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The Cardiff Business School experience 2020/21

Posted on 11 August 2020 by Eleri Rosier

In our latest post, Dr Eleri Rosier, Director of Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions, gives us an insight into some of the changes Cardiff Business School and Cardiff University are implementing to ensure a safe welcome and quality learning experience within current public health guidelines. The past months have presented us all with a range of
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Our circular economy makeover

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Carolyn Strong

In the summer of 2019, Dr Carolyn Strong and Cardiff Business School’s Estates Strategy Committee, set about a refurbishment project with a difference. They wanted to breathe new life into our offices, teaching rooms and social spaces in a way that wouldn’t compromise our public value principles. Sourcing and installing circular economy products from UK
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My work placement at Delio

Posted on 21 February 2020 by Samuel Fisher

After achieving a First in year one of his degree, Sam Fisher was eligible to apply for an integrated work placement. After the challenging formalities of job applications, CV writing and interviews, Sam was successful in securing a placement at Delio Wealth – a scale-up company operating out of Cardiff with operations globally too. In
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CARTEN 100 on a nextbike

Posted on 31 July 2019 by Jonathan Rees

In our latest post, we caught up with PhD student Ieuan Davies who rode a nextbike more than 100 miles to Tenby to raise money for the homeless charity, Llamau as part of CARTEN 100 on 1 June 2019. JR: So Ieuan, congratulations on an amazing achievement. Quite some feat, what you’ve done. Tell me,
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Creative freelancing: no funny business

Posted on 16 July 2019 by Lorna Prichard

In our latest post, Lorna Prichard, comedian and former journalist, talks about the risks and rewards of creative freelancing following a recent event hosted by Cardiff Business School’s Executive Education Team and Creative Cardiff at Glee, Cardiff. Recently I had the great pleasure of being asked to do a set at Glee Cardiff for the
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Can we teach entrepreneurship?

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Shumaila Yousafzai

In our latest blog post, Dr Shumaila Yousafzai argues for a new approach to teaching entrepreneurship, which calls for action, practice and experimentation. The American Professor of Entrepreneurship, Jeff Timmons, once said: “[Entrepreneurship] is not just about new companies, capital, and job formation, nor innovation, nor creativity, nor breakthroughs. It is also about fostering an
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Labour and Wales

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Jonathan Rees

Professors Leighton Andrews and Calvin Jones discuss the new Welsh First Minister’s campaigning platform of ‘21st Century Socialism’ and its potential to change Wales and the Welsh economy. Taking in the foundational economy, procurement, transport, environmental issues, housing, construction, devolution and, of course, Brexit, their discussion addresses some of the major issues of Wales’ political
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Building a digital community

Posted on 19 September 2018 by Jonathan Rees

In preparation for the launch of the Cardiff Business School blog, we sat down with outgoing Dean Professor Martin Kitchener and incoming Dean Professor Rachel Ashworth to talk about their ambitions for the new platform. So much like the recent appointment of our first female Dean, the blog is something of a first for Cardiff
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Urban innovation in Canada: a few lessons

Posted on 18 September 2018 by Rick Delbridge

Professors Rick Delbridge and Kevin Morgan visited Toronto and Ottawa to explore and begin to map the changing role of universities and cities in urban innovation networks. “Current developments in urban innovation present us with opportunities but may require new ways of thinking and acting.” The Canadian capital and Toronto are instructive examples because both
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