3 Jun 2020

International Journal of Forecasting publication

Delighted for School of Business colleagues, Dr Dooruj Rambaccussing and Dr Andrzej Kwiatkowski  for securing publication of their work for the special issue “Text-based data and forecasting” in the International Journal of Forecasting. While most newspapers performed well when forecasting for long range, some newspapers (The Daily Telegraph, The Financial Times, and The Times) emerged as superforecasters across all horizons.  They found no evidence supporting improved forecasts for short-term forecasts for inflation over and above those predicted by the Bank of England.  When th...

29 May 2020

Positive interviews from lock-down

Over the last few weeks, the School of Business has embarked on producing a series of interviews, from our home locations.  The aim has been to reach out and share stories with our studemts, staff, Alumni and external friends and colleagues of the School, whilst we all go through these challenging times.  As part of this series, we have been delighted to so far speak with our Principal, David Maguire, our VP for International, Wendy Alexander and the Leader of Dundee City Council, John Alexander. All three posting a positive picture of Dundee, the University and what life is like in the city for ...

19 Mar 2020

Marketing Society Apprentice Day

Students from across Scotland took part in an Apprentice Day at Edrington-Beam Suntory UK, organised by the The Marketing Society. Delighted to see some of our own students enjoying the opportunity. Last year a group of pro-active students from the School of Business launched the very first student marketing society. They have been exceptional in what they have achieved and have setup a fantastic society which will grow into the future. They have connected with a wide variety of businesses, including the Marketing Society of Scotland.  Well done to all involved and we look forward to the Soc...

3 Mar 2020

Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)

We have recently signed up to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), joining over 700 leading business and management schools from more than 90 countries dedicated to advancing these core values while working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow. PRME has bec...