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.

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.

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.

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). 

Internet use during pandemic linked to increased mental health risks for young and middle-aged men

Using the internet frequently during the height of the pandemic has been linked to poorer mental health for young and middle-aged men - but not for women of the same age, a new study has found.

Parks and green spaces of England and Wales valued at £25.6 billion a year

Parks and green spaces provide around £25.6 billion of ‘welfare value’ to the health and wellbeing of adults in England and Wales each year, according to a ground-breaking new tool that calculates the economic value of outdoor recreational spaces.

Exeter expert leading charge against online misinformation wins British Science Association Award Lecture

An Exeter researcher is among the winners of the British Science Association’s Award Lecture series for his research into online misinformation.

Exeter academic warns of ‘funding issue’ over government’s ambitious tree planting plans

A senior Exeter academic has warned that the government will fail to meet its ambitious tree planting targets without “major and rapid changes” to how the scheme is financed and run.

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.

Exeter experts comment on IPCC report

University of Exeter researchers have commented on the new report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Verbal aggression towards women CEOs a result of ‘out of group’ gender bias

Female CEOs face more aggressive questioning from male analysts during earnings conference calls, a new study reveals.

 

Urgent action ‘critical’ to tackling NHS carbon emissions and reaching 2040 net zero target

The NHS and its suppliers have been urged to systemically adopt circular economy practices to stand any chance of meeting the government’s commitment to achieve a net zero NHS by 2040.

Exeter students’ business idea aims to put a stop to drinks spiking

Business School students are taking action to combat drinks spiking through a product they hope will improve students’ safety on nights out.

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.

New series of Leading Edge Fireside Chats to ‘dig deeper into fascinating leadership stories’

Leaders from a wide range of backgrounds will reflect on the challenges, innovations and insights underpinning their careers for the new series of Leading Edge Fireside Chats.

Mental health impact of Covid still being felt, study finds

The deterioration in people’s mental health linked to Covid-19 is showing no sign of returning to pre-pandemic levels, a new study finds.

‘Arca’ sets sail to help Cornish businesses transition to circular economy

A new research project will work with Cornish businesses to help them develop the skills they need to transition to a circular economy.

The Exeter MBA ranked among best in Europe

The University of Exeter Business School’s flagship MBA has been named among the top MBA programmes in Europe in CEO Magazine’s 2022 Global Executive MBA rankings.

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.

Sexual orientation linked to choice of transport to work

Men and women in same-sex couples are more likely to commute by public transport and less likely to drive to work than those in different-sex couples, according to a new study.

Omicron BA.2 predicted through Exeter professor’s mathematical modelling

An Exeter professor’s mathematical modelling was recently successful in predicting the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant.

Waiting over five hours at A&E increases risk of death

Patients made to wait longer than five hours at A&E face an increased risk of death within 30 days, a new study shows.

Construction 4.0 technologies key to improving sustainability of sector

Technologies forming part of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ can improve the economic and environmental sustainability of an industry that contributes around 11% of all global carbon emissions, a new study shows.

Established industry leaders join DIGIT Lab to accelerate digital transformation impact

‌DIGIT Lab, the UK’s National Research Centre for digital transformation in Large Established Organizations (LEOs), has announced its inaugural cohort of digital impact fellows.

Forest emissions scheme makes “tiny” contribution to Indonesia’s Paris targets

More than 70 million tons of carbon were prevented from being released into the atmosphere under a deforestation emissions reduction scheme in Indonesia – but researchers point out this is only 3 per cent of the total required by Indonesia’s Nationally Defined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement.

University of Exeter Business School accredited with Small Business Charter Award

The University of Exeter Business School has been awarded the Small Business Charter in recognition of its commitment to supporting student entrepreneurship, small businesses and the local economy.

Shared political views have moderating influence on cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Investors react more negatively to transactions between firms in different countries if there is evidence of weak political affinity, a new study suggests.

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.

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.

University of Exeter Business School celebrates successful EQUIS re-accreditation

The University of Exeter Business School has been re-accredited for a further five years by leading quality assessment body EQUIS, which praised the ‘serious progress’ it has made.  

Business School marks ‘bold collaboration’ to improve tax systems in Africa

Improving Africa’s tax systems is the goal of a newly-signed Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Exeter Business School’s Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF).

 

Parents more climate conscious under their children’s watchful eye

Parents are more likely to take action against climate change if observed by their children, a study reveals.