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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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The fightback against Facebook is getting stronger

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Leighton Andrews

In our latest post, Professor Leighton Andrews considers the challenges faced by regulators and politicians in the face of Facebook’s financial and social might. Facebook leader Mark Zuckerberg recently took the unusual step of visiting lawmakers in Washington, including President Donald Trump in the White House. The reason? Congress’s anti-trust sub-committee has started demanding documents from Facebook and other
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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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Broadband, productivity and the Welsh Economy

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Dylan Henderson

In our latest post, Dr Dylan Henderson gives us a flavour of the research findings from his work on digital technologies in Wales as the Welsh Economy Research Unit prepares to launch its annual Economic Impact Report on 22 May. For SMEs, adopting and using digital technologies is central to business productivity. It offers a
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Jair Bolsonaro: how business elites helped him to power in Brazil – and why they might regret it

Posted on 30 November 2018 by Heike Doering

In our latest post, Dr Heike Doering explains how Brazil’s business elite has influenced the country’s politics. Her research with colleagues Professor Glenn Morgan, University of Bristol and Dr Marcus Gomes, University of Exeter, reveals how Brazil’s political barometer has swung from far left to far right since 2002. Brazil has just experienced one of
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