2014.
New research has revealed that men who are disabled and from an ethnic minority are significantly more likely to do jobs traditionally associated with women.
Business School research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
The University of Exeter has been named the best university in the UK for international student satisfaction.
The Series for Economic Exploration, or ‘SEE Talks’, returned last month with Yaron Brook speaking on the ‘Morality of Capitalism’.
Fourteen Exeter students recently had the opportunity to attend the Institute of Directors flagship Annual Convention thanks to a generous donation of tickets from Exeter graduate Christian May (Politics 2008), Head of Media Relations at the IoD.
New research quantifies ‘shocking’ impact of cumulative pay discrimination
For the first time ever, over 100 Business School students have secured 12-month industrial placements.
The Chancellor of the University, Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE DL, Hon DLitt, gave an inspiring and passionate speech to students at the launch event of the new Exeter University Women in Business Society.
A striking new exhibition, now open in the Forum, presents 12 of the Exeter based (either at the University or Met Office) IPCC authors through a series of striking large-scale black and white portraits.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) have awarded Graduate Gateway status to the Business School’s BA Hons Management with Marketing and MSc Marketing programmes.
The University of Exeter Business School has secured £20,000 in funding to create and streamline the Safer Workplace Better Business (SWBB) initiative.
A new initiative, due to launch in September, will allow anyone in the South West or anywhere in the world to study business for free at the top ten ranked University of Exeter Business School.
A message from Prof. David Boughey, Director of Student Engagement
Business School Facilities Coordinator Tony Reeve won the prestigious ‘David Allen Hero of the Year’ (people’s choice) award at the fourth annual PSRA awards held in Holland Hall on Friday 11 July.
Congratulations from Robin Mason, Dean, University of Exeter Business School
National and regional experts urge others to grasp new business opportunities in the circular economy
The most recent Business Leaders Forum, hosted by the University of Exeter, called on others to grasp new business opportunities that can help to combat the twin challenges of rising resource prices and waste costs.
Business School graduate Adam Zuber made his mark during his internship with Thomas Pink, when his suggestions became part of company policy.
We are very pleased to announce the formation of the Exeter Alumni Association in China.
The scourge of malaria could be curbed more rapidly in developing countries if governments and other partners adopted a series of measures to enhance program management, as outlined in a new paper by the University of California San Francisco, led by the University of Exeter’s Professor of Leadership, Jonathan Gosling.
Simon James from the Business School has co-authored a new study on the implications of Scottish devolution on the tax system.
The University of Exeter is reinforcing its commitment to boosting Cornwall’s economic prosperity by launching its Business School on the Penryn Campus.
Three first year Business School students have reached the world finals of the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup, after winning the UK finals this week.
The University of Exeter is in the top ten of 123 UK universities for 2015 in the influential Complete University Guide, published yesterday.
Businesses in Devon and Cornwall are being encouraged to offer work placements to students as part of a partnership between the University of Exeter Business School and the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Following the huge success of the inaugural One Planet MBA Sustainability Challenge last year, this year’s competition is now open to applications from students and potential corporate partners.
Manisha Rani, a Business School student studying a BA in Business and Management, has just returned from the thirtieth Model United Nations that she has attended. Manisha went to her first conference five years ago when she was still at secondary school. Her last trip was fully sponsored through the Indian government.
A team of five students from the Business School has won the UK finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge for the second year in a row.
A new £5.5 million facility at the Penryn Campus will provide another home for the University of Exeter Business School, Marine Renewables team, and growing Centre for Ecology and Conservation (CEC).
FutureLearn today announced ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) as the first professional accountancy body to sponsor massive open online courses (MOOCs) on its social learning platform for professional recognition.
In February, the Business School hosted the most recent meeting of GENIE (Growth and Entrepreneurs Network in the channel area).
Evan Davis of the BBC, Carol Bagnold of HSBC and Dr James Nixon of TheCityUK are starring in a new series of Economics talks at the University of Exeter.
Ayesha Alam a BA Business Economics graduate of the Business School is responsible for the English language skills of 50 underprivileged young Indian children through the TeachforIndia (TFI) programme.
An article co-authored by several academics from the Business School has been named in the UK’s Top 5 by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Alumna Emily Blagden is in training for a rowing challenge which she hopes will set a new world record.
Top-tier business schools go head-to-head in world’s largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton’s Healthcare Challenge
Professor Richard Owen has been appointed as the new Associate Dean (Research and Knowledge Transfer) at the University of Exeter Business School.
The University’s Winter Graduation ceremony will take place on 18 January 2014 and we are delighted to welcome Exeter alumnus Wol Kolade as our Honorary Graduate.
Professor David Boughey, our Associate Professor in International Business History, and Director of Student Engagement came top of the leader board in the Research Uncovered competition.
Research Uncovered is a lecture series which brings Exeter’s world-class research to students, staff and the local community, the first of which takes place on Monday 13 January 2014.