School of Business and Economics


Alberto Franco

Professor Alberto Franco

Professor Franco's research with Professor Montibeller on developing a framework for the prioritisation of bio-security threats for DEFRA has been hugely impactful.

Research Impact

The School of Business and Economics is committed to research that has a positive impact on the world outside academia.

The impact of academic research in business and management can be seen in many different arenas. These include all aspects of operations and strategy in businesses and in the public and third sectors; policies of governments and other institutions; professional standards and codes of practice; people’s health and well-being, and many others.

Academics in the School conduct research in a very wide range of topics in business, management, finance and economics. To discover more about our main areas of research, please see the School’s Research homepage.