News archive 2022
Business School news stories from 2022.
A University of Exeter Business School graduate was named on the prestigious Women of The Future list published by the Financial Times.
Gender and sex assigned at birth are not as decisive in economic decision-making as previously thought, a new study finds.
Opinion poll or survey results could potentially change depending on whether respondents are provided with spoken or written information, new research suggests.
New research explores practical ways to overcome the bias faced by job seekers as they try to re-enter the workforce following a career break.
The majority of UK businesses have plans to address their impact on biodiversity and nature loss, but a lack of guidance and sharing of best practice are barriers to progress, a new report reveals.
A car-sharing platform founded by two Exeter alumni that gives users a more affordable way to travel while reducing their carbon footprint has been announced as one of the winners of an international competition.
Researchers have developed a new tool to measure Twitter users’ exposure to misinformation from political elites.
All UK local authorities should have a dedicated “Food Policy” office to encourage healthier diets and sustainability, experts have told MPs.
The University of Exeter Business School’s MBA programme has been named fourth best in the UK in a prestigious ‘better world’ ranking that focuses on commitment to sustainability.
The University of Exeter Business School has been named Business School of the Year in the 2022 Times Higher Education Awards, known as the “Oscars” of higher education.
A former student at the University of Exeter Business School has launched Kenya’s first-ever full-fledged consumer digital bank, or ‘neobank’.
Twenty-one researchers from the University of Exeter have been recognised as leading experts in Clarivate’s annual highly cited researchers list.
A University of Exeter researcher is behind an ingenious attempt to raise awareness of the melting Arctic region and what it means for humanity by asking people to 'change their names' for COP27.
A new book documents the ‘transformation’ of climate activism, arguing it has gone beyond the streets to exist in new and unexpected forms.
University of Exeter Business School’s ‘transformative’ MBA programmes receive AMBA re-accreditation
One of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education has reaccredited the University of Exeter Business School’s MBA programmes for a further five years, demonstrating the Business School’s continuing commitment to excellence in management education.
A research project that will help the UK meet its biodiversity commitments and improve understanding of the effectiveness of biodiversity policies has been awarded a £1 million grant from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
Businesses that make new products from old clothing and waste textiles face ‘legislative challenges’ that stop them from selling their products, a new report finds.
A circular economy entrepreneur who is working to replace all single-use PPE and disposable medical textiles with re-usable alternatives has joined the Exeter Centre for Circular Economy (ECCE).
University of Exeter celebrates impactful partnerships between researchers and partner organisations
‘Life-changing’ research collaborations including the first official project to reintroduce beavers into England and a report that informed the UK’s response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict were celebrated on Thursday 20 October at the University of Exeter’s inaugural Knowledge Exchange Awards.
The University of Exeter Business School has joined a global network of Business Schools addressing societal challenges worldwide through education and training.
Would the best way of controlling the UK’s rampant grey squirrel population be to spread genetic changes throughout the species?
University of Exeter among universities ‘leading the way’ towards a circular economy in new Partnership with Ellen MacArthur Foundation
A new partnership between the University of Exeter and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has been announced today that will accelerate the University’s vision of transitioning to a circular economy.
Recent government plans make neither environmental nor economic sense, one of Exeter’s leading academics will warn at a key environment event next week.
Students, staff and their friends are welcome for a celebration of our rich cultural diversity this Thursday (13 October) at the University of Exeter Business School’s inaugural Global Festival, featuring workshops, music, games, film screenings, food, support stands and guest speakers.
Business leaders can help their enterprises to grow and innovate through a government subsided programme delivered by experts from the University of Exeter Business School.
The University of Exeter has entered into a strategic partnership with JO Hambro Capital Management to collaborate on new research and executive education in the fields of systemic risk and sustainability.
The publication today of the QS Global MBA, MBA by Specialization & Business Masters 2023 Rankings saw the University of Exeter Business School make firm progress with a strong performance in all categories.
An Exeter academic's paper on the subject of gossip has been awarded the 2022 Ig Nobel Peace Prize.
