School of Business and Law

Inspiring journeys to work

European Conference on eLearning 2016

  This years European Conference on eLearning (ECEL) was hosted by the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Craig attended as part of a team from the University of Brighton, presenting two papers about the development of an ‘online taster course’ aimed at potential applicants for business courses at the university. Craig was joined by…

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Professor Tim Brady wins literature award for work on project management in work and society

University of Brighton Professor, Tim Brady, has co-authored a prize winning book that is drawing high praise for its insights on how project management-based approaches are permeating different areas of life and transforming work and society. The book, ‘Managing and Working in Project Society – Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations’ has been awarded the prestigious…

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Professional bodies, postgraduate and alumni networking event

Our long-standing relationships with industry and professional bodies enable us to ensure our courses reflect what is happening in the real-world, benefiting students with access to the latest research and regular networking opportunities. The Brighton Business School, along with the CMI, ACCA, CIPD, CIM, CIMA, CII, IFA, IOD, SESCA and The Law Society are launching…

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Osho Frankland 2016 prizewinner

Recognising graduate talent through business sponsorship

We are immensely proud of our students and aim to recognise and reward those individuals who excel in their studies. Each year we hold two annual awards ceremonies, the summer Prizegiving Ceremony and the autumn Excellence Awards Ceremony. We are privileged to have close relationships with many local and national organisations, who kindly sponsor prizes…

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How sci fi-inspired innovation treads a fine line between dystopia and utopia

Paul Levy, University of Brighton The race is on to bring a jetpack to market. New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft has a jetpack which is due to go on sale this year and US-based JetPack Aviation is working on a more streamlined offering. So aviation junkies with the cash to spare will soon be able to…

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Sharing research best practice

This year’s annual Staff and Research Student Conference was held on 22 September 2016 and saw 18 different presentations covering Law, Business and Marketing. With over 70 members of staff and research students in attendance, ranging from early stage PhD students to senior professors and academics, there was a wealth of topics and experience shared….

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Immigrants told to leave UK face huge hike in fees to appeal decisions

Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Immigrants appealing through the courts for a right to remain in the UK will soon face a huge increase in procedural costs after the government announced fee hikes of over 500% for some types of appeal through the immigration and asylum tribunals.

Welcome to Brighton Business School

On behalf of my staff and myself I’d like to welcome you to our innovative and career-focused community. You’re joining an established business school where students from a multitude of backgrounds and countries can benefit from our close links to businesses in the UK and around the world, and gain the practical skills they need…

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Islamic banking lends advantage to financial institutions

Switching from conventional ‘Western’ financial practices to Islamic banking gives distinct advantages to banks, with the change improving the liquidity and value of stocks. Researchers at the Universities of Brighton and Birmingham studied a merger that took place in Bahrain, between an Islamic bank and a conventional bank in the wake of financial crises that…

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White men hit hardest by the effects of unemployment

Dr Carolina Zuccotti, research fellow and Professor Jacqueline O’Reilly, Head of CROME*, recently analysed 2001 census data on 57, 385 people aged 16-19 in England and Wales to study the long-term effects of unemployment on young people of different ethnicity.

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