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Traditional male gender roles still dominate in entertainment industry

The characters that actors portray in films, television and on stage conform too closely with traditional gender roles according to new research by Jamie Callahan, Professor of Organisation and Ethics, in collaboration with Northumbria University.
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Microeconomics expertise takes alliance with UK government to the next level

We’re delighted to announce that we’re partnering with the Competition and Markets Authority to provide microeconomics research expertise.
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IMPACT Magazine - The Leadership Issue - Issue 12

Issue 12 of our award-winning magazine, IMPACT, is out now. Entitled The Leadership Issue it examines our research on leadership and takes the opportunity to introduce the School’s new Executive Dean, Professor Cathy Cassell.
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Policymaker incentives vital to increase green innovation

The pursuit of green innovation strategies by firms is likely to boost their competitiveness as it allows them to enter new markets and build up ‘green’ capabilities, however this does not translate to increased turnover or performance, according to new research.
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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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