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Northeast key players call for region to take advantage of Government’s ‘levelling-up’ agenda

Associate Dean for Internationalisation, Professor Kieran Fernandes, and former professor at the School, Professor Christos Tsinopoulos, recently met with council leaders and local businesses to discuss how local government and businesses can work better together to deliver ‘levelling-up’ – or regional rebalancing – across the North.
Key regional players discuss findings of the Regional Rebalancing report at Durham University Business School

COP27 and the Impasse of Climate Responsibility: Liability, Reparation, and the Role of Innovative Enterprises

Dr Laura Marsiliani from our Department of Economics and Co-Director Centre for Environmental and Energy Economics (CE3) comments on her recent attendance at COP27 as a member of Durham University observer delegation and the significance of the conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Consumer trust is best retained if organisations are up front after a security breach

Organisations which suffer security breaches in which customer information is put at risk are far more likely to retain consumer trust if they are swift in communicating the incident, and are proactive in setting out a solution, according to new research from Dr Spyros Angelopoulos, alongside Robert Davison from City University of Hong Kong as well as Noury Janse, Carol Ou, and Xiaowei Zhang from Tilburg University.
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ERS credentials see the Durham MBA sustain Corporate Knights Global Top 25 Ranking

Of the 160 schools assessed in this year’s Corporate Knights Better World ranking of the most sustainable MBA programmes, we’re pleased to say that the Durham MBA (Full-time) has been placed in the global top 25.
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Global DBA featured in Forbes article highlighting doctorates in business

"When you conjure up the image of a doctor in your head, you're much more likely to see white coats than you are Wharton..." says Matt Symonds in his Forbes' article. Similar to a PhD, a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) grants the holder the honored title of “Doctor” but without the need for a stethoscope.
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