Posts Tagged ‘research’

New research proves the ‘migrant work ethic’ exists, in the short term

The received wisdom that migrant workers have a stronger ‘work ethic’ than UK-born workers is proven for the first time, in a new study of Central and East European migrants, from the University of Bath’s School of Management.

Podcast: From Micelles to Materials

Karen Edler's research looks at ways to make materials that make themselves

“Last African dinosaur” discovered in Moroccan mine

One of the last dinosaurs living in Africa before their extinction 66 million years ago has been discovered in a phosphate mine in northern Morocco. A study of the fossil, led by the Milner Centre for Evolution, suggests that following the breakup of the supercontinent Gondwana in the middle of the Cretaceous period, a distinct dinosaur fauna evolved in Africa.

'Last African dinosaur' found in Morocco

66 million-year-old dinosaur fossil discovered in phosphate mine in northern Morocco

Promiscuity slows down evolution

Promiscuity mixes up the gene pool and dilutes genetic differences between populations

Promiscuity slows down evolution of new species

Promiscuity mixes up the gene pool and dilutes genetic differences between populations, slowing down the evolution of new species, says new research by an international team led by the University’s Milner Centre for Evolution.

South West business leaders identify top barriers to growth

Business leaders from the South’s West foremost companies have said that investment in research and innovation, the upgrading of infrastructure and the development of skills and talent pose some of the biggest barriers in securing economic growth for the region.

South West business leaders identify top barriers to growth

Business leaders from the South’s West foremost companies have said that investment in research and innovation, the upgrading of infrastructure and the development of skills and talent pose some of the biggest barriers in securing economic growth for the region.

Symptoms of ADHD can be beneficial

Hyperactivity and impulsiveness can be an advantage when it comes to entrepreneurship

People with ADHD can turn symptoms to their advantage as entrepreneurs

Hyperactivity and impulsiveness are symptoms that pose daily challenges to people living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but new research shows that they can be beneficial when it comes to entrepreneurship.

Dawkins’ fabled cooperative gene discovered in microbes

Geneticists from the Universities of Manchester and Bath are celebrating the discovery of the elusive ‘greenbeard gene’ that helps explain why organisms are more likely to cooperate with some individuals than others.

Dawkins’ fabled cooperative gene discovered in microbes

Geneticists from the Universities of Manchester and Bath are celebrating the discovery of the elusive ‘greenbeard gene’ that helps explain why organisms are more likely to cooperate with some individuals than others.

Pessimism may sustain gender pay gap

Women have lower expectations of their pay prospects while men overestimate theirs

Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap

Efforts to end the gender pay gap could be thwarted by the tendency for women to be pessimistic about their earning potential, shows new research from the University's School of Management.

Responsible Research Assessment and Management

Americas are melting pot of stomach bugs

New strains of a stomach bacterium replaced local ones after arrival of Europeans & African slaves

Europeans brought new strains of ulcer-causing bacterium to pre-Columbian Americas

An international team of researchers, including Daniel Falush (Milner Centre for Evolution), has found that foreign strains of a harmful stomach bacterium intermingled with and replaced local strains after the arrival of Europeans and African slaves across the Americas.

Professor Avi Shankar in new series of BBC1 consumer spending show

Avi Shankar, Professor of Consumer Research in our School of Management, joins Alex Jones and Steph McGovern for a brand new series of BBC One’s Shop Well For Less.

Take part in the Imaging semester

Imaging is a vibrant and rapidly growing area of research with many diverse applications

New small-scale public engagement projects launched

Our recent annual seed fund call has already funded 11 small-scale public engagement projects across the University - apply now for up to £500 to deliver your own project