Our research helps inform policymaking both in the UK and worldwide across a broad spectrum of academic disciplines. These range from areas such as science and innovation policy through to healthcare management, regional devolution and welfare policies.
Our academics engage across the highest levels of government, sitting on select committees and working groups, while being regularly commissioned to write reports for government departments in their specific research areas where they are recognised as leading authorities.
For instance our Manchester Institute of Innovation Research is a world-leading centre of excellence in the study of science, technology and innovation policy and management. Its mission to combine rigour with relevance lies at the heart of its engagement activities as it seeks to help policymakers understand the dynamics of science and innovation. For instance the Institute was recently commissioned by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills as part of an ongoing review of government research establishments.
Our Health Services Research Centre is a leading authority on healthcare management, and most recently has been informing policy around the devolution of health and social care services in Greater Manchester.
And our academics are also at the forefront of changing working practices. For instance Professor Jill Rubery recently gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee on policies aimed at reducing the pay gap for women.
Friday, June 8, 2018
Alliance Manchester Business School has launched its MSc in International Healthcare Leadership in Manchester.
Professional women gather at Alliance MBS-sponsored event to realise their power and celebrate the Suffragette spirit
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Alliance Manchester Business School is sponsoring the inaugural WIN Manchester, a leadership event for professional women and men taking place on 7 June at the UKFast Campus in Manchester.
A video animation highlighting the findings of a paper on Human Resource Management (HRM) by Tony Dundon and Anthony Rafferty has been published.
Friday, May 25, 2018
The paper, The (potential) demise of HRM?, was recently published in the Human Resource Management Journal and discusses how the future of HRM both as a field of study, and as a form of professional practice, is reaching a critical juncture.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Students including: Sami Al-Shatri, and Anastasija Starkina from Blockchainers and The University of Manchester won the 1st prize in the UK which pipped the US to the post at a blockchain hackathon.
Alliance Manchester Business School launches groundbreaking Corporate Governance and Human Rights Programme
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Alliance Manchester Business School has launched a new executive education programme focusing on the private sector’s growing responsibility towards human rights. The programme will be delivered by the School’s Business and Human Rights Catalyst and will provide executives with an in-depth and innovative understanding of the challenges and opportunities for improving business performance and human rights.
Blackpool Council set to approve a £27 million unsecured loan over 25 years to Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Monday, May 21, 2018
Naomi Chambers, Professor of Healthcare Management at Alliance Manchester Business School, discusses Blackpool Council’s plans to approve a £27 million unsecured loan to Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This follows Naomi’s appearance on yesterday’s BBC Sunday Politics programme on the same subject.
Monday, May 14, 2018
Alliance Manchester Business School is ranked 4th in the UK for customised executive education, by the Financial Times. Globally, the School has risen 15 places to 31st and is ranked 15th in Europe.
There remains a lack of clear, consistent and complete information about the costs and returns of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI), says Professor Anne Stafford.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
This week I was honoured to address the launch at the House of Commons – where guests included Chief Secretary to the Treasury Elizabeth Truss - of an Academy of Social Sciences booklet which brought together some of the most authoritative contributions to contemporary issues from accounting and finance researchers across the UK.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Alliance Manchester Business School co-organised an event to showcase the growing partnership between Manchester and China. Building upon existing links between the two regions, the event highlighted the technological, social and financial implications of Mobike’s presence in Manchester.