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...

19 Jan 2018

Developing the footballing leaders of the future

The SFA have enlisted Dundee University's Dr Brian Howieson to help our coaches instil the lost art of leadership back into our elite game. “Imagine a team with 11 Graeme Sounesses’. It would be quite powerful, wouldn’t it?” With this tantalising analogy Dr Brian Howieson is animatedly describing the dream end-game of his work to bring strong leadership back to Scottish football. In delivering seminars on the SFA coach education programme, the University of Dundee scholar is extending his fascination with a subject that has fuelled much of his life’s work in academia. A passio...

8 Feb 2018

Working With NHS to Improve Medical Engagement and Medical Leadership

School of Business Academics Working With NHS Consultants to Improve Medical Engagement and Medical Leadership Drawing on their earlier publications on the work experience of senior doctors in the NHS, Prof. Graeme Martin, Dr. Brian Howieson and Dr. Stacey Bushfield have produced new research and theory that is already having an impact on the policy and practice of the British Medical Association (BMA) in Scotland.  They have also extended their influence across the border by beginning to work with the Medical Directorate of Leeds and York Hospital Trust to improve medical engagement and medical leade...

16 Feb 2018

Growing expertise

The start of the year has brought a number of new faces to the School of Business. We have expanded our portfolio of degree programmes to meet the growing demand from students, and this has given us the opportunity to increase our academic team of staff, across all key areas of the School. We are delighted to welcome: Dr Keith Dinnie Keith’s main research interests lie in the domain of place branding, strategic brand management, digital marketing, and the country-of-origin effect. He is the author of Nation Branding: Concepts, Issues, Practice, 2nd edition and editor of City Branding: Theory and Cas...