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The SBE rises to 13th for research power in the 2014 REF

The SBE rises to 13th for research power in the 2014 REF

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework highlights 'world leading' and 'internationally excellent' research at the School in business and management.

Issued on 19 December 2014

School secures 'triple crown' status with EQUIS re-accreditation

School secures 'triple crown' status with EQUIS re-accreditation

The SBE secures its coveted 'triple crown' status with its EQUIS re-accreditation this week.

Issued on 19 December 2014

New issue of Inspire magazine online now

New issue of Inspire magazine online now

The School's bi-annual magazine, Inspire, is now hot off the press with Issue 8.

Issued on 17 December 2014

Knowledge management group travels to South Africa

Knowledge management group travels to South Africa

Dr Gillian Ragsdell returned recently from South Africa having been invited by the University of Cape Town to explore potential collaborative projects in the field of knowledge management.

Issued on 25 November 2014

"Revolution? Wot banking revolution?" Public Lecture by Tim Jones

A public lecture by Tim Jones, Chief Executive Officer, National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)

Issued on 19 November 2014

Grow your business with Growth Voucher Programme

Grow your business with Growth Voucher Programme

Applications for the Small Business Charter Growth Vouchers Programme are now being sought from small business owners who are passionate about growing their business.

Issued on 13 November 2014

Loughborough University to host largest graduate recruitment fair

Loughborough University to host largest graduate recruitment fair

More than 190 organisations are aiming to recruit Loughborough students and graduates next week when the University hosts the country’s largest campus-based graduate careers fair.

Issued on 16 October 2014

Launch of the Government-backed small business Growth Voucher Scheme

Launch of the Government-backed small business Growth Voucher Scheme

Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics has teamed up with the Government’s Growth Voucher programme to help businesses access and pay for the advice they need to grow.

Issued on 15 October 2014

Loughborough tops Lloyds Bank Quality of Student Life Survey

Loughborough tops Lloyds Bank Quality of Student Life Survey

Students at Loughborough University have the best quality of student life, according to a national survey conducted by Lloyds Bank.

Issued on 3 October 2014

Masterclass: Managing and Motivating a Workforce of 200,000

Masterclass: Managing and Motivating a Workforce of 200,000

Our third Masterclass is taking place here at the School of Business and Economics. We are delighted to welcome Jean Tomlin OBE as our guest speaker.

Issued on 30 September 2014

Loughborough’s Innovation and Enterprise MOOC to run again

Loughborough’s Innovation and Enterprise MOOC to run again

In partnership with FutureLearn, the free online course “Innovation and Enterprise” run by the Glendonbrook Centre for Enterprise Education (GCEE) at Loughborough University is set to go live for a second time this year.

Issued on 29 September 2014

Driverless cars feature of £600,000 integrated transport project led by Loughborough University

Driverless cars feature of £600,000 integrated transport project led by Loughborough University

Loughborough University is set to lead a £600,000 project which will help the government in its aim to introduce a fully integrated transport system complete with driverless cars.

Issued on 17 September 2014

Professor Saker makes the Leicester Mercury's Most Influential People list of 2014

Professor Saker makes the Leicester Mercury's Most Influential People list of 2014

Professor Jim Saker, Associate Dean for Enterprise at the School of Business and Economics and Director of theCentre for Automotive Management, has again appeared in the Leicester Mercury's Most Influential People of Leicestershire's 2014, making this his third year in a row on the list.

Issued on 16 September 2014

Offshoring Paper wins prestigious Academy of Management Award

Offshoring Paper wins prestigious Academy of Management Award

A paper written by Loughborough academics Dr. Angelika Zimmermann and Prof. M.N. Ravishankar has been awarded the 2014 Gustavson School of Business Award for the Best Qualitative Paper in International Business.

Issued on 14 August 2014

Symposium on goal-setting wins Academy of Management award

Symposium on goal-setting wins Academy of Management award

A symposium featuring papers from a Loughborough academic has been judged ‘Best Symposium’ for its significant contribution to management education and development, by the Academy of Management.

Issued on 8 August 2014

Academic calls for bankers to swear an oath to raise standards

Academic calls for bankers to swear an oath to raise standards

A new report entitled ‘Virtuous Banking: Placing ethos and purpose at the heart of banking’, from the prominent think tank ResPublica, calls for a new “Bankers’ Oath” to be put in place immediately.

Issued on 1 August 2014

Professor shortlisted for an NOA Outsourcing Professional Award

Professor shortlisted for an NOA Outsourcing Professional Award

Professor Ilan Oshri has been shortlisted for the Academic Achievement Award by the National Outsourcing Association (NOA)

Issued on 9 July 2014

Impressive Stock Exchange debut for Intelligent Energy

Impressive Stock Exchange debut for Intelligent Energy

Intelligent Energy – the global power technology company founded on Loughborough University research – has launched on the London Stock Exchange.

Issued on 8 July 2014

New prestigious ‘Small Business Charter Award’

New prestigious ‘Small Business Charter Award’

Loughborough's School of Business and Economics was recently presented with a Small Business Charter (SBC) Award [Silver] at a celebration held at No. 10 Downing Street.

