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Registration for the fourth inter-disciplinary conference, led by the Centre for Business in Society for academics and practitioners in the field, is now open.
Watch Professor Lyndon Simkin introduce the new Centre, its main research themes and some of the innovative projects CBiS researchers are currently working on.
Doctoral Researcher Obiora Okechukwu reflects on his first year of postgraduate research and spending time in South Africa.
Augmented Reality and real time gaming in F1.
With the abolition of many money advice services, it can be difficult navigating the maze of personal finance.
Through understanding the impact of organisations’ activities, behaviours and policies, our research seeks to promote responsibility and to change behaviours so as to achieve better outcomes for economies and societies. Interrogating the impact of organisations our research teams are focussing on the circular economy, sustainability and ethical consumption; durable and inclusive economies; socio-economic impacts of the financial crisis and financialisation; and the implications of digital and big data for business, society and the economy. Read more.
On July 11th CBiS held ‘The circular economy: transitioning to sustainability?’ conference at the TechnoCentre. In collaboration with CReiMS (Centre for Research in Marketing and Society), Sheffield University Management School and the Academy of Marketing Sustainability SIG, the one day conference played host to over 80 delegates drawn from across Europe and UK, including academics and practitioners.
Dr Agatha Herman visits us from Cardiff University and in this talk she will explore who exactly is the subject of the contemporary Fairtrade movement.
Stuart Bowles (CU Alumni and current PhD student) and Lisa Ruetgers (current CBiS student) walk you through their research on topics covering alternative currencies and tackling surplus food.
Consumer boycotts are triggered by egregious events, but the literature has not distinguished the level of egregiousness from consumers’ preferences or disutility associated with a given level of egregiousness, nor has the literature studied how these two components of egregiousness affect boycott intensity. Join us for an engaging lunch time seminar with guest speaker Professor Michael Polonsky from Deakin University.
Developed countries that accept refugees are obligated, under the UN Convention for Refugees, to integrate refugees into host communities, with inclusion in the health system being pivotal. Integration programs can be difficult, as many refugees’ home countries have different health systems, they have lower health literacy, and different expectations of health services. Join us for this engaging lunch time seminar with guest speaker Professor Michael Polonsky from Deakin University, Australia.
Originality, significance and rigour are at the heart of our work and our contribution to economic, social, cultural, policy-influencing, or practice-enhancing research projects is substantial. We have developed two types of research centre that focus our investment and provide greater critical mass. Read more...
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Coventry University is making its journey towards 2020 and our research strategy is designed to encourage and support excellence in research. Our team of leading academics has developed a significant portfolio of high-impact research, and we are gaining momentum as a world-class, innovative institution.