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…)
What are the reputational risks in this fast-paced world and how can organisations prepare for the worst when crisis hits? (more…)
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…)
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…)
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.
Ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day, we spoke to Professor Palie Smart, from the University of Bristol Business School, about her experiences and reflections as a woman in leadership.
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…)
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.
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.