The latest news and insights from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

18 August 2015

Podcast: Politicians should ‘promise less and deliver better’ argues Commons speaker

The Speaker of The House of Commons, Rt. Hon. John Bercow MP joins Professor Chris Carter in conversation, at The Media Series at The Fringe. Listen to the full podcast now.

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📅07 August 2015

End to ‘one size fits all’ interest rates as banks learn to pinpoint how and when borrowing goes bad

A new model, developed by Professor Jonathan Crook at the University of Edinburgh Business School, allows banks to more accurately predict when and where their customers are most likely to fall behind on payments.


📅04 August 2015

Video | Businesses are calling for triathletes

In this Financial Times interview, Professor Ian Clarke, Dean of University of Edinburgh Business School talks about the future of business education. “What are organisations looking for in their MBAs? Not specialists, but triathletes.” Watch the video to find out more.


📅21 July 2015

Media Series at the Fringe Festival returns for 2015

Back by popular demand, Media Series at The Fringe returns to the Business School this August. Join Professor Chris Carter in three spirited conversations on the future of the media, with some of the leading and most recognisable figures in UK public life.


📅08 July 2015

Video | Re-thinking the future of corporate governance: Why tension is good for innovation

In this TEDx Oxbridge talk, Business School Chair in Accounting, Professor Paolo Quattrone presents an alternative model of governance in organisations, communities and socie-ties.


📅06 July 2015

School backs new US-China carbon capture and storage partnership

University of Edinburgh Business School is placing its academic expertise at the heart of a new agreement between industry and academic partners in the US and China, to support the development of new carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technologies.


📅30 June 2015

Insight | Corporate Sustainability: It’s far more than a ‘fluffy’ business issue

Dr Kenneth Amaeshi argues businesses have a lot to gain by taking the sustainability agenda seriously. He says a lack of boardroom understanding only serves to mystify what is – in reality – a very simple issue, and can lead to missed opportunities.


📅29 June 2015

MSc in Banking and Risk gains industry accreditation

University of Edinburgh Business School’s MSc in Banking and Risk has been accredited by professional standards body, the Chartered Banker Institute.


📅25 June 2015

Award for Business School academic behind UK’s £750m annual angel investment phenomenon

The academics credited with introducing the ‘business angel’ phenomenon to the UK, and stimulating more than £750m of entrepreneurial investment each year, have been recognised with an award for their outstanding contribution to business research during the past 25 years.


📅22 June 2015

School’s Master in Finance enters top 30 in Financial Times international rankings

University of Edinburgh Business School’s MSc in Finance and Investment has been ranked 30th in the world, and 7th in the UK, in the 2015 FT Masters in Finance rankings. Up three places from 2014.


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