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World-leading status affirmed in QS World University Rankings 2024

The Business School is an integral part of a world-leading university, and our academic excellence and impact is reflected in our global rankings
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A successful deep dive into the future of work

On Friday 23 June the School hosted a TEDx-style event at Durham’s Radisson Blu hotel to consider the future of work in the post-pandemic era. Faculty from the School delivered a series of short talks related to the theme and based upon their research into work areas.
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Highly-educated entrepreneurs benefit more from accelerator programmes

Due to their knowledge gap in entrepreneurship skills, new entrepreneurs who are highly educated are most likely to benefit from new venture accelerator programmes.
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The influence of proxy advisors and ESG rating agencies on companies and investors

New research by the School in collaboration with Morrow Sodali, and commissioned by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sheds light on the profound influence and impact of proxy voting advisors and ESG rating agencies on actions and reporting by FTSE 350 companies, as well as their effect on investors, including asset managers and asset owners
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