News in 2013

  • Bristol Mayor addresses final year management students 11 December 2013 Bristol's elected Mayor, George Ferguson, today spoke to final year management students studying the Practice in Management unit.
  • New ‘peer review’ model would improve quality and veracity of scientific research 5 December 2013 The effectiveness of ‘peer review’ — the system whereby scientists critique each other’s research to determine whether or not it should be published — is investigated in new findings published in Nature.
  • Bristol Mayor to share leadership insights 28 November 2013 Bristol’s Mayor, George Ferguson, will present a guest lecture to third-year Management students next month on the topic of ‘Managing to Non-financial Values’.
  • Management and university performance: good practices have a big impact on research and teaching outcomes 9 November 2013 There are big differences in management practices in UK universities, notably in how well they manage the recruitment, retention and promotion of staff. This has a significant impact on outcomes: better-managed departments have better performance in terms of both research quality and student satisfaction.
  • The School of EFM welcomes new staff for 2013/14 17 October 2013 The School of EFM has been active in recruiting new staff across all three departments, with appointments made at lecturer, reader, and chair level.
  • A-Level results day 15 August 2013 A level results are released on Thursday 15th August. If you hold an offer to study subjects in the School of Economics, Finance and Management, more information is available about confirming your place.
  • New study highlights the extent of physical activity disparities in England 1 August 2013 England is building up a large future health problem in the amount of individuals who are physically inactive according to new research published today from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation. The study, which examined data on over one million adults in England, reveals nearly 80 per cent of people do not hit national physical activity government targets and finds disparities between inactivity and socioeconomic status.
  • Dr Matt Bamber wins University Teaching award 21 June 2013 Dr Matt Bamber has been rewarded at the University's teaching awards, due to his dedication to providing the best possible student experience through high quality teaching and academic related support
  • Bristol EFM team reaches final in the 2013 econometrics game 18 April 2013 A team from the school of EFM reached the final of the Econometric Game Congress in Amsterdam.  This is a prestigious three-day econometric competition, where teams from 30 universities use statistical methods to solve an economic problem against a very tight time constraint. In this competition, teams are given a case study, which they need to resolve in two days, and after these two days, the 10 teams with the best solutions continue to compete on the third day, where they are set a second case study.
  • PhD student gains internship with the Bank of England 10 April 2013 Jasmin Sin has been offered a three-months internship at the Bank of England.
  • Findings reveal what factors contribute to outstanding fundraising programmes 10 April 2013 The findings from a year-long study that sought to identify what factors contribute to outstanding fundraising appeals are published this week. The Clayton Burnett-commissioned research, led by academics at the University of Bristol and Indiana University in the US, analysed the leadership, communication and structures behind some of the UK’s most successful fundraising programmes.
  • PhD bursary available in the Department of Management 27 March 2013 Applications are invited for a PhD bursary in the Department of Management at the University of Bristol. The successful candidates will conduct a programme of research for the degree of PhD and will also be expected to contribute to teaching within the Department.
  • CMPO Summer Internships 2013 27 March 2013 The Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) Summer Internships provide high-calibre Economics undergraduates with an opportunity to experience work and life at the CMPO. We are committed to providing engaging work experience for people interested in public policy research. Internships last for 8 weeks and interns will work on a project under the supervision of senior research staff.
  • Bristol Team reach semi-finals of University Business Challenge 15 March 2013 A team of second year Management Accounting students competed in the semi-finals of the University Business Challenge in Swindon on March 12th.
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