2022 NEWS ARCHIVE
Where is Britain’s Best Bootstrapper in the Business Awards?
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.
AACSB reaccreditation for Business School
Mon, 07 Feb 2022 09:39:00 GMT
Adam Smith Business School has been awarded five years of AACSB reaccreditation.
Virtual reality project aims to boost Scottish tourism
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.
Business angel investing resilient to Covid in 2021
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
Professor Finch speaks at launch of virtual reality campus
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’.
Improving the experience of witnesses in health and care professional practice proceedings
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.
Launch of serious educational game aims to raise number of living wage employers
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.
New international joint programmes for 2023
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.
Video games ecosystem project aims to boost Scottish games industry
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.