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Global student hackathon Social Storm a great success

Global student hackathon Social Storm a great success

Loughborough joined universities from around the world in a multinational hackathon called Social Storm, organised once again by graduate Helen Ots, with the aim of tackling three global challenges in 24 hours.

Issued on 10 December 2015

Help set the MBA agenda

Help set the MBA agenda

The SBE is participating in an independent market research survey on the future of MBAs. If you would like to participate, please read on.

Issued on 4 December 2015

Management Sciences student Sahil Jhamb wins the Santander 60 Second Pitch

Management Sciences student Sahil Jhamb wins the Santander 60 Second Pitch

Sahil Jhamb, a Management Sciences BSc student at the SBE, has won the Summer Santander Universities 60 second pitch finals with his project myINDIA.

Issued on 16 September 2015

European health and social care experts at the SBE for the CSM Symposium

European health and social care experts at the SBE for the CSM Symposium

The Centre for Service Management has organised a very special symposium on health and social care service innovation with experts coming from all across Europe.

Issued on 3 September 2015

Nottingham Panthers learn about team dynamics at the SBE

Nottingham Panthers learn about team dynamics at the SBE

Ice hockey squad Nottingham Panthers were on campus touring the superb sporting and fitness facilities and taking a set of 'MasterClass' sessions on team dynamics and personality traits at the School of Business and Economics.

Issued on 2 September 2015

School secures AMBA re-accreditation

School secures AMBA re-accreditation

The School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, is delighted to announce that it has been re-accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Issued on 25 August 2015

Final teaching day for our 2014-15 MBA cohort

Final teaching day for our 2014-15 MBA cohort

Friday 10th July was a day for celebration with just a little sadness on the Loughborough MBA as it was the last day of the 2015-2016 taught programme.

Issued on 14 July 2015

Latest issue of Inspire now out: 'How resilient are we?'

Latest issue of Inspire now out: 'How resilient are we?'

The School's bi-annual magazine, Inspire, is now hot off the press with issue 9: How Resilient Are We?

Issued on 7 July 2015

What’s on terrorists minds? Research points to improved prediction models

What’s on terrorists minds? Research points to improved prediction models

A recent study by new staff member Professor Gilberto Montibeller (with co-author Sumatra Sri Bhashyam) explores in depth the current trend in modeling terrorists’ judgments.

Issued on 30 June 2015

US experts in emergency management on campus for special seminar

US experts in emergency management on campus for special seminar

Invited by Dr Lili Yang, two world-renowned experts on information systems for crisis response and management visited SBE recently to present their most recent work on emergency management.

Issued on 22 May 2015

Email addiction is damaging the health of the nation

Email addiction is damaging the health of the nation

Email addiction is a growing problem and needs to be tackled to improve the health of the nation, claims one of the UK’s top email experts.

Issued on 20 May 2015

VoteBEE app in the last few hours of data collection

VoteBEE app in the last few hours of data collection

VoteBee - a mobile app that uses the Emotive Engine developed from research at the Centre for Information Management – is in its final day of analysing hundreds and thousands of tweets to assess the emotions surrounding today’s UK General Election.

Issued on 7 May 2015

Students develop the world's first-ever customisable leather wallet

Students develop the world's first-ever customisable leather wallet

Management Sciences student Charlie Baron, with Industrial Design and Technology student Forrest Skerman-Stevenson, has produced the first-ever customisable leather wallet as part of fashion brand Isolana London.

Issued on 6 May 2015

New study on Nordic outsourcing highlights the need for innovation and collaboration

New study on Nordic outsourcing highlights the need for innovation and collaboration

The Centre for Global Sourcing and Services (CGSS) was contracted last year to study the roadblocks to innovation in outsourcing in Nordic countries.

Issued on 5 May 2015

Right Hon. Nicky Morgan opens knowledge management event on campus

Right Hon. Nicky Morgan opens knowledge management event on campus

The ways in which knowledge is managed in the voluntary sector came under the spotlight at a free workshop and networking event held recently at Loughborough University.

Issued on 28 April 2015

The Complete University Guide 2016 confirms SBE as Top-10 UK business school

The Complete University Guide 2016 confirms SBE as Top-10 UK business school

SBE has been successful in maintaining its position as one of the country's Top-10 UK business schools in The Complete University Guide 2016.

Issued on 27 April 2015

Loughborough named University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough named University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough University has won the coveted University of the Year award at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, voted on by more than 20,000 students.

Issued on 27 April 2015

Loughborough leaps to 2nd in THE Student Experience Survey

Loughborough leaps to 2nd in THE Student Experience Survey

Loughborough University has risen to 2nd place overall in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey, published today (9 April 2015).

