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Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
22.02.2017
Compound Semi Catapult announces Chair
Californian businessman Kevin Crofton is to head up the UK Government's £50m Compound Semiconductor Application Catapult.
Business/Economics
22.02.2017
Professor Avi Shankar returns to BBC1 consumer spending show
Professor Avi Shankar returns to BBC1 consumer spending show
Avi Shankar , Professor of Consumer Research in our† School of Management , joins Alex Jones and Steph McGovern for a brand new series of BBC One's Shop Well For Less?
Business/Economics
20.02.2017
What are your life chances?
What are your life chances?
Life Chances reveals some of the struggles families are facing in austerity Britain. The new novel, which uses fictional characters based on the experiences of real people who are recent migrants or living on the breadline in inner city Britain, is published today [20 Feb].
Religions - Business/Economics
18.02.2017
Shrinking territory contributes to significant drop in ISIS funding
Islamic State's income has more than halved since 2014, due to its shrinking territory in Syria and Iraq and subsequent losses of significant sources of revenue, according to a collaborative new study by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King's College London and EY.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
17.02.2017
In pictures: Imperial Fringe invests in the public with all things money
In pictures: Imperial Fringe invests in the public with all things money
Hundreds of visitors discovered how money makes the world go round at the latest finance-themed Imperial Fringe event this week.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
17.02.2017
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2017
Business/Economics
09.02.2017
How languages shape economics
How languages shape economics
Half of the world's population is bilingual or multilingual, with over 6,000 different languages spoken in the world today.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
06.02.2017
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
03.02.2017
Coal and oil demand to peak by 2020, according to new report
Coal and oil demand to peak by 2020, according to new report
A boom in the popularity of solar panels and electric cars could spark irreversible changes in the energy sector within three years.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
03.02.2017
Imperial showcases future of UK's medical technology industry to Lord Prior
Imperial showcases future of UK’s medical technology industry to Lord Prior
A Government Minister came to Imperial on a fact-finding mission as part of a recent industrial strategy announcement.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
01.02.2017
Cambridge and Africa
Cambridge and Africa
Cambridge is one of the world's leading universities in its engagement with, and support for, African research.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
31.01.2017
Your Android device's Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
Your Android device’s Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
The popular Pattern Lock system used to secure millions of Android phones can be cracked within just five attempts - and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack, security experts reveal. Pattern Lock is a security measure that protects devices, such as mobile phones or tablets, and which is preferred by many to PIN codes or text passwords.
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
27.01.2017
Business/Economics - Event
26.01.2017
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Conscientious workers face exhaustion
Going above and beyond the call of duty comes at a cost to personal well-being and family responsibilities, despite the link between being conscientious at work and career success according to new research from King's and the University of Bath.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Imperial innovators named on Forbes 30-under-30 list
Imperial innovators named on Forbes 30-under-30 list
Seven of Imperial's social entrepreneurs have been featured in this year's Forbes 30-under-30 Europe list.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Conscientious workers face exhaustion, shows research
Conscientious workers face exhaustion, shows research
Being conscientious at work has long been linked with career success but new University research shows that going above and beyond the call of duty comes at a cost to personal well-being and family responsibilities. Going the extra mile The study of employees in a UK customer call centre for a retail bank found that going the extra mile at work left employees emotionally exhausted and grappling with work-family conflict.
Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
25.01.2017
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
24.01.2017
Business/Economics - Politics
24.01.2017
Online course makes economics accessible to everyone
The University of Nottingham has teamed up with Sir Vince Cable to provide a free online course on ‘The Politics of Economics and The Economics of Politicians'.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
23.01.2017
Seven-day access to GP surgeries is not the answer to improving patient care
A better understanding of patients' needs is key to improving care within the NHS; patients do not actually want seven-day access to GP surgeries as previously suggested, according to a study from The University of Nottingham.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
23.01.2017
Your Android device's Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
Your Android device’s Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
The popular Pattern Lock system used to secure millions of Android phones can be cracked within just five attempts – and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack, security experts reveal. Pattern Lock is a security measure that protects devices, such as mobile phones or tablets, and which is preferred by many to PIN codes or text passwords.
Business/Economics
20.01.2017
MPs must respect the referendum result - even if it leads to hard Brexit, says Yvette Cooper
MPs must respect the referendum result - even if it leads to hard Brexit, says Yvette Cooper
Labour MPs should respect the result of the EU referendum even if the outcome is a hard Brexit, according to Yvette Cooper, MP for Pontefract and Castleford.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
20.01.2017
Machines should be 'partners' not slaves, says Imperial expert
Machines should be ’partners’ not slaves, says Imperial expert
A team of Imperial academics have highlighted the potential of High Performance Computing to improve human decision making in a data driven world. At the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Imperial's IdeasLab presentations revealed how advances in artificial intelligence, simulation, and analysis techniques are transforming the way we make decisions and solve problems.