University of Exeter Business School secures top 100 place in Financial Times Masters in Management 2022 rankings
Recent graduates of the University of Exeter Business School have declared themselves highly satisfied with the MSc Management programme, which has secured a coveted top 100 place in the Financial Times’ Masters in Management rankings.
Researchers identify how science can help cities and companies to operate within Earth system limits
What businesses and cities must do to stay within ‘safe and just’ environmental limits for carbon, water, nutrients, land and other natural resources is the subject of a new set of recommendations from Earth Commission experts.
A University of Exeter Business School graduate is set to embark on his latest entrepreneurial venture to help independent craft breweries improve their online sales.
The University of Exeter is in the running for two ‘Oscars of higher education’ in recognition of its outstanding research and teaching.
A pivotal new study has shown that a market-led approach could be key to ensuring governments and businesses are properly informed about their exposure to future climate risks.
Trans employees who are transitioning in the workplace go through a complex process of ‘endless becoming’, according to a new study.
Social scientists have urged policy-makers and governments to rethink how income inequality is measured.
The University of Exeter has been awarded £5 million for a project that aims to instil researchers with improved awareness of the benefits of collaborating with business.
A duo from the University of Exeter Business School have today (Thursday August 11) launched the next generation of bias detection software for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) systems.
Nature-based projects that help the environment will be incentivised through an innovative new online market.
Employees who practise mindfulness are less bored at work and less likely to quit, according to a new study.
Consumer behaviour needs to change fundamentally to ensure the successful transition to a circular economy, according to a new report.
Student and graduate entrepreneurs ‘striving to make a positive impact’ celebrated at Student Startups Awards
A sustainable chocolate start-up, an app to monitor flood resilience and an A-level politics revision platform were among the original and inspiring business ideas celebrated at the Student Startups Awards.
Artificial intelligence systems that are trained to align with human values could be used to develop more popular economic policies, a new study has found.
How climate risk and sustainability affect investment returns will be the focus of an innovative new research programme at the University of Exeter Business School.
Businesses led by women were hit harder by COVID-19 than those led by men, according to a new study.
An Exeter economist’s outstanding contribution to his field has been recognised with a rare accolade only awarded to a select few academics.
The vital role of wildflower seeds in pollinating our food, maintaining biodiversity and contributing to the economy will be highlighted on National Meadows Day (2 July) in two new reports published by the South West Partnership for Environmental and Economic Prosperity Programme (SWEEP).
The University of Exeter Business School is delighted to announce that John Amaechi OBE is joining the Business School as an Honorary Professor.
The University of Exeter Business School’s MBA programme has been named the UK’s 5th best full-time MBA in The Economist’s Which MBA? 2022 rankings.
Two Exeter alumni have won volunteer awards for their efforts supporting students and alumni.
A student society that aims to empower women in their career goals and help them gain more confidence won a top prize at the SU Awards last month.
The University of Exeter Business School has secured a place in the UK’s top 10 business schools in the Financial Times Master’s in Finance 2022 rankings, with its score for student satisfaction fifth best globally.
Combined carbon and health taxes on food products could significantly contribute to net-zero targets and improve the quality of diets, study shows
Combined carbon and health taxes on food products could significantly contribute to net-zero targets, while improving the quality of diets, a major new study shows.
Two University of Exeter students have set off on an epic 2,000 mile sponsored bike ride to Greece.
A climate conscious confectionary business based in St Austell has won two coveted Free From Food Awards after receiving support from the University of Exeter, Cornwall Student Start-up programme.
The University of Exeter is delighted to announce Kirstine Dale, Co-Director for the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, as a new Honorary Professor within the Business School.
Spending $500 for therapy and a small cash payment helped reduce crime and violence by half among some of the most troubled young men in West Africa, a new study has found.
UN Climate Champion to speak at Exeter event on environmental intelligence at World Economic Forum in Davos
How business leaders can access scientific data to identify and address the global risks from climate change will be the subject of a University of Exeter-hosted event at the World Economic Forum in Davos this month.
