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Dr Travers and Dr Roberts TedX videos now online

Dr Cheryl Travers and Dr David Roberts were invited by TedXLoughboroughUniversity to give talks on their research, both of which are now available to watch online.

16 December 2016



CSM student secures the Santander Mobility Award for a second time

Higor Leite, PhD Representative for the Centre for Service Management, has been awarded the Santander Mobility Award for the second time in support of his work into developing the early career researcher.

14 December 2016



New research shows higher education is failing women seeking senior roles

Research conducted by staff in the SBE and the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has revealed that higher education is failing women in their path to senior roles.

13 December 2016



SBE Undergraduates make it through to the semi-final of the Universities Business Challenge

A team of SBE first year students have made it to the semi-final of the Universities Business Challenge beating out finalists and MBA students.

12 December 2016



Local schoolchildren join the Nottingham Panthers on the ice in new schools programme

A group of Nottingham school children from the Blue Bell Hill Trust were invited to skate on the ice with the Nottingham Panthers ice hockey team.

8 December 2016



SBE Lecturer has paper published in Oxford Development Studies Journal

Silvia Masiero, Lecturer in International Development, looks into digital governance and India's Public Distribution System in recently published paper.

5 December 2016



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Loughborough’s Earn to Learn scheme could keep more jobs UK based

The SBE's Ian Herbert has developed a new scheme called Earn to Learn which is designed to help both students and companies by building shared service centres near UK university campuses and employing students as part-time workers.

30 November 2016



CGSS host delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce

The Centre for Global Sourcing and Services recently hosted the Chinese Ministry of Commerce to discuss the China-UK trade relationships with a particular interest in the service industry.

14 November 2016



SBE academics use EMOTIVE computer program to predict outcome of the US presidential campaign

Using their EMOTIVE computer program, SBE academics are capturing how the world really ‘feels’ about the US presidential election.

4 November 2016



Accounting and Finance at Loughborough places 5th in the Complete University Guide

Accounting and Finance at Loughborough University has been in the Top 10 rankings of the Complete University Guide since it began running.

2 November 2016



SBE project shortlisted as a finalist for a 3rd Sector Care Award

‘SMaRT Messenger’ system has been chosen as a finalist in the 3rd Sector Care Awards for its innovative and important research.

2 November 2016



Universities Minister officially opens new multi million pound learning hub at Loughborough University

University Minister, Jo Johnson MP, officially opened a major new learning and teaching facility last week at Loughborough University.

31 October 2016



Loughborough University signs new three year partnership with Santander

Loughborough University and Santander Universities UK confirm new agreement worth £435,000 to support a further three year partnership.

20 October 2016



SBE Masters student signs with Loughborough Lightning for third year running

Ugandan goal shooter Peace Proscovia has re-signed with the franchise for the upcoming two seasons.

17 October 2016



Loughborough University rises to 6th place in Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’

Times Higher Education confirms Loughborough’s status as a top ten university as we climb six places to 6th in this year’s ‘Table of Table’s’.

14 October 2016



Mark Hepworth awarded Honourary Fellowship by CILIP

Mark Hepworth has been awarded an honorary fellowship from CILIP for his outstanding contribution to the profession as an inspirational teacher and researcher in the field of information literacy.

6 October 2016



Prestigious BAFA conference held at Loughborough

The 2016 British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Northern Meeting took place recently at Loughborough University, organised by Dr Andrew Vivian in the SBE.

30 September 2016



Graduate seeks help rebuilding university library in Malawi

Felix Majawa a graduate University Librarian in 2015 at Mzuzu University in Malawi which was tragically destroyed by fire later that year

30 September 2016



Staff member Tracey Preston awarded 'Highly Commended Contribution to Postgraduate Life' Award

Tracey Preston, Research Administration Officer at the SBE, has been awarded the Highly Commended Contribution to PG Life Award for her continued support of postgraduate students.

27 September 2016



Work Psychology MSc gets re-accredited by the British Psychological Society

The Msc in Work Psychology degree programme has again been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), further cementing the value and relevance of this specialist Masters.

20 September 2016



Operational Research Society will hold its 2017 annual conference at Loughborough

The Operational Research Society has confirmed that it is to hold its 2017 annual conference at the University, further cementing the SBE's expertise in the area.

15 September 2016



Book of Remembrance opened for graduate Daniel Wilkinson

Book of Remembrance opened for graduate Daniel Wilkinson who sadly passed away at the age of 24.

