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18 February 2021

2 minutes to read

Transforming the use of quantum computers

Dr Oleksandr Kyriienko, lead of the University of Exeter’s Quantum Dynamics, Optics, and Simulation group (QuDOS) is working in close partnership with Dutch start-up Qu & Co to develop quantum software with the potential to transform the way we use the huge power of quantum computers in industry.

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3 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Uncovering the ‘Glass Cliff’

Research at the University of Exeter has uncovered a previously unknown phenomenon, in which women are more likely to be appointed to risky and precarious leadership positions in times of crisis. The ‘glass cliff’ is the phrase used to describe this situation. It follows previous research has described the barriers women face…

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4 September 2020

5 minutes to read

Has the FTSE 100 performed as badly this century as it appears?

Apple has become the first company worth £1.7 trillion, meaning that it is now more valuable than all the companies in the FTSE 100. This is extraordinary news about one American tech company, but it also points to the fact that FTSE 100 share prices have performed poorly against rival indices around the world for several decades. (Republished from The Conversation)

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18 June 2020

2 minutes to read

Weakest Link in Cyber Security

Professor Achim D. Brucker explains how we can keep our systems cyber secure while remote working.

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5 June 2020

3 minutes to read

Increasing gender diversity on NHS and FRC boards

The representation of women on NHS Trust boards has increased to 45 per cent following the adoption of changes to hiring practices recommended in a 2017 report from Professor Ruth Sealy.

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10 October 2019

6 minutes to read

Digital Transformation: how corporate culture responds to the internet

Prepaid business card provider, Soldo, spoke with Prof. Mark Thompson as part of a series, speaking to today’s most influential digital disruptors. Prof. Mark Thompson is Professor in Digital Economy at Exeter Business School, and Strategy Director at the Methods Group.

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17 October 2018

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Redressing the gender balance

The under-representation of women in surgical roles is being addressed by research from a leading University of Exeter academic.

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3 November 2017

2 minutes to read

More women in boardrooms by 2020

Research on women’s lack of representation in leadership roles by Professor Ruth Sealy from the University of Exeter’s Business School is informing the NHS’s strategy for achieving gender parity on its boards by 2020.

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