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UCL & EPFL collaborate on STARTAlp Initiative to support global startup growth

Friday, 19 Apr
The UCL School of Management, London UK, proudly hosted the “STARTAlp” event, celebrating the collaboration between University College London (UCL) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) following the memorandum of understanding between the UK and Switzerland. The event showcased ten startups from both universities, emphasising the strengths of combining resources and expertise to support emerging entrepreneurial ventures.

In the Media

UCL SoM Professor Bilal Gokpinar speaks at Economist's AI Summit

Tuesday, 9 Apr
UCL School of Management Professor Bilal Gokpinar recently took to the stage at The Economist's 4th Annual Business Innovation Summit in London. Among a distinguished panel, including Princess Beatrice of York and industry leaders, Bilal offered insights into the complex landscape of AI integration, advocating for a balanced approach amidst discussions on AI's societal impact.
In the Media

UCL SoM Prof Susan Smith's Perspective on Accounting in Times Higher Education

Monday, 8 Apr
UCL School of Management Professor Susan Smith and University of Sheffield Professor Richard Murphy have written an insightful piece for Times Higher Education. It highlights the need for a shift in accounting education, addressing criticisms of traditional programmes and proposing strategies to equip graduates with modern industry skills.
Research

UCL SoM Associate Professor and student's paper named POMS CBOM Finalist

Monday, 8 Apr
Congratulations to UCL School of Management PhD student Ramazan Kizilyildirim for being named a finalist in the 2024 Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) College of Behavioural Operations Management (CBOM) Junior Scholar Paper Competition for his work co-authored with Associate Professor Ersin Korpeoglu from UCL School of Management, Assistant Professor Gizem Korpeoglu from the Eindhoven University of Technology, and Professor Mirko Kremer from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Staff

UCL Professor Paolo Taticchi receives Stefan A. Riesenfeld Memorial Award

Monday, 8 Apr
Congratulations to UCL School of Management Professor Paolo Taticchi for awarded the prestigious Stefan A. Riesenfeld Memorial Award and honoured as the Keynote Speaker at UC Berkeley Law School's renowned Riesenfeld Symposium. This award, given annually at the Riesenfeld Symposium, recognises distinguished figures and leaders who have made notable contributions to global social and economic change.
In the Media

UCL School of Management Professor Anthony Klotz featured in Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, 27 Mar
UCL School of Management Associate Professor Anthony Klotz has recently featured in an article from the Los Angeles Times exploring the latest trends facing the workplace in the post-pandemic era. From 'The Great Resignation', a term Anthony coined himself to describe the mass resignations happening in companies across the globe, to quiet quitting and coffee badging, the article examines the impact of these phenomena on employees and what they can say about a particular workplace.
Staff

ADD-TREES Project Between UCL SoM and UoE Showcases Net Zero Solutions at AI UK

Friday, 22 Mar
The ADD-TREES project is a UKRI-funded innovative research collaboration between UCL School of Management Lecturer Dr. Deyu Ming, the UCL Department of Mathematics and researchers from the University of Exeter Business School that has made significant advancements in addressing Net Zero challenges. At its recent exhibition at AI UK, hosted by the Alan Turing Institute, the project demonstrated state-of-the-art AI techniques that empower policymakers with the tools needed to make more informed tree-planting decisions to achieve Net Zero.

In the Media

UCL SoM's Initiative for Ukraine named 2024 Innovations That Inspire Honouree

Thursday, 21 Mar
The UCL School of Management has been recognised as a "2024 Innovations That Inspire" Honouree by AACSB International (AACSB), which highlights our dedication to impactful, equitable, and innovative business education. This is an important achievement that showcases our commitment to academic excellence and societal impact. Specifically, it recognises our pioneering Next Generation of Entrepreneurs for Ukraine Lecture Series.
School

Digital Strategy & Transformation Awards 2024

Thursday, 21 Mar
We are excited to announce the Winners and Runners-Up of the fourth Digital Strategy & Transformation Awards led by Associate Professor Dr Rikke Duus.
Alumni

Management Science student Kaito Mizukoshi receives Young Leadership Award

Tuesday, 19 Mar
We are delighted to announce that UCL School of Management student Kaito Mizukoshi has recently been honoured with the Young Leadership Award at the Education 2.0 Conference held in Dubai last month. An annual three-day event that brings together and celebrates leaders, experts and pioneers in the world of education, this year's Education 2.0 Conference explored the future of education in the midst of societal change.
School

