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Business / Economics - Careers / Employment - 10:04

Life Sciences - Business / Economics - 15.10.2018

Business / Economics - Transport - 10.10.2018
Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failure | University of Cambridge
Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failure | University of Cambridge
Researchers have used a combination of location and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail.  One of the most important questions for any new business is the amount of demand it will receive. Krittika D'Silva from ten different cities around the world, the researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, have developed a model that can predict with 80% accuracy whether a new business will fail within six months.

Business / Economics - 08.10.2018
Social media data used to predict retail failure
Social media data used to predict retail failure
Researchers have used a combination of social media and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail.

Art and Design - Business / Economics - 04.10.2018

Environment - Business / Economics - 03.10.2018
Clear biodiversity commitments made by nearly 1/3 of the world’s biggest companies
How is biodiversity treated by big business? Some of the world's biggest private sector companies are committing to address their environmental impacts and factoring biodiversity into their sustainability reports, according to new Oxford University research.

Business / Economics - 03.10.2018
It pays to be pessimistic
Optimistic thinking is leading people to set up businesses that have no realistic prospect of financial success according to new research from the University of Bath, Cardiff University and the London School of Economics and Political Science. The study, which tracked individuals as they move from paid employment to setting up their own business venture, goes some way to explaining why only fifty percent of businesses in the UK survive their first five years.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 02.10.2018
ESRC announce successful awards for Transformative Research Call
The University of Glasgow is among 13 new projects to share £2.6 million of funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) announced today. Funded under the Transformative Research Call, these projects will run for up to 24 months from September 2018.

Environment - Business / Economics - 02.10.2018
More big companies commit to addressing environmental impacts
Some of the world's biggest private sector companies are committing to address their environmental impacts and factoring biodiversity into their sustainability reports, according to new Oxford University research.

Environment - Business / Economics - 26.09.2018

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 20.09.2018

Business / Economics - 20.09.2018

Business / Economics - 19.09.2018

Business / Economics - 12.09.2018
Professional bankers show higher levels of pride in their work
Bankers who are members of a professional body report significantly higher levels of pride in their work than bankers who are not suggests the Chartered Banker Professionalism Index devised by Nottingham University Business School and the Chartered Banker Institute. Based on responses to the first set of statements, the study found the mean level of professional pride, across all areas of banking to be 74.55 out of a possible 100.

Business / Economics - 11.09.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 10.09.2018
First Minister leads historic summit on Precision Medicine
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday, 10 September, convened industry, academic and clinical experts in Precision Medicine from across Scotland and across the globe, bringing together the sector to declare its intention to lead the world in this exciting new development.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 06.09.2018
Nottingham shortlisted for four national awards
Teams behind a new approach to get people excited about science, an academy to support leadership development, a maternal care monitor and a scientific breakthrough that reduces infection have all been shortlisted for Times Higher Education awards.

Business / Economics - 30.08.2018

Business / Economics - Event - 28.08.2018

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 22.08.2018

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 09.08.2018
New project to engineer diversity into STEMM workforces
The University of Nottingham is leading an innovative pilot to transform white, male-dominated workforces in engineering and science to ones that comprise top talent from diverse backgrounds.

Business / Economics - Medicine / Pharmacology - 07.08.2018

Business / Economics - 30.07.2018

Administration - Business / Economics - 24.07.2018

Business / Economics - 19.07.2018
2018 Global Slavery Index launches at the United Nations Headquarters
A team from the University of Nottingham has worked on the government response assessment for the new edition of the Global Slavery Index, which was launched today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Produced by the Walk Free Foundation, the Global Slavery Index provides data for measuring progress on achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal target 8.7—ending slavery worldwide.

Business / Economics - Careers / Employment - 19.07.2018

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 19.07.2018
Most employees can work smarter, given the chance
More than half (58%) of employees in Britain can identify changes at work which would make them more productive, a study published today (Thursday 19 July 2018) shows. The Skills and Employment Survey 2017 (SES), carried out by researchers from Cardiff University, UCL Institute of Education and Nuffield College, Oxford, seeks the views of employees working across a range of sectors.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 17.07.2018
Outstanding partnership helps reduce power outages
Power outages caused by trees falling on power lines are being reduced as a result of a research partnership involving a Durham University Research Fellow and an international company.

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 16.07.2018

Environment - Business / Economics - 16.07.2018

Event - Business / Economics - 16.07.2018

Business / Economics - Administration - 12.07.2018
"Regulatory barriers likely to be contentious and most significant obstacles to UK-US trade"
"Regulatory barriers likely to be contentious and most significant obstacles to UK-US trade" Standards and technical regulations are likely to be the most significant - and potentially contentious - obstacles to a UK-US trade deal, according leading trade experts.

Environment - Business / Economics - 10.07.2018
Cambridge partners with industry leaders to fund research on global sustainability challenges
The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme represents a multi-million-pound commitment from the private sector to accelerate progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 09.07.2018
New round of programme to help Imperial postdocs turn research into businesses
Postdoctoral researchers at Imperial are invited to apply to a scheme that will help them turn ideas arising from their research into businesses.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 06.07.2018
Universities Minister Sam Gyimah opens Schrödinger Building in Oxford
Oxford alumnus and Minister of State for Universities. Research and Innovation, Sam Gyimah, has formally opened the Schrödinger Building in Oxford, a £13 million, 61,500 ft2 laboratory and office facility designed to promote collaboration and cross-fertilisation of ideas.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 06.07.2018

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 02.07.2018

Environment - Business / Economics - 28.06.2018
’Green walls’ in Nigeria
A novel approach for tackling high indoor temperatures and producing a stream of income for families in Nigeria has been developed and tested by researchers at Cardiff University.

Administration - Business / Economics - 28.06.2018

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 27.06.2018

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 27.06.2018

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 26.06.2018

Business / Economics - Chemistry - 25.06.2018
New report says UK electric vehicle battery industry could be worth £2.7 billion per year for UK chemical companies
A new report published today Monday 25 th June 2108 shows that UK companies are well-placed to supply valuable materials needed for batteries to be built in UK - a potential £2.7 billion per year business opportunity.
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