We are delighted to announce that Professor Jonathan Beaverstock has been appointed as Deputy Dean of the University of Bristol Business School. (more…)
What are the key challenges in developing sustainability strategies in organisations? Sustainability strategies in organisations workshop April 2023
The Professional Liaison Network, part of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law at the University of Bristol delivered a collaborative workshop on Sustainability Strategies in Organisations. This event, hosted by Burges Salmon looked to promote discussion on the key challenges around developing sustainability strategies in organisations.
University of Bristol Business School Duo Awarded Quantum Advisory Prize for Excellence in Mathematics
Congratulations to two Accounting and Finance graduates at the University of Bristol who have secured the Quantum Advisory Prize for stand-out achievements in their courses. Along with the notable accolade, Anna Wolstenholme and James (Jim) Robb will also split the prize to help further their careers in the fields of accounting and finance. (more…)
FinTech for the Good of Society – Knowledge Exchange Workshop
FinTech is integral to so much of business and society today, whether it is impacting financial services or the gig economy. PhD candidate Lan Nguyen attended the FinTech for the Good of Society Workshop last week and wrote about the discussions that took place.
Professor Daniel Neyland appointed as the new Bristol Digital Futures Institute (BDFI) Co-Director
We’re delighted to announce and congratulate Professor Daniel Neyland on his appointment as the new Co-Director for BDFI (Bristol Digital Futures Institute). Daniel joined the University of Bristol as a social scientist in September 2022, and for over 25 years has worked on sociotechnical research, with particular interests in issues of accountability, responsibility and values in science, technology and forms of organisation.
BDFI look forward to working with him as they enter a new phase of development with more staff, projects, an operational research hub and tested facilities.
2022-2023 Accounting seminar series
The Accounting Group hosts an extensive programme of research seminars, featuring external scholars and academic experts covering a rich range of exciting topics in the accounting field, including financial reporting, management accounting, climate change, and sustainability.
‘Place-based Approaches for Tackling Regional Differences’ – Article by Dr Malu Villela Garcia featured in AXA publication
In the below article, featured in an AXA publication on Building Societal Resilience: The Role of Inclusion in a Fragmented World, Dr Malu Villela Garcia, an AXA Fellow at the University of Bristol Business School, explores how “Place-based” approaches can help tackle regional differences and support communities to build sustainable societal resilience.
Congratulations to Dr Anita Mangan who has been appointed Editor of the Journal of Co-operative Studies
We’re delighted to announce that Dr Anita Mangan, Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies at the University of Bristol Business School has been appointed Editor of the Journal of Co-operative Studies.
Dr Mangan’s research on co-operatives is broadly themed around social justice in organisation studies. She is currently working on projects about union co-ops, Irish credit unions’ responses to Covid-19, and the development of Bristol co-operatives and community benefit societies. She is lead of the Sustainable Production & Consumption and Inclusive Economy research group.
‘The Threat: How Digital Capitalism is Sexist – And How to Resist’
The University of Bristol Business School is delighted to announce the publication of ‘The Threat: How Digital Capitalism is Sexist – And How to Resist’ by Dr Lilia Giugni, Lecturer in Social Innovation and Strategy.
The book explores the tight embrace between patriarchy and digital capitalism, and what we should do to resist. Here, Dr Lilia Giugni discusses her new book and the explanation she offers for the current state of things grounded in the tight intersections between technological developments, patriarchal culture, and capitalistic ways of productions. (more…)
Dr Vanessa Beck awarded £975k ESRC Grant
Dr Vanessa Beck of the University of Bristol Business School has been awarded a grant of £975k from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study underemployment and the lived experience of underemployed workers. The project is a collaboration with Prof Tracey Warren and Dr Luis Torres-Retamal from the University of Nottingham, Dr Daiga Kamērade, University of Salford, and Dr Vanesa Fuertes, University of the West of Scotland and will start in January 2023.
The team will be working with Bristol One City, Citizens UK in Nottingham, The Poverty Alliance in Glasgow, and Salford City Council. The research aims to build positive relationships with these organisations and the wider community.