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News Archive 2013

19 December 2013: MSc and MBA graduates celebrate in style


Following their formal graduation award ceremony on Tuesday 10th December 2013, Bath MBA and Master’s graduates enjoyed mulled wine and canapés with family, friends and School of Management staff in Bath’s historic Guildhall.

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16 December 2013: Zurich Community Challenge

The School of Management and Zurich, a Corporate Partner of the School, recently joined forces to give MSc students the opportunity to volunteer and make a difference to local organisations that supporting disadvantaged people by taking part in the Zurich Community Challenge.
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02 December 2013: Dr Jens Roehrich becomes CIPS Fellow

Dr Jens Roehrich, lecturer in Operations and Supply Management, has been appointed as one of the youngest CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) Fellows, at the age of just 33.
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26 November 2013: Professor Nick Kinnie talks about the importance of the personal statement when applying to business and management degrees

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25 November 2013: It's not easy being green

The Change Management Forum, held on Thursday 14th November and hosted by the School of Management, outlined the extraordinary story of the rise, fall and rise again of Bath-based sustainable energy company, 2OC.
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21 November 2013: Bath flagged as one of the top three MBA's for tackling the gender balance issue by FT

Bath has the highest number of female MBA students in the UK and the second highest globally, according to the FT’s 2013 global MBA ranking.
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31 October 2013: The crisis of innovation: Dude, where's my flying car?

On Saturday 19 October, Bath’s Professor Andrew Graves was a speaker at ‘Battle of Ideas, The crisis of innovation: Dude, where's my flying car?’.
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18 October 2013: Tracking Down the Funds: How to Pay for Your MBA

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10 October 2013: Bath MBA 2nd in UK and in top 20 Global Elite

The Economist’s Which MBA? 2013 list of the world’s best full-time MBAs has been published today and sees the University of Bath School of Management ranked 20th in the world in the prestigious global ranking. This is a rise of five places on our 2012 position.
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1 October 2013: How An MBA Can Help You Launch A Marketing Career!

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23 September 2013: No. 1 for Accounting and Finance in The Times Good University Guide 2014

The Times Good University Guide 2014 was published in The Sunday Times and sees the University Of Bath School Of Management achieving an overall position of 1st for Accounting and Finance and 1st for student satisfaction in Business Studies.
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20 September 2013: Competition Fetish in Universities and Business Schools

The School of Management is co-hosting a research symposium on ‘The Competition Fetish in Universities and Business Schools’  with the European Foundation for Management Development and Organization, the Critical Journal of Organization, Theory and Society.
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15 September 2013: Financial Times MSc in Management ranking - Bath in global elite

The Financial Times has published its annual ranking of Masters in Management programmes. The University of Bath School of Management has maintained its place amongst the top 10 UK business schools and has built on last year's position in the global ranking.  
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6 September 2013: PhD Student wins RADMA Grant

Bath PhD student,Summer Xia Meng, has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA).
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3 September 2013: “Bath have really good industry connections. They invited some managers from Intel to visit our class...”

Bath MBA student Cian Mac Suibhne on how the Bath MBA helped him secure his job at Intel.
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13 August 2013: No.1 for Student Satisfaction in Business Studies

The 2013 National Student Survey (NSS) results have been published and see the University of Bath School of Management ranked number one for Business Studies in the UK.
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Undergraduate University Open Day - 14th September 2013

The University is holding an Open Day on Saturday 14th September from 9.30am - 4pm.
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1 August 2013: 'Fun and adventures' at the 22nd Cranfield MBA Regatta

The 22nd Cranfield MBA Sailing Regatta, held on 5-7 July on the Solent, took place this year in spectacular sunshine and, once again, the University of Bath School of Management entered two crews of Bath MBA ;students and alumni. The Cranfield Regatta is the oldest event of its kind in Europe and is one of the most eagerly anticipated, competitively charged sporting occasions in the business school calendar.
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26 July 2013: Professor Eric Arnould awarded Citation of Excellence 2013

Professor of Marketing, Eric Arnould, has been awarded a prestigious Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence Award.
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19 July 2013: Bath ranks high in the world for Executive MBAs

Our Executive MBA has been ranked 11th in the world and 2nd in the UK in the Economist's Which MBA? published today.
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18 July 2013: School of Management welcomes new professor

Christos Pitelis takes up his new position as Professor of Sustainable Global Business at the School of Management on 31 July.
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11 July 2013: Bath MBA Students Compete for Top Business Idea

The annual MBA Entrepreneurship in Action Competition took place on Friday 24th May. Six teams from the full-time and executive Bath MBA presented their business ideas to a panel of judges, all hoping to win the £3,000 first prize and £1,000 second prize.
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11 July 2013: ‘MSc Student of the Year Awards’ and Graduation Ball

The annual MSc Graduation Ball took place on the evening of Thursday 6th June; the event was held in the stunning Pump Rooms of the Roman Baths.
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5 July 2013: Undergraduate Prize Giving Ceremony

