Scotland’s Towns Partnership Welcomes New Chair - Professor Leigh Sparks

The University of Stirling Management School is delighted to hear Professor Leigh Sparks, Professor of Retail Studies and Head of Stirling Graduate School, has been appointed as the new Chair of Scotland's Towns Partnership (STP) - the collective partnership and support body for Scotland's towns. The internationally recognised and respected towns and retail expert, Professor Leigh Sparks, is to take up the role of Chair of Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) – the collective partnership and support body for Scotland’s towns.
17 Apr 2014

Public Panel: Surveillance, the State and the Media

CRISP, the Royal Society of Arts and the Centre for Theology and Public Issues are hosting a public panel and discussion on 'surveillance, the state and the media'. Panellists will include: Iain Macwhirter (broadcaster and journalist), Professor Martyn Percy (Principal, Ripon College), Dr Michael McCahill (University of Hull) and Professor Charles Raab (University of Edinburgh). The event will be chaired by Professor Kevin Dunion, Executive Director, Centre for Freedom of Information, University of Dundee. The event is open to members of the general public and there is no charge for admission.
17 Apr 2014

Awards for Three Articles in 2013

Three members of staff from the Management, Work & Organisation Division have just received awards for articles published in 2013.
6 May 2014

CRISP Annual Lecture 2014

The 2014 CRISP Annual Lecture will take place at the Wolfson Theatre, London School of Economics & Political Science. New Academic Building, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 2AE , on the 17th June 2014.
15 May 2014

Innovative new trading Boot Camp 2014 with Amplify Trading

As part of the University of Stirling Management School’s focus on enhancing graduate employability we recently welcomed Amplify Trading, a global financial trading and training company, to campus to deliver a week-long Boot Camp for Masters students on our finance-related courses. Taking place from 5-9th May, the Boot Camp helped to bridge the gap between academic theories of financial markets and how they behave in the real world. During the intensive week students were presented with live market data and had the opportunity to trade across multiple asset classes, gaining first-hand experience of how intra-day trading actually works.
29 May 2014

New reports published concerning lone parents

These reports were commissioned by the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and explored the experiences of lone parents in a context of increasing benefit conditionality and welfare reform in Glasgow. The report found that Lone parents are a heterogeneous group, in terms of demographic characteristics, income, employment and their pathways into lone parenthood.
11 Jun 2014

Mass Surveillance, EU Citizens and the State: CRISP Annual lecture by Claude Moraes MEP

CRISP is pleased to announce the rescheduled second CRISP Annual Lecture, entitled: ‘Mass Surveillance, EU Citizens and the State’ will be delivered by Claude Moraes MEP, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. The lecture will take place at the Wolfson Theatre, London School of Economics & Political Science. New Academic Building, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 2AE, on the 21st November 2014.
22 Oct 2014

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