International study shows how COVID enforced home working could adapt to continue effectively – UEA

The first international empirical study of work from home shows there are benefits that could be maintained after the pandemic. But the new research also outlined less-positive aspects, such as the lack of boundaries between work and home, and the loss of spontaneous, creative discussions or problem-solving. Researchers at the universities of East Anglia (UEA) […]

New model leads the way to safe social distancing – University of Lancaster

Lancaster University is spearheading a unique, automated, social distancing and way-finding model for businesses preparing to re-open safely in the post-pandemic recovery. Testing out the social distancing initiative at The Storey in Lancaster.The new model, devised by the University’s new School of Architecture, uses algorithms, special design exploration processes, generative software, sympathetic signage, electronically created […]

New business support initiative to help organisations recover – Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has unveiled a new portfolio of business support services to help organisations respond to current challenges presented by COVID-19 and plan for future recovery. UUBS Executive Dean, Professor Mark Durkin said, “The resilience and creativity demonstrated by local businesses to date has been inspiring and while there is no doubt […]

Challenge to help businesses hosting digital live events – Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University is supporting a challenge to help businesses find virtual alternatives to live events and exhibitions. Many events and conferences have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic because of restrictions on mass gatherings, travel and face-to-face interaction. The Department of Sports and Events Management at BU has partnered with digital agency Crowd, the Department for […]

Are female leaders better at managing in a coronavirus crisis? – De Montfort University Leicester

Angela Merkel in Germany, Tsai Ing-Wen in Taiwan, Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland and New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern have been widely praised for their considered yet caring approach to the coronavirus pandemic. But saying that women make better leaders in a crisis would be an oversimplification, says performance coach and senior lecturer Alex Morgan of Leicester […]

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