Business/Economics
20.01.2017
Universities back City Deal
The Vice-Chancellors of Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University and University of South Wales have joined forces to back the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal.
Business/Economics - Politics
20.01.2017
Trump Presidency to affect the quality of financial reporting information
The number of companies using ‘creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states when Donald Trump becomes US President today, according to new research from the University's School of Management.
Business/Economics - Environment/Sustainable Development
19.01.2017
Imperial experts launch climate-friendly food production initiative at Davos
Imperial experts launch climate-friendly food production initiative at Davos
A project designed to draw over a million farmers into sustainable global food supply chains has been announced at the World Economic Forum.
Business/Economics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
19.01.2017
Solar storms could cost USA tens of billions of dollars
Solar storms could cost USA tens of billions of dollars
The daily economic cost to the USA from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts could be in the tens of billions of dollars, with more than half the loss from indirect costs outside the blackout zone, according to a new study led by University of Cambridge researchers.
Business/Economics
19.01.2017
Mystery surrounds a rare ‘Burns’ songbook donated to Special Collections
A rare collection of printed song sheets from the time of Robert Burns, compiled in a book belonging to ‘Agnes Burns' has been donated to the University of Glasgow's Archives and Special Collections by a University graduate and businessman.
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Business/Economics
19.01.2017
Accelerating fuel-efficient car production with disruptive 3D print process
Engineers at The University of Nottingham are developing lightweight automotive components using new additive manufacturing processes to boost vehicle fuel efficiency, while cutting noise and CO2 emissions.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
18.01.2017
How bright is your digital future?
How bright is your digital future?
Dr Jag Srai, Head of Cambridge's Centre for International Manufacturing, and his team have developed a new way to help companies embrace the challenges and opportunities of digitalising the extended supply chain.
Business/Economics - Physics/Materials Science
17.01.2017
Why
Why "brilliant minds blossom on alien soil" - President Gast at Davos
The remarkable tendency of immigrants to spark innovations is the focus of a new blog by Alice Gast for the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Business/Economics
16.01.2017
Trump election saw UK happiness reach six-year low, app data shows
Trump election saw UK happiness reach six-year low, app data shows
Trump election saw UK happiness reach six-year low, app data shows The day of Donald Trump's election victory - 9 November - was the UK's most miserable day in over six years, according to the makers of a mood-monitoring smartphone app.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
16.01.2017
Imposing ‘meaningful work' leads to staff burnout
Imposing ‘meaningful work’ leads to staff burnout
Imposing ‘meaningful work' leads to staff burnout Strategies to boost staff performance and morale by manipulating our desire for meaningful work often achieve the opposite - damaging organisations and alienating employees – a new study suggests.
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
13.01.2017
Dr Holger Hestermeyer Specialist Advisor to House of Lords Sub-Committee
Dr Holger Hestermeyer , from The Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College London, has been appointed as Specialist Advisor to the House of Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Business/Economics
10.01.2017
The economics of grief
The economics of grief
The loss of a child can cause intense grief for parents and for many, life is never the same again. Now researchers have built up a comprehensive picture of the devastating social and economic impact that a child's death can have.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.01.2017
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
09.01.2017
Family background ’the biggest factor for when women have children’
Studies have suggested that over recent decades, UK women have postponed motherhood largely because they want to go onto college or university to gain qualifications or fulfil educational aspirations before starting a family.
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
09.01.2017
Family background more responsible than education in delaying motherhood
Studies have suggested that over recent decades, UK women have postponed motherhood largely because they want to go onto college or university to gain qualifications or fulfil educational aspirations before starting a family.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
06.01.2017
New report on macro-economic impact of Brexit questions Treasury forecasts
New report on macro-economic impact of Brexit questions Treasury forecasts
Economists at the Centre for Business Research (CBR) have challenged the assumptions of the Treasury in their new forecast for the UK economy and the impact of†Brexit†in 2017.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
04.01.2017
Economist Professor Sir Tony Atkinson ’pioneered the study of inequality’
Sir Tony Atkinson, Professor of Economics and a former Warden of Nuffield College, who died on 1 January 2017, has been called 'the godfather of modern scholarship on the distribution of income and wealth' by fellow economist Thomas Piketty.
Business/Economics
04.01.2017
Economist Sir Professor Tony Atkinson ’pioneered the study of inequality’
Sir Tony Atkinson, Professor of Economics and a former Warden of Nuffield College, who died on 1 January 2017, has been called 'the godfather of modern scholarship on the distribution of income and wealth' by fellow economist Thomas Piketty.
Event - Business/Economics
04.01.2017
Business/Economics
21.12.2016
Annette Hastings appointed as Fairness Commission chair
North Lanarkshire Council has appointed an independent chair for the North Lanarkshire Fairness Commission.
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