Young, talented… and working at the University of Exeter Business School: MBA professor secures prestigious award
A University of Exeter Business School academic has been named on a prestigious list of the most talented young professors teaching on MBA programmes around the world.
The University of Exeter Business School’s mission to push the boundaries of knowledge in the areas of environmental sustainability, technological transformation and responsible leadership has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.
A sustainability leader from industry has joined the University of Exeter Business School as a new Professor of Practice as part of the recently announced £10 million biodiversity renewal project (RENEW).
Using the internet frequently during the height of the pandemic has been linked to poorer mental health for young and middle-aged men - but not for women of the same age, a new study has found.
Parks and green spaces provide around £25.6 billion of ‘welfare value’ to the health and wellbeing of adults in England and Wales each year, according to a ground-breaking new tool that calculates the economic value of outdoor recreational spaces.
Exeter expert leading charge against online misinformation wins British Science Association Award Lecture
An Exeter researcher is among the winners of the British Science Association’s Award Lecture series for his research into online misinformation.
A senior Exeter academic has warned that the government will fail to meet its ambitious tree planting targets without “major and rapid changes” to how the scheme is financed and run.
People react more positively to new technologies when hearing spoken descriptions of them than when the identical information is written down, a new study finds.
University of Exeter researchers have commented on the new report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The NHS and its suppliers have been urged to systemically adopt circular economy practices to stand any chance of meeting the government’s commitment to achieve a net zero NHS by 2040.
Business School students are taking action to combat drinks spiking through a product they hope will improve students’ safety on nights out.
Two students from the University of Exeter Business School have been named on a list of rising stars in business.
Leaders from a wide range of backgrounds will reflect on the challenges, innovations and insights underpinning their careers for the new series of Leading Edge Fireside Chats.
The deterioration in people’s mental health linked to Covid-19 is showing no sign of returning to pre-pandemic levels, a new study finds.
A new research project will work with Cornish businesses to help them develop the skills they need to transition to a circular economy.
The University of Exeter Business School’s flagship MBA has been named among the top MBA programmes in Europe in CEO Magazine’s 2022 Global Executive MBA rankings.
International Women’s Day event to explore why women and girls are key to solving the climate crisis
How women and girls can secure the legacy of COP26 and make a powerful contribution to the climate agenda will be the focus of an International Women’s Day panel event at the University of Exeter Business School next month.
Men and women in same-sex couples are more likely to commute by public transport and less likely to drive to work than those in different-sex couples, according to a new study.
An Exeter professor’s mathematical modelling was recently successful in predicting the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant.
Patients made to wait longer than five hours at A&E face an increased risk of death within 30 days, a new study shows.
Technologies forming part of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ can improve the economic and environmental sustainability of an industry that contributes around 11% of all global carbon emissions, a new study shows.
DIGIT Lab, the UK’s National Research Centre for digital transformation in Large Established Organizations (LEOs), has announced its inaugural cohort of digital impact fellows.
More than 70 million tons of carbon were prevented from being released into the atmosphere under a deforestation emissions reduction scheme in Indonesia – but researchers point out this is only 3 per cent of the total required by Indonesia’s Nationally Defined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement.
The University of Exeter Business School has been awarded the Small Business Charter in recognition of its commitment to supporting student entrepreneurship, small businesses and the local economy.
Investors react more negatively to transactions between firms in different countries if there is evidence of weak political affinity, a new study suggests.
Five new Fellows have this month been appointed to the University of Exeter Business School’s Centre for Leadership.
Vaccine hesitancy could be reduced by providing health information in a foreign language, a new study finds.
The University of Exeter Business School has been re-accredited for a further five years by leading quality assessment body EQUIS, which praised the ‘serious progress’ it has made.
Improving Africa’s tax systems is the goal of a newly-signed Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Exeter Business School’s Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF).
Parents are more likely to take action against climate change if observed by their children, a study reveals.