Brighton Business School

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Pictured of Dr Clifford Conway, Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade

Lecturer encourages Sussex business exports

Dr Clifford Conway on behalf of University of Brighton’s Business School attended the Sussex International Trade Forum (SITF) with some of his fellow committee members Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker, Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade. The role of the SITF committee is to plan and run events…

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A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime.

Paragraph 322(5): what the Home Office uses to refuse highly skilled migrants leave to remain in Britain

Jo Wilding is a PhD student, A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime. Global Justice Now/flickr, CC BY   Amid the many recent criticisms of the British Home Office have come reports that “at least 1,000 highly skilled migrants” have been refused indefinite leave to remain in the UK. They…

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How children can improve urban planning

Children playing the popular computer game Minecraft™ are being enlisted to help build designs for urban planning. University of Brighton students Megan Leckie and Joseph Palmer believe “kids are experts” and don’t always want to keep “blowing themselves up” on computers. The two have launched Block Builders, a Community Interest Company that imports map details…

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Women of impact

Women of Impact: Dr Claire-Michelle Smyth

To mark International Woman’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web features demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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Inspiring students to step up to their greatness and live their dreams: Midgie Thompson

Keeping with the theme of International Women’s Day, we wanted to introduce another of our lecturers, Midgie Thompson. Midgie teaches on our Creativity in Business module, which is available as an optional module to all of our undergraduate students. Midgie is also a triathlete, preparing for her first half-ironman triathlon in July this year! On which…

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David Foster, Module leader

David Foster, fascinated by people, organisations and messy challenges

Our lecturer we’re profiling this week is David Foster. David is the module leader for two of our modules; Creativity in Enterprise and International Strategy. As well as developing our students’ knowledge of academic theory, David uses his own business to bring commercial experience to his teaching – bridging the world of academia with practical application….

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Sue Greener

Breeding sheep and encouraging students to debate current business trends: Sue Greener

Meet Dr Sue Greener, a published author, sheep breeder and one of our part-time Principal Lecturers supervising final-year undergraduate business and doctoral students with their project work. On which programmes and modules do you teach? I teach on the Joint Honours Programme in Hastings. I am the Business strand leader for students remaining in study…

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Jenny Knight

Making students laugh and leaving them inspired: Dr Jenny Knight

We know you like hearing about our students and what they’re up to but we thought we’d start introducing you to our lovely lecturers too. We’ll be profiling a member of our teaching staff each week so you can get to know a little more about some of the people who will be inspiring you…

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