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

26 May 2017

Students win ‘most innovative’ prize for charity colouring book

A team of Business School students who raised more than £5,000, with an adult colouring book of iconic Edinburgh locations, have been named ‘most innovative’ by charity, Children 1st.

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📅16 May 2017

Insight | Why Alan Turing’s family charity is putting computers in African schools

James Turing, Edinburgh PhD and great nephew of celebrated mathematician, Alan Turing, reflects on his work to bring computers to communities in sub-saharan Africa.


📅11 May 2017

Eminent Chinese Economist appointed Honorary Professor

Renowned Chinese Economist, Professor LI Yining, has been awarded an Honorary Professorship by University of Edinburgh Business School.


📅09 May 2017

Startups confident despite political uncertainty

The first ‘Scottish Startup Survey’ points to a positive outlook, but finance is still the greatest concern for entrepreneurs.


📅20 April 2017

Insight | Our tax system is broken and it’s costing us billions

Professor Francis Greene argues a fundamental rethink of tax is needed to reflect the modern nature of work.


📅05 April 2017

MSc students get hands-on with Dixons Carphone digital challenge

Students have been competing to develop new digital marketing and customer experience ideas, as part of a School tie-up with the electrical and telecommunications retailer.


📅27 March 2017

Facebook followers won’t share it if it isn’t ‘PG’

Dr Ben Marder’s latest research suggests it’s not a brand’s social audience they have to please, it’s their followers’ parents.


📅21 March 2017

Insight | Practical history lessons for financial markets

In our drive to distill finance into the assumed pure spirit of numbers, Russell Napier argues we’ve overlooked what history can teach investors today.


📅20 March 2017

Insight | Personal Finance still a mystery to young Scots

Professor Tina Harrison argues a joined-up approach is needed to improve young people’s financial capabilities.


📅16 March 2017

Video | Startup Festival 2017 unmissable moments

In 11 hours and 17 events we brought students and entrepreneurs together to celebrate Edinburgh as a great city to start up. Watch the video now.


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