Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
Durham University Business School is a world-class international business school offering undergraduate, postgraduate and post-experience programmes. It is one of the four Faculties of Durham University, the third oldest in England and firmly established within the top tier of universities in the UK. We are a vibrant research community of international and diverse faculty across three departments and twelve research centres.
We study a broad range of timely and important topics in Accounting, Economics and Finance, such as accountability, economic and sustainable development, cyber security, energy and environmental economics, financial literacy, and social and ethical development. We are strong in quantitative finance, experimental economics, and financial models.
Our Management and Marketing research focuses on pressing organisational challenges such as new business models, international business, entrepreneurship, organisational resilience, supply chains, open innovation, business analytics, consumer research and design thinking. Consistent with our vision to develop future leaders, we are particularly strong in leadership research, emphasising leader identity and leadership development. We have a strong Ethics, Sustainability and Responsibility (ERS) research agenda focused on business ethics, poverty and precarious work, and sustainability.
We are proud of our colleagues’ research achievements and our research environment that supports research excellence.
Business School REF Case Studies
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