Issued on 9 April 2015

Loughborough University to link up with businesses as part of new Government apprenticeship scheme

Loughborough University to link up with businesses as part of new Government apprenticeship scheme

Loughborough University is inviting employers of any size to help nurture future talent by investing in the Government’s new Degree Apprenticeship scheme.

Issued on 31 March 2015

MBA Conference 2015: Innovation

MBA Conference 2015: Innovation

Our 2015 conference will focus on Innovation – how it can be encouraged, initiated and developed, personally and in an organisational context.

Issued on 31 March 2015

Calls for more transparency with regard to filtering software at libraries

Calls for more transparency with regard to filtering software at libraries

Led by Dr Louise Cooke at the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, the final report for MAIPLE (Managing Access to the Internet in Public Libraries), a two-year research project funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), has now been published. The report calls for greater transparency with regard to filtering software used at public libraries.

Issued on 26 March 2015

Loughborough meeting highlights the changing face of finance

Loughborough meeting highlights the changing face of finance

The Centre for Global Sourcing and Services was pleased to host two senior members from the finance function of Royal Dutch Shell recently at an MBA Masterclass event.

Issued on 20 March 2015

New research with BMW Group to look at the future of human-car interfaces

New research with BMW Group to look at the future of human-car interfaces

Loughborough University has signed a contract to provide BMW Group with a pioneering three-year research study exploring how humans interface with their cars.

Issued on 18 March 2015

Loughborough to track and evaluate the careers of female academics and professionals

Loughborough to track and evaluate the careers of female academics and professionals

A team of Loughborough University researchers have been chosen to track and evaluate the careers of academics and professionals taking part in Aurora – the Leadership Foundation’s women-only development programme.

Issued on 18 March 2015

New funding from CIMA extends research on shared service centres

New funding from CIMA extends research on shared service centres

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has funded a three-year extension of Ian Herbert's research project looking at shared service centres (SSCs).

Issued on 13 March 2015

Ilan Oshri calls for re-shoring work back to the UK

Ilan Oshri calls for re-shoring work back to the UK

Professor Ilan Oshri, Director of the Centre for Global Sourcing and Services, was recently elected for the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) Council. His manifesto will focus on re-shoring work back to the UK.

Issued on 3 March 2015

New project aims to cut emergency hospital admissions

New project aims to cut emergency hospital admissions

Loughborough University and two healthcare partners have been awarded £70,000 for a major new study evaluating how emergency admissions to hospitals can be reduced.

Issued on 3 March 2015

Celebrating the best of research, teaching and student excellence

Celebrating the best of research, teaching and student excellence

The 2015 SBE Awards Dinner held February 25th was a night of celebration for outstanding staff, students and three Distinguished Alumni of the School: the CEO of Kia Motors UK & Ireland, the CEO of KP Snacks and the Executive Chairman of Shazam.

Issued on 26 February 2015

Tangle Teezer's CMO on why SMEs should be partnering with business schools

Tangle Teezer's CMO on why SMEs should be partnering with business schools

Gemma Clarke, CMO at Tangle Teezer, pens an article for the Association of Business Schools's Small Business Charter newsletter on the benefits of working with a business school.

Issued on 18 February 2015

Dell Software's Executive Director to discuss emergent technologies March 11th

Dell Software's Executive Director to discuss emergent technologies March 11th

Chris Miller, Dell Software Group's Executive Director, will give a free public lecture at the forthcoming DIM Distinguished Speaker Series March 11th

Issued on 13 February 2015

Loughborough partners with IDS on £2million Sub-Saharan project

Loughborough partners with IDS on £2million Sub-Saharan project

Dr Mark Hepworth of the Centre for Information Management is part of a new £2million research project looking at research and teaching in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Issued on 30 January 2015

The connected jungle and the digital tree, Professor Tom Jackson

The connected jungle and the digital tree, Professor Tom Jackson

You are invited to attend an Inaugural Lecture given by Professor Tom Jackson from the School of Business and Economics, at 5pm on Wednesday 4th February in lecture theatre SMB 014, Stewart Mason Building.

Issued on 22 January 2015

The Future of Monetary Policy, with Sir Charles Bean

The Future of Monetary Policy, with Sir Charles Bean

Sir Charles Bean, Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England, will give a free public lecture on March 10th about the future of monetary policy - a must for anyone interested in economics and the UK's economy.

Issued on 22 January 2015

The Transformation of Business Support Services

The Transformation of Business Support Services

In this Masterclass, Ian Robertson will explain the development of global shared service centres (SSCs) as an innovative organisational form and how SSCs can be a driver for change in business support services.

Issued on 20 January 2015

Almost four in ten families with children are struggling to make ends meet

Almost four in ten families with children are struggling to make ends meet

Families with children are now at greater risk than any other group of having an inadequate income new research by Loughborough University for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows.

Issued on 19 January 2015