Issued on 7 July 2014

The Guardian: SBE’s business and management courses in UK Top 10

The Guardian: SBE’s business and management courses in UK Top 10

In The Guardian's 2015 University league table, the School's business and management courses are ranked 10th in the UK.

Issued on 6 June 2014

Public Lecture - In search of new value: Leveraging the power of technology to foster innovation

Public Lecture - In search of new value: Leveraging the power of technology to foster innovation

Rashik Parmar (President of IBM’s Academy of Technology) will be delivering a public lecture entitled 'In search of new value: Leveraging the power of technology to foster innovation'.

Issued on 4 June 2014

Public Lecture - The Power of Innovation in Shaping a Sustainable World

Public Lecture - The Power of Innovation in Shaping a Sustainable World

On 2nd June 2014 Professor Jonathon Porritt will be delivering a public lecture looking at the role of innovation in shaping what this sustainable future might look like.

Issued on 27 May 2014

First class deal for Panthers at Loughborough University

First class deal for Panthers at Loughborough University

The UK’s most successful professional ice hockey team – the Nottingham Panthers have signed a new deal with Loughborough University and it’s School of Business and Economics.

Issued on 27 May 2014

Inaugural Lecture - Professor Paul Turner's

Inaugural Lecture - Professor Paul Turner's "Back to the Future: Why The Future of Macroeconomics Lies in its Past"

You are invited to attend an Inaugural Lecture on 21st May given by Professor Paul Turner entitled 'Back to the Future: Why The Future of Macroeconomics Lies in its Past'.

Issued on 15 May 2014

MBA Conference Summary: Health and Well Being in the Workplace

MBA Conference Summary: Health and Well Being in the Workplace

The Loughborough MBA Conference on Health and Well Being in the Workplace took place on Monday 12th May. It brought together a diverse range of speakers, from Arctic explorer Rona Cant to Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell OBE, to discuss the importance of health and well-being and how it can be applied into a working and social life.

Issued on 13 May 2014

City entrepreneur to share insights into his success

City entrepreneur to share insights into his success

CMC Markets founder Dr. Peter Cruddas will be on campus May 8th to talk about his experience of creating and managing a billion-pound company.

Issued on 2 May 2014

International Hockey Federation announces Loughborough University as Innovation

International Hockey Federation announces Loughborough University as Innovation

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced Loughborough University as its official Innovation Partner. The School of Business and Economics will be a key contributor in this partnership.

Issued on 4 April 2014

MBA Conference - Health and Well Being in the Workplace

MBA Conference - Health and Well Being in the Workplace

Join current, past and prospective MBA students at our Inaugural MBA conference on Health and Well Being in the Workplace, speakers including British Olympian Sally Gunnell OBE.

Issued on 27 March 2014

Ukraine’s trade choice is about more than trade

Ukraine’s trade choice is about more than trade

Dr. T.H.Edwards, Deputy Director of the Centre for Firms in the Global Economy, reflects on the issues facing Ukraine's trade with Europe.

Issued on 18 March 2014

VP of Yahoo! Labs on 'The Web: Wisdom of Crowds and a Long Tail'

VP of Yahoo! Labs on 'The Web: Wisdom of Crowds and a Long Tail'

A follow-up on the public lecture given by VP of Yahoo! Labs for Europe and Latin America, Ricardo Baeza-Yates.

Issued on 7 March 2014

Public lecture summary - world-renowned economist Paul de Grauwe on 'The Future of the Euro'

Public lecture summary - world-renowned economist Paul de Grauwe on 'The Future of the Euro'

A follow-up on world-renowned economist Professor Paul de Grauwe's public lecture on The Future of the Euro.

Issued on 17 February 2014

MBA Masterclass follow-up - Being E-Communication Aware: How the Connected World will Change your World

MBA Masterclass follow-up - Being E-Communication Aware: How the Connected World will Change your World

A follow-up to Professor Jackson's MBA Masterclass on harnessing the potential of e-communication applications to make you more productive!

Issued on 30 January 2014

World-renowned economist Paul de Grauwe to give public lecture on The Future of the Euro

World-renowned economist Paul de Grauwe to give public lecture on The Future of the Euro

Europe's leading scholar of the economics of monetary union Professor Paul de Grauwe will discuss the future of the Euro in a public lecture at Loughborough University on 13th February 2014.

Issued on 16 January 2014

MBA Masterclass - Being E-Communication Aware: How the Connected World will Change your World

MBA Masterclass - Being E-Communication Aware: How the Connected World will Change your World

Discover the potential of your e-communication applications to make you more efficient, effective, and less stressed!

Issued on 6 January 2014

Professor Oshri calls for a shared services sector in Europe and China to push new growth

Professor Oshri calls for a shared services sector in Europe and China to push new growth

Expert on outsourcing Professor Ilan Oshri delivered two high-profile talks how to ‘do more with less’ in Europe and China through shared services centres.

Issued on 5 January 2014