What factors effect food supply chains and how can we build a more sustainable system for the future? In this fantastic video series, Dr Lucy McCarthy from the University of Bristol Business School and Dr Anne Touboulic from the University of Nottingham, unwrap their knowledge on this topic. (more…)
Category: Research and impact
Sustainable consumption and the circular economy in the context of the charity retail sector
University of Bristol Business School PhD student, Violet Broadhead, spoke to us about her research on sustainable consumption in the charity retail sector, that looks at the impact of other priorities, societal expectations and responsibilities on charities’ approach to sustainability.
Research and Engagement Workshop in Accounting and Accountability – 10 May 2023 in Bristol
The Accounting Departments of the University of Essex, the LSE and the University of Bristol are pleased to announce the organisation of a workshop on research and engagement in accounting and accountability. The aim of this workshop is to provide researchers a forum to discuss how engagement can shape research and vice versa.
Corporate Finance seminar series
Welcome to the Corporate Finance Research Group at the University of Bristol! Our group is dedicated to exploring cutting-edge research topics in corporate finance and disseminating our findings through seminars and other events.
New Research in Finance Shows Peer Review is Paramount in Reducing Non-Standard Errors
Professors Nick Taylor and Ian Tonks, of the University of Bristol Business School, formed part of a major international collaborative project assessing the variations in results across research teams in providing answers to typical finance research questions. The paper, Non-standard errors, features 250 joint authors, and explores the difference in results found by researchers when independently testing the same hypothesis on the same data sample. This is important for research in financial economics because variability in data cleaning and choice of an estimation method adopted by a research team is not usually allowed for in establishing the significance of empirical research. (more…)
Digital marketing trends in 2023
New year, new rules? Our Marketing and Consumption group at the University of Bristol Business School believes that 2023 will bring some important shifts in the digital marketing landscape, ranging from digital platforms supporting well-being, to new solutions to sustainability, and many more – the list goes on. Below, some of our Marketing academics and PhD researchers share their expert opinions on the upcoming development in these areas. Without a doubt, this year has plenty in store for everyone involved in this space!
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.
Understanding mental health care as a landscape of different professions – and what to do about it to improve its delivery
New research by the University of Bristol Business School and Curtin University (Australia) academics explores how to respond to today’s grand challenges, such as mental health, by working together across different types of organisations and professions. (more…)
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.
Our top 10 2022 highlights
At the University of Bristol Business School, the research we do tackles the big global issues impacting the economy and society. 2022 has been an exciting year for us and has included some outstanding activity across the school. Here is just a few of our 2022 highlights: (more…)