13 September 2016



PSB Academy graduation in Singapore celebrates extraordinary achievers

The 2015 and 2016 class of graduates from our Business Studies programmes delivered via the PSB Academy, Singapore, graduated on the 9th of September in a very special ceremony held at Chijmes Hall in Singapore.

9 September 2016



SBE leads the way with crowdfunding for research

Impact@SBE hosts workshop to discuss how crowdfunding can complement traditional methods of attaining research funding.

1 September 2016



SBE rated exceptionally well in 2016 National Student Survey

The 2016 NSS Results show great rankings across the board for SBE courses.

1 September 2016



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Loughborough University to be a key partner in new ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Loughborough University is to be a key partner in a newly established ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership in the Midlands.

24 August 2016



Loughborough University enjoys huge success at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Loughborough has enjoyed its most successful Olympic Games for a number of decades, winning 12 medals, five of which were gold (with one of those five being won by Accounting and Financial Management graduate Laura Unsworth in women's hockey).

23 August 2016



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SBE graduate Laura Unsworth wins gold with Team GB women's hockey

Graduate Laura Unsworth along with the rest of her Team GB teammates have won Britain's first Olympic gold in women's hockey!

18 August 2016



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Loughborough graduates targeted by leading banks

Loughborough University graduates are being targeted by leading banks a new study has revealed.

17 August 2016



Obituary for Professor Jack Meadows

Jack Meadows, one of the world's most influential information scientists, has sadly passed away.

12 August 2016



SBE staff member selected to run for Team GB in Rio

SBE staff member Laura Whittle has earned her place on Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

26 July 2016



New skills training for service organisations

A new, unique framework has been designed to help organisations and individuals within the service sector to effectively create and manage operating models.

20 July 2016



SBE graduate Lara Butler to complete at the Rio Olympics

A recent SBE grad has been chosen to represent the Cayman Islands at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

20 July 2016



SBE student called up for Rio

Accounting and Financial Management student, Ian Sloan has been given a spot on the Team GB Hockey Team and will be making his Olympic Debut in Rio this summer.

8 July 2016



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New issue of the School magazine now out

The spring/summer issue of the School's bi-annual magazine, Inspire, is now out, with articles on Brexit, people analytics in HR, coopetition, our pensions future and much more.

7 July 2016



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John Arnold and Stanimira Taneva's research 'Thriving at 55+' published in Harvard Business Review

Professor John Arnold and Dr Stanimira Taneva's joint research project, 'Thriving at 55+', has just been published in Harvard Business Review online and Harvard Business Digest.

28 June 2016



SBE graduate launches Kickstarter campaign for virtual strategy game Victus: Rewrite History

Todor Todorov, a recent BSc International Business graduate, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for his history-based online strategy game.

15 June 2016



SBE Silence Speaks Day raising money for Motor Neurone Disease

SBE is hosting a ‘silence speaks’ day on the 16th June, raising money for the Motor Neuron Disease Association. There will be a range of events including a cake sale and an e-silence.

10 June 2016



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New major research project to look at inclusive finance in Africa

Professor Green and Dr Ahmad of the SBE are helping lead on a new ESRC-funded, multi-institutional research study into inclusive finance in Africa.

8 June 2016



Robert Hamilton invited to present at the NAQAAE International Conference

SBE’s Dr Robert Hamilton was invited to present a paper on programme accreditation at the Egyptian National Authority of Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE) Third International Conference in Cairo.

8 June 2016



‘Inspiring Minds’ event for students and teachers interested in business and enterprise

SBE is hosting a Sixth-form taster day and Teachers conference providing insights on studying business and the opportunity to network with Loughborough Grads turned entrepreneurs.

25 May 2016



Article by Professor Gruber tops University downloads list

Two articles written by SBE academics have made it into the Top 5 most downloaded item's list from the Loughborough University repository.

24 May 2016



EU-funded water management research workshop attracts global audience

SBE hosted an event introducing the Integrated Support System for Efficient Water Usage and Resources Management (ISS-EWATUS) Research Project. The half-day open event included presentations on the initial findings and attracted a global audience.

23 May 2016



Ilan Oshri makes NOA's Outsourcing A-List

The National Outsourcing Association has nominated Ilan Oshri to be in its Top 50 Outsourcing A-List based on votes by its 18,000 members.

