Seminars in the School of Business

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Economic seminar series

The goal of this seminar series is to promote high-quality research in Economics that is relevant to current events and policy debates. The seminars will bring together those working on a wide range of important topics to create a dialogue between academics, policymakers, practitioners, and the wider public.

The economic seminar series is run by Dr Daniel Borbely.

Title Guest Speaker Date and time Venue
Strategic Voting and Incumbency Advantage Dr Jan Klingelhoefer, Nottingham Trent University Wednesday 1 February, 15:00 Accountancy lecture theatre, or join the meeting on Microsoft Teams
TBD Dr Xiaobing Wang, The University of Manchester Wednesday 15 February, 15:00 Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams
The Nonlinear Effects of Banks' Vulnerability to Capital Depletion in Euro Area Countries Dr Sharada Davidson, Strathclyde University Wednesday 8 March, 15:00 Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams

Research seminar series

The purpose of the Research seminars is to

  1. foster cross-discipline relationships within the School of Business research community
  2. provide a platform for guest seminars with national and international external speakers
  3. enhance the experience of research students

This semester Stavros is organising the sessions for staff and PhD students. The sessions are as follows:

Title Guest Speaker Date and time Venue
Past futurology and entrepreneurial failure: the Bennie railplane Prof. Niall Mackenzie, University of Glasgow Wednesday 8 February, 16:00 Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams
Takaful industry in Malaysia – Prudential BSN Takaful (PruBSN)’s experience Yusaini Yusof, Head of Shariah at Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad, Malaysia Wednesday 1 March, 16:00 Scrymgeour building 2.08 or join the meeting on Microsoft Teams
Financial markets, innovation and carbon emissions Prof. Yun Ji, Wenzhou University, China June, TBA TBA

Impact seminar series

The goal of this seminar series is to explore impact and how research and teaching can create impact outside academia. In other words, we are looking for “An effect on, change or benefit to the economy, society, culture, public policy or services, health, the environment or quality of life, beyond academia” (The Higher Education Funding Council for England).

This semester Professors Norin Arshed and Graeme Martin will be delivering hands on sessions for staff. The sessions are as follows:

Date and time Teams link
Wednesday 25 January, 13:00 - 14:00 Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams
Wednesday 22 February, 13:00 - 14:00 Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams
Wednesday 29 March, 14:00 - 15:00 Join the meeting on Microsoft Teams

PRME research seminar series

The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) seminars will now be running as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Forum which evolve around the 17 SDGs. The University-wide and School based forum has the following objectives:

  • to support early career researchers to realize their potential by providing opportunities to widen their networks across disciplines
  • to facilitate greater engagement with the topic of sustainability and SDGs
  • to develop interdisciplinary collaboration to create opportunities for early career researchers
  • to strengthen our commitment to Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)

The forum will be led by Rasha Abdelbadie and Jihye Kim.