Black History Month 2022 – Take Action and Change Your Future

As part of the University of Nottingham’s Black History Month programme, Professor Judy Muthuri and the team at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) welcomed 50 local black school children from Y3-Y13 for a visit to Jubilee Campus on Wednesday 20 October. This half-day event was part of the widening participation agenda of the Business School, …

World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day Today, 8 June, is the United Nations World Oceans Day 2022 where we have the chance to reflect on the major role the oceans have in our everyday lives. It is also an opportunity to consider the impact we have on the ocean, and to mobilise and unite the global population for …

Bee-wildering – The fate of bumblebees in our global production and consumption systems

Today (20 May 2022) is world bee day and in this blog, Dr Anne Touboulic, Associate Professor in Operations Management at Nottingham University Business School explores the role of this undervalued species. Bumblebees are a symbol in many ways. A symbol of the interconnectedness of humanity and ecological systems and one of how such interdependence …

REF: Partnerships translate research into change – Professor Ken Starkey

Universities have a dual purpose – the creation of knowledge through research and the dissemination of that knowledge through publication and education. Leading Russell Group universities pride themselves on their world-class research and its role as the basis for our research-led teaching. Our research is judged on quality as world-leading, its international excellence and, increasingly, …

Informing policy development to promote well-being and sustainable work – Ensuring readiness for the future of work

Dr Aditya Jain, Associate Professor and Head of Department, OB/HRM Dr Simona Spedale, Associate Professor and OB/HRM Department Research Director Organising for health, safety and well-being is one of the strategic priorities of the Work, Employment and Organisation (WEORG) research community hosted by the Organisational Behaviour and HRM Department at Nottingham University Business School. We …

Entrepreneurial Creativity – MSc Blogs

Today is World Creativity and Innovation Day! To celebrate, we’re showcasing some work from the university’s home of innovation and entrepreneurship, the Haydn Green Institute (HGI) at Nottingham University Business School. One of the most popular modules on HGI’s MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management is Entrepreneurial Creativity, run by Dr Christopher Carter. The module is …

Helping the NHS get better and safer, faster

To mark World Health Day, we’re shining a light on how Nottingham University Business School researchers from the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL) are working with doctors and nurses from across the National Health Service (NHS) to improve treatments for patients. The NHS is one of the best health care systems in …

Race and employment during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond

By Dr Luis Torres and Professor Tracey Warren 21 March is the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Why 21 March? It marks the day in 1960 when the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people who were at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid pass laws. Five …

Help to Grow: Show your business some love on Valentine’s Day

Business leaders should show staff they are valued this Valentine’s Day to boost business performance, is the advice from management experts.   A healthy, happy and valued workforce is key to supercharging your business growth, explains Vincent Traynor, who specialises in leadership and engagement and helped develop the government’s new Help to Grow: Management business course, …

Five reasons why 2022 will be the year when we really do get back to normal

For ‘Blue Monday’ 2022, Professor David Paton finds reasons to be cheerful about data on the progress of the Covid-19 pandemic and sees signs of confidence for individuals and businesses. It’s been a tough couple of years with much of our lives having been turned upside down due to Covid-19 itself but also the subsequent …