Monday, February 5, 2024
The Port of Dover and the universities of Manchester and Plymouth have been awarded a £333,585 grant by Innovate UK to create and embed an AI-augmented digital twin of Dover harbour. The funding underpins a three-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) that will harness the universities’ world-leading expertise in hydrodynamic modelling and cutting-edge research in AI and machine learning to create a transformative virtual model of the Port of Dover. >>
Lou Cordwell OBE Appointed Professor of Innovation and Special Advisor to The University of Manchester
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Lou Cordwell, OBE, has been appointed Professor of Innovation at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR) at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) and Special Advisor to the Office of the President and Vice-Chancellor. >>
Friday, January 12, 2024
The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), based at AMBS, welcomed almost 500 delegates from 33 countries this week as it hosted the prestigious Geography of Innovation (GeoInno) conference over three days at The University of Manchester. >>
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Low-cost oil producers will start to question why supplies are being rationed; this will have “huge implications” for the oil market, said Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist at BP. Addressing the annual BP lecture at Alliance MBS, Dale – a former chief economist at the Bank of England – said in no other industry could you have a country such as Saudi Arabia, where it costs just $10 to produce a barrel of oil, operating in the same market as a country like Canada where it costs $30 to $40.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Despite the ‘compelling” business case for having more women on company boards the move towards gender equality in the boardroom has stalled. Our Vital Topics panel debate on ‘Diversity at the top’ heard that there remained a complex and often contradictory array of reasons as to why more women did not hold senior management positions. For instance there are still only seven female CEOs in the FTSE 100 today.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Wilfred Chi Hang Leung, part-time Global MBA graduate at Alliance Manchester Business School, has been awarded The Association of MBA’s (AMBA) prestigious MBA Student of the Year award.
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