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Oxford Brookes Business School: Research News

    • 07Oct
      Gender Issues in Business Schools (GIBS) Network - Workshop

      Gender Issues in Business Schools (GIBS) Network - Workshop

      Delegates from across the UK and Ireland, and as far afield as India, met at Oxford Brookes in early September for the second Gender Issues in Business Schools (GIBS) Network event. Run this year by the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice in the Business School, this followed up on the highly successful inauguration of the Network at Newcastle University in 2018. The network was established to allow PhD students and early career researchers a space to present and discuss their work, though welcomes academics at every level.

    • 27Sep
      Most Innovative Paper Award

      Most Innovative Paper Award

      Many congratulations to Jeff Waistell for his 'Most Innovative Paper Award', which he received at the Academy of Management in Boston. The prize was given for his paper 'The salience of silence: the silence of salience' in the Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion (see https://lnkd.in/e_-DNXD). We're really proud to see that Jeff's research is internationally recognised as innovative

    • 26Sep
      Good Money after Bad?

      Good Money after Bad?

      Dr Lawrence Haar, Senior Lecturer in Finance and Petroleum Market expert has recently appeared in Regulation, the journal of the CATO Institute in Washing, D.C. on the very timely topic of energy security.

    • 04Sep
      2019 EDAMBA Annual Meeting & General Assembly

      2019 EDAMBA Annual Meeting & General Assembly

      The 2019 annual EDAMBA conference was be hosted at Oxford Brookes Business School between 1 - 3 September 2019.

    • 24Jul
      Illegal and Unsustainable Fishing in Indonesia

      Illegal and Unsustainable Fishing in Indonesia

      Professor Juliette Koning presented the research outcomes on stakeholder cooperation between law enforcement organisations and fishing communities in addressing Illegal and Unsustainable Fishing in Indonesia.

    • 09Jul
      Embodied Research Methods - A New Book by Thanem and Knights

      Embodied Research Methods - A New Book by Thanem and Knights

      The book Embodied Research Methods was published by Sage Publications on April 27th, and on May 9th the authors Torkild Thanem (Stockholm University) and David Knights (Lancaster and Oxford Brookes Universities) organized a book launch party in Stockholm.

    • 27Jun
      Healthcare in China, a medical humanities perspective

      Healthcare in China, a medical humanities perspective

      On Friday 14th June 2019, the Oxford Brookes Centre for Business, Society, and Global Challenges, in collaboration with Peking University HSBC Business School, hosted a research workshop: Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective.

    • 03Jun
      Global Refugee Crisis and the Service Industries

      Global Refugee Crisis and the Service Industries

      In the past few years headlines all over the world report on ‘refugee crises’ that are related to wars (ongoing war in Syria), ethnic cleansing (Rohingya persecutions in Myanmar) or violence as a result of economic and political instability.

    • 17May
      Researching ‘invisible people’ in modern slavery

      Researching ‘invisible people’ in modern slavery

      In 2018, the number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery reported to the authorities in the UK had risen to 7000, an 80% increase in two years (NCA 2019). This increase maybe due to enhanced efforts to raise awareness about modern slavery and encourage individuals to report suspicious cases to the Modern Slavery Helpline.

    • 25Apr
      Roundtable on The role of businesses in safeguarding the rights of refugees: Current knowledge, and future research for solutions

      Roundtable on The role of businesses in safeguarding the rights of refugees: Current knowledge, and future research for solutions

      The question of the role and responsibility of businesses to integrate, support and protect refugees in their host countries in times of and post crisis is emerging as a significant issue at the intersection between the fields of Business and Human Rights (BHR), and Business and Development. In recent years, in the context of the ‘European refugee crisis’, humanitarian responses to forced migration have shifted towards development approaches.