News archive 2018
Business School news stories from 2018.
Popular children are likely to be less generous towards their friends at Christmas than other kids, but only if their giving takes place in private and their classmates won’t be told.
£1 million circular economy research hub at the University of Exeter to re-think plastics production and use
The University of Exeter has been awarded £1 million to create a new centre to tackle the use of plastic and plastic waste.
Workers in low-skilled, low paid employment aren’t prone to band together and form a common bond, new research has shown.
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.
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.
Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs Devon Libraries and Torbay Libraries, has appointed Professor William Harvey as Chair of the Board of trustees.
The winning student from the University of Exeter was presented with the Thomas Clarkson Gold Medal at The Global Undergraduate Summit in Dublin, Ireland.
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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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.
The University of Exeter recently hosted a senior delegation from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
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.
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.
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.
Firms who fast-track individuals to leadership positions and identify “rising stars” risk demotivating their employees, a study shows.
Businesses from across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly gathered at the University of Exeter campus, Penryn today for the 2018 Circular Economy Summit.
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.
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.
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
Workshy bosses can promote a contemptuous attitude amongst their staff - leading to anger, frustration and abuse in the work place, new research has shown.
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.
Giving people information about how much gas or electricity their neighbours use encourages them to use less energy, research shows.
The majority of the UK’s largest companies have adopted policies on boardroom diversity but their reporting to stakeholders needs to improve.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.*
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.
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.
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.
The University of Exeter, with support from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is hosting the world’s first International academic symposium on the circular economy.
Yuwen Wang, a current MSc Finance and Investment student has been presented with a prestigious CISI Trust Award worth £1,000
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.
Careers Service highly praised for its work supporting Chinese students
Voters are wrong to think they can pick the best politician based on their looks, according to new research
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.
The Business School sees continued success in The Complete University Guide 2019 league tables
Business Economics student Edward Ashton Johnson won the TARGETjobs 'Male Undergraduate of the Year' award for entrepreneurial endeavour.
People considering quitting their jobs stop supporting current colleagues because they no longer feel they need to do favours for them, research shows.
New research has identified a key ingredient to securing a happy and fulfilling career - working for yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Companies should encourage more disorder between staff because disagreements can encourage better decision making, research suggests.
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.
Bosses who have “Jekyll and Hyde” personalities cause their staff the highest levels of anxiety, a new study has shown.