UCL School of Management hosts 2024 SustainTech Competition Pitch Day

Monday, 11 Mar
Last week, UCL School of Management hosted the second-ever SustainTech Pitching Competition. In collaboration with SustainTech consulting company Tecno International, the competition supports pioneering individuals with fresh ideas who are looking to champion a resilient and sustainable future.
School

UCL SoM is set to host an interactive weeklong summer school for Yr 12 students

Friday, 8 Mar
UCL School of Management is set to host an engaging and interactive weeklong summer school for Year 12 students in London and its surrounding areas.
Alumni

IMB alumna Sara Berkai featured in Universities UK's 100 Faces Campaign

Friday, 8 Mar
Congratulations are in order for UCL School of Management alumna and Ambessa Play Founder Sara Berkai, who has recently been featured in the new Universities UK 100 Faces Campaign. Highlighting and celebrating the achievements of first-generation university students, the campaign also calls for greater support for students whose parents or carers did not attend university.
School

International Women's Day 2024: Inspire Inclusion

Friday, 8 Mar
International Women’s Day stands as a global celebration honouring the remarkable economic, social, political, and cultural contributions of women worldwide. This year, the UCL School of Management embraces the theme of #InspireInclusion, championing a bias and prejudice-free world. We're committed to empowering every individual regardless of gender, race, sexuality, or background. In the coming days, we'll share diverse narratives from our community, from former students to senior management, to explore the essence of International Women’s Day and promote inclusion.
Alumni

Wren Loucks to present keynote speech for British Institute of Interior Design

Wednesday, 6 Mar
UCL School of Management alumna and Be-Kin founder Wren Loucks is set to run and present the keynote speech for an upcoming online webinar held by the British Institute of Interior Design. Intended to explore the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the workspace and how we associate its design, Wren will present research on the key drivers motivating the latest workspace design trends.
Student

The BSc Information Management for Business Design Sprint 2024

Wednesday, 6 Mar
Last month, the annual BSc Information Management for Business (IMB) and Deloitte Digital Design Sprint took place on UCL's Bloomsbury Campus with approximately 80 students participating in the two-day event. Designed to encourage students to work in teams and tackle pressing business issues, the Design Sprint saw interdisciplinary participation from a range of current UCL students, alumni and a team of Ukrainian students from Svitlo, an online school providing free education and support to Ukrainian children.
Student

The MSc Entrepreneurship Pitch Day 2024

Friday, 1 Mar
Earlier this week, the annual MSc Entrepreneurship Pitch Day took place on Level 50 of One Canada Square and showcased the incredible projects and startups that our students have been working on. Competing for a range of cash prizes which will then be invested into their businesses to accelerate growth, our students pitched their business ideas to a range of experts, angel investors and VC representatives.

Student

Associate Professor Simon Hulme organises mixer for visiting US students

Friday, 1 Mar
Earlier this month, UCL School of Management Associate Professor and MSc Entrepreneurship Programme Director Simon Hulme organised a mixer event with undergraduate UCL students based in Bloomsbury and 25 visiting students from the University of North Carolina. Held on Level 50 of One Canada Square, the event provided excellent opportunities for students of all disciplines to network and connect.
Staff

Neil Sutherland shares tips on supporting students with their dissertations

Thursday, 29 Feb
UCL School of Management Associate Professor Neil Sutherland has recently featured in a blog published by UCL to share his advice on supporting students through the opening stages of a dissertation. Having supervised undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations for more than a decade, Neil shares his expert tips aimed at guiding supervisors through the typical interactions they may encounter with students within these first few weeks.
Alumni

3 UCL School of Management alumni named in Hurun UK's Under30s and Under35s list

Thursday, 29 Feb
We are thrilled to announce that three UCL School of Management alumni have been named in this year's Hurun UK Under30s and Under35s list. BSc Information Management for Business alumnus Mario Maher featured in celebration of his apparel & fashion startup, Heat, while MSc Entrepreneurship alumnae and twin sisters Joyce and Raissa de Haas were recognised for their drinks startup Double Dutch Drinks.
Research

UCL Associate Professor Cydney Dupree's "Words of a Leader" in ASQ

Tuesday, 27 Feb
UCL School of Management Associate Professor Cydney Dupree's research has now been published in prestigious journal Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ). Titled "Words of a Leader: The Importance of Intersectionality for Understanding Women Leaders’ Use of Dominant Language and How Others Receive It," Cydney’s work provides valuable insights into the complexities of gender and race in leadership communication.
Alumni