The School of Management held its annual Undergraduate Prize Giving Ceremony on the Wednesday 3rd July, a few hours before the official graduation ceremony took place at historic Bath Abbey.
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5 July 2013: Students and alumni attend reception for Tsinghua Global Residency in China

Earlier this month, students and alumni took part in the second Global Residency at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University in China.
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5 July 2013: Distinguished US scholars join the Organisation Studies Group for seminar

On 24th June 2013, the Organisation Studies Group hosted a seminar with two distinguished organisational discourse scholars from the USA - Professors Linda Putnam and Gail Fairhurst.
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5 July 2013: Paul Goodwin awarded Fellow of International Institute of Forecasters

Professor Paul Goodwin has been made a Fellow of theInternational Institute of Forecasters.
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5 July 2013: MSc Marketing students provide local business with brand building advice

Our MSc in Marketing students have been helping a local business build its brand as part of their studies.
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26 June 2013: Panel tackle business world hot topics at conference

Women on boards, top brass pay packets and short-termism were just some of the hot topics discussed by a special panel of business world luminaries at a conference on corporate governance held at the university this week.
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19 June 2013: MSc students win Bryman & Bell Prize for outstanding research

School of Management students Christa Neumann (MSc in Human Resource Management and Consulting) and Mr Joseph Kibirige (MSc in Management with Marketing) have been selected as the winners of the Oxford University Press Bryman & Bell Prize 2013. 
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18 June 2013: Dr Phil Tomlinson to co-edit a new book on Industrial Policy for the UK economy

Dr Phil Tomlinson of the School of Management and the Institute for Policy Research has been invited - along with collaborators Professors Keith Cowling (Warwick) and David Bailey (Coventry) – by the leading academic publisher, Oxford University Press - to co-edit a new book on Industrial Policy for the UK economy.
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14 June 2013: Leading academics meet in Bath to discuss corporate governance

Leading academics from across the world are converging on Bath for a major conference discussing how companies hold themselves to account.
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10 June 2013: School of Management 3rd in Guardian University Guide 2014

The Guardian University Guide 2014 has been published and sees both the University and the School of Management improving on last year’s positions.
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30 May 2013: Bath MBA and MSc students celebrate at the Roman Baths

On Tuesday 30th April, members of faculty and staff joined Bath MBA and MSc students to celebrate the end of the semester at the annual Roman Baths Drinks Reception.
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9 May 2013: Dr Jens Roehrich appointed to editorial review board of Industrial Marketing Management

Dr Jens Roehrich, Lecturer in Operations and Supply Management at the School of Management, has been appointed to the editorial review board of one of the leading industrial marketing journals, Industrial Marketing Management, published by Elsevier.
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9 May 2013: Undergraduate University Open Day - 20th June 2013

The University is holding an Open Day on Thursday 20th June from 10am - 4pm.
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3 May 2013: MBA students celebrate BP Prize for Managing Operational Processes

The full-time Bath MBA cohort, faculty and staff celebrated the presentation of the BP Prize for Best Team in Managing Operational Processes on Friday 19th April.
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3 May 2013: 1st for Accounting and Finance in Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide 2014 has recently been published and sees the University of Bath School of Management taking 1st place for Accounting and Finance and achieving 2nd place for Business and Management.
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19 April 2013: Bath social enterprise business idea competition

Are you a budding entrepreneur with a big idea? Enter this competition to be in with a chance of winning £1,000.
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12 April 2013: Richard Fairchild discusses emotional corporate finance at 2013 Behavioural Finance Forum

Dr Richard Fairchild, Senior Lecturer in Corporate Finance at the School of Management recently joined a panel of leading international finance academics and practitioners at the 2013 Behavioural Finance Forum, organised by Broadcast PR Business, at the Gherkin in London on 26th March.
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4 April 2013: China Connect 2013

Bath hosts employability and networking seminars for alumni in Beijing and Shanghai.
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27 March 2013: MBA students visit Lloyd's of London

A group of Bath MBA students visited the Lloyd’s of London insurance market on 1st March, as part of the Insurance Management and Markets option on the MBA programme. The visit was organised with the help of Willis Insurance Brokers of London.
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27 March 2013: Mehdi Boussebaa appointed to editorial board of Journal of Professions and Organization

Dr Mehdi Boussebaa, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at the School of Management, has been appointed to the editorial board of a new management journal, The Journal of Professions and Organization, published by the Oxford University Press.
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30 January 2013: Dr Robert Branston talks about setting a minimum price for alcohol on BBC Radio Somerset

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28 January 2013: Bath MBA in FT’s Global Elite

The Bath MBA has taken its place once again amongst the global elite of Business Schools in the latest ranking from the Financial Times. This accolade comes shortly after Bath was ranked by The Economist’s Which MBA amongst its global top 25 schools.
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19 January 2013: Global firm supports new management prize fellow

Dr Elena Veprauskaite has joined the Centre as the Grant Thornton Research Fellow in Strategic Risk Management and will receive funding of £50,000 over the next three years from the business and financial advisory firm to support her research activities.
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17 January 2013: New report urges government to cap manufacturer's cigarette profits.

"Regulation will benefit both government and public health" says Dr Rob Branston
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