Case studies

SBE wins the Enterprise Impact from Research award 2017!


At the 2017 Loughborough University Enterprise Award ceremony, held on 18th May, Prof Gilberto Montibeller and Prof Alberto Franco were announced the winners of the Impact from Research category for the work they have done on managing bio-security threats. For more info visit the Enterprise Awards website.

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Discussing a sustainable future for regional Growth Hubs


Fiona Ellis-Chadwick, the Director of Impact@SBE has been invited to speak at this event which will take place on Thursday 11th May. The early successes and challenges faced in delivering effective business support through regional growth hubs will be discussed, with input from both the private sector and key stakeholders….

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Spotlight on Parking 2017


Impact@SBE’s Director, Fiona Ellis-Chadwick, is to speak at the Spotlight on Parking event on Tuesday 9th May. This invitation only event is an annual half-day seminar with four to five key speakers focusing on current parking issues.

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Social Media Training workshop

On Wednesday, 3rd May, the Impact@SBE hosted a workshop on Social Media training for research impact in collaboration with the Centre for Academic Practice (CAP) and Loughborough University Research Staff Association (LURSA). The session was run by Professor Mark Reed from Newcastle University. The workshop covered: Why use social media to create…

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Enterprise awards 2017


Loughborough University’s Enterprise Awards are now open for voting. A project being conducted by the School of Business and Enterprise staff on managing bio-security threats is one of four finals. The awards will be decided by a public vote which closes on 15th May. To find out more about this project,…

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Exploration of gender bias in the theatre industry

Dan Sage (School of Business and Economics) and Catherine Rees (School of Arts, English and Drama) are conducting a major study into gender inequality within theatre. It is thought that the study is the first of its kind, looking particularly at why there is a female majority in theatre training and education…

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Goal Setting and Personal Development

Dr Cheryl Travers has developed a reflective goal setting methodology that provides vast possibilities for improving ‘softer’ skills in a variety of settings, including private and public sector organisations. Interventions based on this model have helped the improvement of the personal and professional capacity of various groups of customers ranging from university…

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Applications of knowledge management to effective functioning in organisations

Dr Gillian Ragsdell’s research focuses on understanding and improving knowledge management (KM) practices to support the achievement of strategic objectives. Her approach is holistic and takes account of technological, social and cultural aspects. While much of her work has facilitated organisational programmes of change and development, she has also influenced the KM…

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Improving police operations

Integrating the academic perspectives of management science, psychology and law, Dr Ross Ritchie is currently examining and risk‑assessing the police custody process. His research aims to improve police decision‑making practices, which will ultimately lead to a number of positive individual, organisational and societal impacts This is a novel approach, because it looks…

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