Professor Nick Rich has been appointed as the Chair of The Health Foundation's NHS Partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute of the United States of America. The group will be looking at implementing clinical innovations and lean systems in the NHS over a multi-year programme of work. The Health Foundation is a leading funder of patient quality and safety work and the appointment reflects Nick's international reputation in this field of study.
Professor Yogesh Dwivedi has been made the new Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Information Management. IJIM is a high impact factor journal rated A in ABDC and 2* in ABS and it is a very well respected journal in the business and management community and receives very high rate submissions. The official announcement from the journal can be found here.
On Tuesday 9th January 2018, 3 School of Management PhD students graduated - Dr Laurie Hughes, Dr Cherniece Plume and Dr Elvira Ismagilova. Congratulations to them for their success!
Dr Vu Tran, Dr Rui Fan and Professor Sasha Talavera have had their paper ‘Social Media Bots and Stock Markets’ accepted to be presented at the Royal Economic Society Conference 2018 at University of Sussex in March.
Professor Nigel Morgan has been appointed as a member of the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment College of Assessors.
Dr Yujie Cai (Business Department, Centre for People and Organisation), has recently been awarded the Santander Staff Mobility Fund to conduct academic/research visit to University of Tübingen, Germany (Eberhard Karls University Tübingen), within their Department of HRM and Organization for a week in the Spring semester of 2017/18.
Dr Gianni Tabacco and his co-authors Ricardo Gonçalves, Miguel Fonseca, Joana Pinho, have won a research grant of 20,000 Euros from the OECD Competition Division for a research project on experimental economics on cartels.
Dr Katrina Pritchard and Dr Cara Reed together with colleagues in the Centre for Innovative Ageing have won a research grant from the Centre for Ageing Better. The project, which will last for 6 months and also involves age researchers from the Netherlands and Sweden, will review research regarding experience of the transition to retirement.