ESG and Responsible Investment

Last week the University of Bristol Business School, along with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, hosted ‘Bank of England economic update and ESG from a stewardship perspective’. Dr Yi Li, Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, attended the event, here she outlines her key takeaways. (more…)

2023-2024 Finance Seminar Series

After the successful series last year, we are back with a new, exciting schedule for the 2023-2024 academic year. All seminars are planned to be face-to-face, with speakers coming to Bristol, spending a day visiting the Business School, and meeting our faculty. Our Seminar Series is the result of excellent speaker suggestions from our faculty members and a shortlisting based on both academic and diversity criteria. (more…)

Our MSc Business Analytics programme is now accredited by the Institute of Analytics

The University of Bristol Business School is delighted to announce that our MSc Business Analytics programme is now accredited by the Institute of Analytics (IoA) and we are now corporate partners. This is a great achievement for the School and is thanks to the hard work and dedication of our team! (more…)

What are the key challenges in developing sustainability strategies in organisations? Sustainability strategies in organisations workshop April 2023

PLN Sustainability 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.



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…)

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.