NBS Research

Business School Of The YearNewcastle Business School (NBS) is the 8th most improved Business School in the recent 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) National Assessment.

Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies have been assessed as internationally excellent or world leading (3* or above).  NBS is a vibrant and research rich Business School with a history of applied research demonstrating strong engagement with the local economy, public and voluntary  sectors. Its reach extends both nationally and internationally through an impressive multinational staff and student base enabling global international partnerships and the delivery of high impact research for all our stakeholders.

The NBS 2020 strategic research vision is organised into three formal and distinctive signature areas supported by a set of dynamically inclusive and academic led research interest groups. You can learn more by clicking on the links below: 

Digital Business

Digital Business, combined with rapid technological innovations enabled by the internet of things (IoT), is leading to unprecedented technological advancement for business, the economy and society.

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Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership

The aim of the Strategic Innovation & Entrepreneurial Leadership (SIEL) group is to empirically investigate strategic entrepreneurial leadership and innovation through the lens of entrepreneurial orientation and effectuation in variety of organization contexts.

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Responsible Business

The challenge of sustainability and a slew of corporate scandals provide almost daily illustration of the need for responsibility in business.

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Research signature areas are  headed by a team of  leading international Professors, supported by Readers, academic staff and  doctoral  research students and  are integrated within the wider university multidisciplinary research themes. This allows for the development of synergies through multidisciplinary working across Faculties as well as capitalising upon our national and international university, industry and public sector collaborations.