MSc Entrepreneurship alumna awarded £50,000 Innovate UK Grant to support startup

Friday, 23 Feb
UCL School of Management alumna Ponk Memoli has recently been awarded the £50,000 Innovate UK Grant to support her architectural design startup, HTCH. The UK's national innovation agency, Innovate UK supports business-led innovation across myriad industries, sectors and technologies across the country and supports the development of life-changing innovations.
Alumni

IMB alumnus Mihai Marcuta raises $3.2 million for tech start-up NodeShift

Monday, 12 Feb
UCL School of Management alumnus Mihai Marcuta has raised more than $3.2 million in a recent round of funding for his tech start-up NodeShift, a decentralised cloud provider hoping to create a vital new space for businesses that prioritises infrastructure affordability. The fundraiser saw investment from some of the industry's leading firms, including Inovo Capital, Notion Capital, 10X Founders, Kestrel0x1, Arca, Oxford Seed Fund.
Research

New paper examines how AI-Voice can aid decision making

Monday, 5 Feb
A new paper by UCL School of Management's Konstantin Scheuermann and Dr Angela Ristidou explores how AI systems can give voice to unheard stakeholders and make decision-making processes more inclusive.
Staff

UCL School of Management's IMB team take home UCL's Inclusive Practice Award

Friday, 2 Feb
Congratulations are in order for the incredible team behind UCL School of Management's BSc Information Management for Business (IMB) programme, who received UCL's Inclusive Practice Award at a ceremony in London last night. The award recognises and celebrates a recent project from the IMB team that hopes to support the experiences of A2UCL, disability and mature students at the university.
In the Media

UCL Professor Anthony Klotz talks to Fast Company on quitting a job you love

Wednesday, 31 Jan
In an insightful dialogue with Fast Company, UCL School of Management Associate Professor Anthony Klotz, along with insights from Gianpiero Petriglieri, Associate Professor of Organisational Behavior at INSEAD, discusses the intricate dynamics of an often-difficult decision — the act of resigning from a job one loves. Drawing on his expertise in organisational psychology, Anthony and Gianpiero shed light on the emotional and strategic dimensions of this challenging decision.
Student

UCLSoM students collaborate with sustainability start-ups in Scenario Week

Wednesday, 24 Jan
Earlier this month, second-year Management Science students took part in Scenario Week on Level 50 of One Canada Square as part of the programme's 'Design' module, culminating in a showcase of student innovation. The event saw students working closely with two sustainability-focused start-ups - Catalys and SeaSoil - to address their specific business challenges. A key part of the BSc/MSci Management Science programme, Scenario Weeks occur throughout the year and require students to work in teams to address complex interdisciplinary management problems.
In the Media

UCL Prof Anthony Klotz Speaks to Business Insider on Workplace Loyalty

Tuesday, 23 Jan
Who are you most loyal to - Yourself or your job? UCL Associate Prof Anthony Klotz speaks to Business Insider and takes us through what it takes to transform trust to triumph.
School

UCL School of Management Celebrates Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2024 Award

Monday, 22 Jan
Last Friday, UCL School of Management received the prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Business Graduates Association (BGA) award for the 'Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2024', in partnership with Canvas by Instructure.
Staff

Susan Smith appointed CCAB Ethics Group Chair

Wednesday, 17 Jan
Professor of Accounting and Finance and Deputy Director for Student Experience, Susan Smith has been appointed the Ethics Group Chair by the Consultative Committee of Accounting Bodies (CCAB). Susan will bring her expert knowledge and wealth of experience in accounting and finance best practises and early career pathways.

In the Media

UCL SoM Honorary Associate Professor Chia-Jung Tsay won 2023 Best Paper Award

Friday, 12 Jan
Congratulations are in order for UCL SoM Honorary Associate Professor Chia-Jung Tsay, who won 2023 Best Paper Award at the Diversity in Management and Organisations (DMO) 2023 conference!
Staff

UCL School of Management faculty invited to host sessions in Hong Kong & Seoul

Friday, 5 Jan
UCL School of Management Professors Alan Parkinson and Lynsie Chew were recently invited by a number of universities across Hong Kong and Seoul to facilitate and host interactive sessions on a range of pressing topics. From the impact of environmental, social and governance (ESG) regulation on existing and prospective businesses to audit scandals and failures, Alan and Lynsie visited the University of London, Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKUSPACE), as well as ACCA Hong Kong and Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).