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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 Announced

The School’s Accounting and Finance subject area has been ranked equal 84th in the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.
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Highly organised CEOs can hinder firm strategic flexibility in volatile environments

Chief Executive Officerss who prioritise planning and organisation can find their skills make them a hindrance to their organisations when it comes to adapting to external changes, according to new research.
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Predictive S&P500 index removals thesis wins the Worshipful Company of International Bankers 2023 Lombard Prize

MSc Finance graduate, Avery Aylsworth has been awarded the Lombard Prize for Best Dissertation 2023 at the prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB) Annual Banquet held in the Lord Mayor of London’s Mansion House.
Photograph of Avery Alysworth with his Lombard Prize certificate

Collaborative research into child poverty and poor educational performance offers solutions to UK policy makers

A new report, involving faculty from the Business School in collaboration with seven other research-intensive universities from across Northern England, has investigated the links between child poverty and poor educational performance and calls on the government to take urgent action.
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Durham MBA (Online) ranked amongst the best in the world

The Durham MBA (Online) has been ranked among the top in the world according to the Financial Times Global Online MBA Ranking 2024, climbing two places to 6th globally.
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Decision-making at home hinders women in the workplace

Decision-making styles within the family can be a significant barrier to achieving gender parity not only at home but in the workplace too, new research from Durham University Business School reveals.
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Decoding Inequality: New Maths Project Aims to Unlock Social Puzzle

Dr Mauro Bambi from our Department of Economics is teaming up with Dr Alpár Mészáros from Durham University's Department of Mathematical Sciences to shed light on inequality through the lens of maths.
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Threads: new Twitter rival looks like a shrewd move but Meta lacks credibility

Professor Mariann (Maz) Hardey from our Business School and Wasim Ahmed from the University of Stirling explore the new social media platform Threads.
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 Announced

The School’s Accounting and Finance subject area has been ranked equal 84th in the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.
QS World Rankings graphic

Predictive S&P500 index removals thesis wins the Worshipful Company of International Bankers 2023 Lombard Prize

MSc Finance graduate, Avery Aylsworth has been awarded the Lombard Prize for Best Dissertation 2023 at the prestigious Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB) Annual Banquet held in the Lord Mayor of London’s Mansion House.
Photograph of Avery Alysworth with his Lombard Prize certificate

Upcoming events

GSG Seminar with Prof Peter J Buckley OBE (Manchester)

Monday 15 April 2024 - Monday 15 April 2024
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Durham University Business School and Online
Entrance to Business School

Power, Control and Resistance - Durham DBA Module Taster Session

Wednesday 17 April 2024 - Wednesday 17 April 2024
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Online
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CSTIO Seminar with Marco S. Giarratana (IE University)

Wednesday 24 April 2024 - Wednesday 24 April 2024
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Online and in-person
Entrance to Business School

Engaged Gendered Research Workshop

Thursday 25 April 2024 - Thursday 25 April 2024
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Durham University Business School
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