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Kingston Business School graduate lands award following forensic examination into United Kingdom FTSE 350 companies

A Kingston Business School graduate who spent a year dissecting the financial statements of United Kingdom FTSE 350 companies as part of his PhD study has scooped a top prize for his efforts. Muhammad Tahir’s study, titled ‘The Association between Earnings Management and Executive Compensation – Evidence from the FTSE350 Index of Companies’ was recognised by the European Doctoral programs...

21 November 2017Read More

Kingston University offers Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) exemptions for new degree courses

Kingston Business School has achieved CIMA exemptions for three of the new format degree courses which include business experience (Accounting and Finance, Business Management and International Business). This means students on the Accounting and Finance degrees will be exempt from all the certificate exams, half the diploma exams and potentially half the advanced diploma exams. In addition,...

10 November 2017Read More

Kingston Business School lecturer awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

Marketing and communications lecturer Hilary Wason has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy in recognition of her commitment to driving forward innovations in critical thinking. Wason developed a critical thinking skills toolkit, tailored to the needs of students, which has been adopted by several UK and US universities, and shortlisted for an innovation...

07 September 2017Read More

Kingston Business School-led research finds email practices of diligent workers make them unhappy and less effective

When your latest email pops up on your smartphone or computer screen, how do you react? Head of Kingston Business School's Wellbeing at Work research group Dr Emma Russell (pictured left), alongside researchers from the University of Surrey, has been looking at how certain personality traits influence the way people manage their email in the workplace. With a focus on conscientious people – hard...

05 September 2017Read More

Austrian ambassador commends Kingston Business School Brexit negotiations research at launch seminar

Austrian ambassador Dr Martin Eichtinger spoke at the launch of Professor Ursula Ott's (r) Brexit negotiation research. Research on Brexit negotiations led by Kingston Business School's Professor of International Business Ursula Ott  has received praise from the Austrian ambassador at a recent seminar held to launch the project's findings. At the seminar, Professor Ott, who is Director of...

30 July 2017Read More

The marriage of TEF and REF – can research quality be an answer to better teaching and international standing?

By Professor George Saridakis The recent results of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) provide some useful insights about teaching quality in United Kingdom universities. Unquestionably teaching is a critical function of higher education institutions and an integral part of academic duties and life. Alongside the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the TEF can help universities to re-...

29 June 2017Read More

QS World University Rankings name Kingston University a top global institution for business courses

Kingston University has been named among the top 100 institutions in Europe for business and management in the prestigious annual QS World University Rankings. The courses, offered at Kingston Business School, were featured in the 251–300 band internationally - placing them among the best 40 in the United Kingdom. The recognition for the University's business courses follows hot on the heels of...

12 April 2017Read More

Public policy leading to poverty among self-employed, Kingston Business School professor warns in awarding-winning paper

Professor John Kitching’s paper, entitled 'Is Public Policy to Blame for Poverty Self-employment?' focuses on the income of self-employed workers and questions the commonly held premise that the rising number of people working for themselves in the United Kingdom is necessarily a good thing for individuals or the national economy. The paper won the International Small Business Journal Best Paper...

03 February 2017Read More

Italy adopts gender-neutral HPV vaccination programme, citing study by Kingston University health economics expert

Research by a leading health economics expert from Kingston Business School has played a key role in persuading Italy to introduce free mandatory vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) for all 12-year-old boys and girls.  Professor Giampiero Favato has been part of a multidisciplinary research programme working to assess the cost and benefits of a gender-neutral HPV vaccination...

30 January 2017Read More

Kingston Business School joins elite group of 5 per cent of top institutions worldwide awarded prestigious AACSB accreditation

Kingston Business School has joined an elite group of global institutions awarded prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). A hallmark of excellence in business education, the accreditation has been earned by just 5 per cent of the world’s business schools. AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for...

11 August 2016Read More

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