17 Sep 2018

Centre for Qualitative Research in Finance - Inaugural Conference - Call for papers

4TH JUNE 2019 Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK    Guest Speaker: Professor Jill Atkins, University of Sheffield   1ST CALL FOR PAPERS   The Centre for Qualitative Research in Finance (CQRF) is hosting its inaugural conference on 4th June 2019 here at the University of Dundee.   Papers are invited from across the financial management, financial markets and corporate governance fields, as well as explorations of methodological issues in the area.   Accepted papers will be eligible for submission to a special issue of Qualitative Research in Financ...

26 Sep 2018

Specialist business skills for success

A number of our postgraduate students have completed our new "Specialist business skills for success" project for the first time. This is a new initiative that we launched this year to run at the start of term.  It is designed to further build student confidence, through team work, business consultancy, business pitching and interaction with a wide range of organisations. We were delighed to receive support from a range of businesses who presented to students and provided a number of business challenges for them to address. Students completed the week pitching their business solutions to a panel of ju...

1 Nov 2018

Skills and Employability Summit

Universities Scotland recently held a Skills & Employability Summit at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.  Our very own student, Liam Elphick, was delighted to represent the University of Dundee and the School of Business.  Liam said it was a great honour to be involved and hear the various discussions about the future skills required for Scotland's workforce. ...

23 Nov 2018

Inspiring a new generation of business leaders

One of Scotland’s top retail figures is aiming to inspire a new generation of business leaders after being appointed an Honorary Professor for the University of Dundee. Stanley Morrice is Chairman of Peterhead-based firm Strachans Limited, the UK’s leading offshore industry food and drink supplier, which employs 140 staff and has an annual turnover of £70million. Now Fraserburgh-born Mr Morrice, 55, is looking forward to passing on his 30-plus years of experience at the forefront of Scotland’s retail and wholesale sectors to students at the university’s School of Business. He ...