20 May 2016



Nottingham Panthers extend partnership with the SBE

The GMB Nottingham Panthers hockey team have extended their contract with the University to allow players interested in management careers to gain degrees at the School whilst playing professionally.

19 May 2016



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Bankers working with Loughborough University

Academics and bankers are coming together for a unique and innovative conference at Loughborough to discuss ways in which to solve the problems of UK banking eight years after the financial crisis.

19 May 2016



Upcoming MBA Web Chats

Please join us to ask our staff and current students any questions you might have in regards to studying for an MBA at Loughborough University. Click below for more information.

13 May 2016



SBE student signs for Championship side Jersey Rugby Club

George Eastwell, Management Sciences student and Loughborough Students RFC player, has signed a professional contract with championship side Jersey Rugby Club next season.

3 May 2016



Research on improving responses to to biosecurity threats highlighted in International Innovation

Research led by Professors Franco and Montibeller in the SBE on helping organisations better manage health risks such as emerging diseases and other biosecurity threats.

28 April 2016



Professor Galliers' research highlighted in the LSE Business Review

Robert Galliers, a Professor of Information Systems in the SBE, has new collaborative research on the marginalisation of workers, published in MIS Quarterly, highlighted recently in the LSE Business Review.

27 April 2016



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Dr Yang to give talk at the Innovative Emergency Services Forum

Dr Lili Yang, head of the Innovative Emergency Services Forum, will give a talk today at the Innovative Emergency Services Forum being held in Manchester on the issue of emergency services in the era of Big Data.

21 April 2016



Rising entrepreneurial talent celebrated at prestigious awards ceremony

Loughborough University recognises emerging entrepreneurial talent in the finals of the Leicestershire County and East Midlands, Young Enterprise Company of the Year Competition.

19 April 2016



Executive Education delegate winner of DEKRA Insight University Safety Challenge 2016

Graeme Lannigan, a delegate on the Occupational Health and Safety management programme, has won the 2016 DEKRA Insight University Safety challenge with the grand prize of an all-expenses trip to Safety in Action Conference in the US this April

30 March 2016



Loughborough University best in the UK for student experience

Loughborough has been named the best in the country in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey.

17 March 2016



2016 SBE Dean’s Awards Dinner Recap

Students, staff and alumni were recognized at the School’s annual Dean’s Awards Dinner last month.

16 March 2016



International Business student nominated to be a 'Founder of the Future'

Dom Matcham, a finalist on the BSc International Business course, was nominated by Shazam Executive Chairman and Economics graduate Andrew Fisher to be part of the Founders Forum, attending an event recently at 10 Downing Street.

15 March 2016



Loughborough shortlisted for record number of Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough has been shortlisted for a record nine out of ten 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

14 March 2016



Leicester Riders team celebrate their BBL Trophy win

SBE students part of Leicester Riders winning weekend

Masters students and Leicester Riders basketball team players Tyler Bernardini and Anthony Rowe help team win the BBL Trophy for the first time.

3 March 2016



Best Training Initiative award won for bespoke executive education programme

The Executive Education team at the SBE in partnership with the Building Societies Association have picked up the Best Training Initiative award at the 2016 Association of Excellence Awards.

2 March 2016



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Doctoral Colloquium attracts global service management experts

The CSM Doctoral Colloquium held at the end of January was a great success, bringing international students and world-leading service management experts to campus.

25 February 2016



SBE's Executive Education Team and the BSA nominated as Finalist for industry training award

SBE Executive Education Team along with the Building Societies Association are finalists in the 'Best Training Initiative' category in the 2016 Association Excellence Awards.

19 February 2016



Student presentations praised by Boots senior managers

For the 6th year running, Retailing, Marketing and Management students presented their projects to senior managers from Boots in a bid to win the ‘Best Presentation Award’

17 February 2016



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In recognition of SBE’s e-learning champions

The SBE is proud to recognise the achievements of five of its academic members of staff who have become 'e-learning champions'.

13 January 2016



CIM conference celebrates ‘5-minute Madness’ and more

The 2nd International Data and Information Management Conference, organised and hosted by CIM, was a great success, celebrating the best of students and faculty in the area of information and knowledge management.

28 January 2016



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Professor Montibeller wins the Society for Risk Analysis best paper prize

Professor Montibeller picks up the Best Paper award from the Society for Risk Analysis for his paper on 'Cognitive and Motivational Biases in Decision and Risk Analysis'.

13 January 2016