9 Jan 2018

Re-thinking undergraduate economics teaching

Dr Omar Feraboli and Dr Carlo Morelli from the School of Business released a new book at the end of 2017, titled “Post-Crash Economics - Plurality and Heterodox Ideas in Teaching and Research”. The book demonstrates the continuing relevance of economics for understanding the world, through a restatement of the importance of plurality and heterodox ideas for teaching and research. A conference, organised by Dr Morelli and Dr Feraboli held in the spring of 2016 at the University of Dundee, School of Business, examined the teaching of economics in the 21st Century. It invited academic staff and st...

Re-thinking undergraduate economics teaching

21 Dec 2017

Vice-Principal Wendy Alexander to be part of Government Advisory Team

The University of Dundee’s Vice-Principal for International will join the recently created Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board, which was setup by the Scottish Government in November of this year. Wendy will join a number of experienced business professionals from both the public and private sectors in Scotland to maximise the impact of the collective investment that Scotland makes in enterprise and skills development, and to create the conditions that are conducive to delivering inclusive and sustainable growth. The aims of the Strategic Board are as follows: improve the overall performance of th...

Vice-Principal Wendy Alexander to be part of Government Advisory Team

29 Nov 2017

Supporting new business ideas

The School of Business is delighted to be sponsoring an award at the upcoming Venture Competition.  A total of £25,000 is on offer to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent alumni as the University of Dundee launches the Venture Competition 2018. The competition is now open for applications, with seven specific categories for:   Undergraduate Student Award, Early Stage Idea (£2,500 prize fund, sponsored by Business Gateway and the University of Dundee, Centre of Entrepreneurship)   Business School Student Award, for any Business School ...

Supporting new business ideas

17 Nov 2017

Winter graduation prize-winners

Our winter graduation ceremony of 2017 was a chance for our postgraduate students and their families to celebrate their hard work and excellent achievements.  As part of the day, we also celebrated the extra achievements of our students at the School of Business prize-giving.  This year we welcomed colleagues from industry who came along to share in the success of our students and to hand-out a number of the prizes that were so generoulsy sponsored by their organisations. A big thank you to: - MMG Archbold Chartered Accountants - EQ Chartered Accountants  - Henderson Loggie Chartered Account...

Winter graduation prize-winners

26 Sep 2017

Busy September for Prof. Martin

Earlier this month, Prof. Graeme Martin from the School of Business, presented at a recent event organised by KPMG and The Employment Engagement Forum. The event was to mark the launch of a new book, "Unlocking the Puzzles of Peak Engagement and Performance (PEP®) by Elmira Bakhshalian and Dr Martin Reddington. It provides an examination of the puzzles that characterise the pursuit of Peak Engagement and Performance in the workplace to help answer this question. The event was attended by HR Professionals from across the UK with Graeme being invited along as an expert in the field to present his ideas a...

Busy September for Prof. Martin