Past news from the Adam Smith Business School
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 13:36:00 BST
Carpe Noctem, the winners of this year’s Adam Smith Business School Internal Case Competition have created a real-life ‘game changing’ idea for Motovate, the company who provided the live business case.
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:02:00 BST
A pioneering project focusing on how to use intellectual property (IP) to sustain and grow the videogame industry in Scotland has been launched by the Adam Smith Business School and the School of Computing Science.
Thu, 31 May 2018 11:09:00 BST
Adam Smith Business School awarded maximum AMBA accreditation of five years for Glasgow MBA programme.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:01:00 BST
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:44:00 BST
Over the course of one weekend, students with a passion for business can create a real startup in a new collaborative event between the Adam Smith Business School, School of Computing Science, Glasgow University Entrepreneurship Society and the Glasgow University Technical Society.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:15:00 BST
Alan McGregor, Professor of Economic Development is contributing to a major study into the key assets, processes and relationships city regions need to ensure their global competitiveness in 25 years’ time.
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:55:00 BST
During the course of one weekend, students with a passion for business can create a real startup in a collaborative event organised by the Adam Smith Business School, School of Computing Science, Glasgow University Entrepreneurship Society and the Glasgow University Tech Society. The event is open to all UofG and Glasgow School of Arts students.
Fri, 25 Oct 2019 16:31:00 BST
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:30:00 GMT
Researchers from the Business School are joining forces with the European Space Agency (ESA), the UK Space Agency and telecommunication provider O2 in a new research project to develop a proof-of-concept for the next generation technology needed for driverless cars.
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:03:00 BST
The impact of the news and media on how people make decisions is being explored in a new research project led by the Business School. Findings could change the way policy makers communicate with people, and in turn help people understand government guidance, plan and make better personal financial decisions.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 09:33:00 BST
Economic academics from Adam Smith Business School will join Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, to share their expert knowledge in a webinar on 12 June.
Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:30:00 BST
The project, led by the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, aims to increase pre-sales, donations, enable visitors offsite to experience museums’ virtually and increase their number of visitors.
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:20:00 BST
A new paper on inclusive regional policy, titled 'Aspirations failure, disadvantage traps and inclusive regional policy' by Professor Sayantan Ghosal, has been published in a special issue of the NIESR (National Institute for Economic and Social Research) Review.
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 14:42:00 GMT
Business School academics are working with industry leaders and partner universities to help boost innovation in Europe. The €4.3m project will examine how different industries, companies, and cultures manage to adapt to rapidly changing situations.
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 11:18:00 GMT
Business School students took part in a virtual business case competition set by restaurant and pub operator Mitchells & Butlers recently. The event gave students, working in teams of four, the opportunity to put into practice their academic knowledge and find solutions to a current real-life business problem.
Thu, 11 Mar 2021 15:52:00 GMT
Adam Smith Business School students have won first place in the Universities Business Challenge (UBC) for the second time in three years. This makes University of Glasgow the only university to win both the UG and PGT title.
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 15:49:00 GMT
Second year undergraduates studying Business Decision Analysis received an online lecture delivered by CEO Tony Hamilton of Celtic FC Foundation, followed by a Q and A session 'live' from Celtic Park.
Thu, 06 May 2021 10:17:00 BST
University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School has joined forces with partners including Bayer, World Economic Forum and EIT Food (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) to help accelerate progress towards European Green Deal carbon neutrality goals.
Mon, 10 May 2021 14:29:00 BST
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:05:00 BST
Conceived by a group of accounting scholars spanning three continents, Breaking Boundaries: (Counter) accounts during a pandemic – letters for future generations, is a global and multilingual collection of essays, poems, artwork, music, and video. It offers a lasting record of collective and individual experiences of what accounting was like during the exceptional period of the COVID-19 lockdown and its aftermath.
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 10:43:00 BST
PhD student Felix Honecker contributed to Scotland’s national expert group on digital ethics recently. As part of the advisory network Felix summarised current trends and developments in the FinTech sector, highlighting FinTech’s potential for social good and also pointing out ethical challenges that require consideration going forward.
Tue, 05 Oct 2021 10:45:00 BST
Professor Sayantan Ghosal of the Adam Smith Business School been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Professor Ghosal is one of 75 leading figures announced as new Fellows by the Academy in recognition of their exceptional contributions to the field of social science.
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 19:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is delivering two new programmes with Radboud University. Economic Development & Social Change and International Business in the Developing World are two dual degree programmes that are part of a strategic partnership under the Glasgow-Radboud Collaboration Fund.
Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:19:00 BST
The EU lags behind both the US and China in its number of high growth entrepreneurial firms (HGFs). These firms play a critical role in economic development as sources of innovation, investment and employment.
Tue, 02 Nov 2021 10:01:00 GMT
High levels of anxiety and depression among medical doctors have been recorded in a new cross-country study that finds Italian doctors most likely to have experienced mental health symptoms during the pandemic.
Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:00:00 GMT
A marked statistical link between the proportion of people who voted Remain in the 2016 Brexit referendum, and lower COVID-19 death and infection rates in England, has been uncovered by new research from Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School.
Research identifies key reasons for Scotland's below average productivity and how it could be improved
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 13:19:00 GMT
A digital technology skills gap, low rate of business start-ups and adoption of technologies, and low proportion of businesses that export are some of the key factors contributing to Scotland’s slowdown in productivity. Innovation stemming from new products and services, and digital adoption is another area where Scotland lags behind.
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 09:30:00 GMT
Professor John Finch, Head of Adam Smith Business School, delivered a keynote speech at the International Green Fintech Seminar: Towards a Carbon Neutral Goal in Beijing. His presentation was on The UK Experience: Green Fintech Development, Industry Application and Innovation.
Mon, 07 Feb 2022 09:39:00 GMT
Wed, 09 Feb 2022 13:07:00 GMT
The UK Business Awards industry should recognise the entrepreneur ‘bootstrapper’ says Professor Colin Mason of Glasgow University who has studied the financing of small and medium-sized firms for over 30 years. A prize for the owner-manager with the creativity to scale their business without raising equity finance is long overdue.
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 07:59:00 GMT
The spirit of adventure is the focus of an engagement campaign informed by academics at the Adam Smith Business School. Wanlockhead Museum employees are being trained in how to create virtual reality tours and build an online brand.
Tue, 29 Mar 2022 10:59:00 BST
The covid pandemic in early 2020 raised concerns that it would result in a collapse in business angel investing causing the loss of an entire generation of early-stage companies. However, evidence gathered from a range of countries – including Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the USA – shows angel investing has been resilient
Thu, 28 Apr 2022 15:30:00 BST
As part of the celebrations to mark 125 years of Zhejiang University, Head of Adam Smith Business School, Professor John Finch, spoke at the launch of Zhejiang University International Business School’s (ZIBS) virtual ‘Metaverse campus’.
Fri, 06 May 2022 16:28:00 BST
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded researchers from The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, The Open University (OU), Manchester Metropolitan University, and the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh more than £141,000 to expand their world-first study of witnesses’ experience of giving evidence during health and social care workers’ professional conduct hearings.
Thu, 19 May 2022 10:45:00 BST
Currently, 1.6m workers in the UK are not receiving a living wage. Research by academics at University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School and University of Edinburgh Business School has revealed that when employees pay a living wage it improves a worker’s physical and mental health and brings benefits to their employing organisation, their family and society, as well as being an important means of resilience to them all, especially post–pandemic.
Thu, 14 Jul 2022 14:35:00 BST
Adam Smith Business School has signed two new joint programme agreements with partners at Universiti Malaya in Malaysia and Yonsei University in the Republic of Korea. Led by Dr Ramona Blanes, the agreement with Universiti Malaya is the latest addition to the Euro-Asian MBA-MSc Programme, joining Universiti Sains Malaysia and Institut Teknologi Bandung.
Business School’s FinTech researchers collaborate worldwide through partnership with University of Sydney Business School
Wed, 17 Aug 2022 15:17:00 BST
PhD students and academics from the Adam Smith Business School and University of Sydney Business School are working together for the first cross-institutional innovation challenge focused on financial technology.
Thu, 27 Oct 2022 07:58:00 BST
Although Scotland’s videogame industry is recognised globally for its games successes, there is concern that several challenges are holding it back. Entrepreneurship and commercialisation are lacking, and smaller businesses that make up most of the industry can find growth difficult.
Tue, 08 Nov 2022 15:09:00 GMT
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) now accredits all MSc International Strategic Marketing and MSc Marketing online degrees from University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School. In addition to graduating with a degree, students will be able to gain industry-recognised qualifications at an accelerated pace.
Fri, 17 Feb 2023 11:16:00 GMT
Leading experts at some of the world’s most prestigious universities will celebrate and discuss Adam Smith’s legacy during his tercentenary, through the University of Glasgow led Smith Around the World lecture series.
Thu, 27 Apr 2023 10:40:00 BST
Economics successfully hosted the Annual Royal Economic Society (RES) and Scottish Economic Society (SES) Conference in early April. This is the first in-person RES conference since 2019 as a collaboration with the Scottish Economic Society.