Should Christmas treat advertising for our children be put on a diet? 11 December 2017It’s that time of the year again – a time of lots of feasting, and not a lot of fasting, for most of us. On Christmas Day, the average person will consume nearly 6000 calories – that’s three times the daily average. So, should advertising for food at Christmas be toned down? Especially when it comes to our children?
Institutional Experimentation for Better Work Project18 September 2017Professors Glenn Morgan and Peter Turnbull from the Department of Management together with colleagues from Cardiff Business School have been part of a successful grant application to the Canadian Social Science Research Council for 2.5 million Canadian dollars.
Bristol team awarded NORFACE funding23 August 2017A Bristol team led by Stephanie von Hinke (Department of Economics) has been awarded funding under the NORFACE DIAL programme for a €1,500,000 project on “Gene-Environment Interplay in the Generation of Health and Education Inequalities”.
Honorary doctorate for Richard Blundell31 July 2017The University of Bristol awarded an honorary degree to Professor Sir Richard Blundell CBE at a degree ceremony on the 14th of July in the Wills Memorial Building.
Workshop on Banking and Financial Intermediation4 July 2017The 1st Bristol Workshop on Banking and Financial Intermediation on 30th May 2017 marked the launch of our research cluster in the area. The many outstanding contributions on the topic attracted a large audience.
PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management15 June 2017The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is pleased to invite applications for PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management. Successful applicants will study for a PhD, receive a contribution towards the cost of full-time PhD study, and undertake teaching duties within the School’s teaching programmes.
Management PhD students publish in top journals 13 June 2017Research carried out by our management PhD students has recently been accepted and published by top management journals. These achievements strongly indicate that our management PhD students are conducting 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' research in Business and Management.
Post-Brexit Economics; Re-skilling the UK 12 May 2017In partnership with Bristol Grammar School and the Royal Economic Society, Bristol Economics Department organized two public debates during the RES Conference, 10-12 April.
RES Conference 10-12 April12 May 2017Experts from academia, government and central banks presented new research across a wide range of topics in economics and econometrics, from managing the UK debt to mental health.