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Times Higher Education: Local focus for university-business links in UK ‘too narrow’

A report by the National Centre for Universities and Businesses (NCUB) and the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge Business School, based on major survey of almost 4,000 firms, finds work with institutions at national and international level…

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Greater business-university collaboration will reap rewards

Interactions between UK businesses and universities are broad based and beneficial, but are being held back by firms' lack of capacity and information to tap this key resource, says a new report co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Valuable interactions…

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University of Cambridge: greater business-university collaboration will reap rewards.

Cambridge Independent: Life sciences and IT drove Cambridge growth in pandemic’s first year

New data covering the first full year of the pandemic (April 2020 to March 2021) identifies the life sciences and IT sectors as driving growth in the region. The analysis from the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge…

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Public or private energy?

Renationalisation is not the solution to the current supply and pricing issues in the energy market, Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School says in a new podcast. Renationalisation of the energy industry is "not an obvious solution" to…

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Burning gas burner.

Research impact

Research & Development study by David Connell of the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School is cited by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in a high-profile lecture. A study on lagging Research & Development (R&D)…

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Illustration showing digital data analysis and planning.

BBC: PM programme

Dr Brendan Burchell, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, talks about a study looking at a four day working week on BBC Radio 4 on the PM programme. (starts at 47min, subs)…

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Lebanese health

Lebanon's health services should be given far greater priority in economic recovery policies by donor governments, says new report co-authored at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. A new report co-authored by researchers from the Centre…

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Lebanese flag flying over Lebanon.

Gaza health care

Improve information flows and build cooperation between stakeholders in the health sector in Gaza to address continuing humanitarian needs, says report from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge. Dr Mona Jebril A new report on health care in…

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The Eid al-Adha morning prayer in Gaza City, 20 July 2021.

The Economist: Why the bullshit-jobs thesis may be, well, bullshit

A study on useless jobs co-authored by Dr Brendan Burchell, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, is featured in The Economist. The study looked at the claims behind David Graeber’s theory and found “that the data often show…

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The Times: It’s a mistake to think all problems can be solved with extra investment

Further coverage of a report on the UK’s research and development tax credit scheme by David Connell, Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School. The UK government’s flagship £7.3 billion-a-year tax credit scheme…

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