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New Government research project on the Community Infrastructure Levy for team led by Real Estate & Planning

2 April 2015

A research team led by the School of Real Estate & Planning and Three Dragons, together with David Lock Associates and Smiths Gore, has been appointed by the UK Government’s Department for Communities and Local Government to undertake research on the value, impact and delivery of the Community Infrastructure Levy.

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Research from REP looks at the sensitivity of European listed real estate to interest rates

1 April 2015

An EPRA funded report by Professor Simon Stevenson and colleagues looks at the sensitivity of European listed real estate to interest rates.

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Another great Speakers’ Panel hosted by the HCfE at Henley Business School on 25 March 2015

1 April 2015

Supported and sponsored by the Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub and Santander, the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship staged the ‘Successfully Hiring and Developing Staff’ Speakers’ Panel at Henley Business School on Wednesday 25 March 2015.

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Deputy Mayor of Reading recognises student achievements at Oxfam Projects presentation event

27 March 2015

Crowdfunding, flexible in-store technologies & online loyalty schemes were hot topics on 24th March, when Deputy Mayor of Reading, Cllr. Sarah Hacker, recognised achievements of Business School students for their projects to support Oxfam online operations.

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The 30% Club, FT and Henley Business School announce the launch of the Women in Leadership MBA Scholarship 2015

26 March 2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of our prestigious MBA Scholarship competition for The 30% Club Women in Leadership Scholarship, in association with the Financial Times.

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Current students connect with Henley Alumni to raise vital funds

26 March 2015

Current students take part in telethon in order to connect with Henley Alumni and raise vital funds

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International Alumni Events

26 March 2015

Alumni in three locations across the globe meet with Henley Business School Faculty visiting their region.

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Women in leadership – why championing makes all the difference

26 March 2015

Dr Shaheena Janjuha Jivraj reports on the findings of a major piece of research into the effects of championing.

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Dr Victoria Edwards attends reception at Buckingham Palace

25 March 2015

Dr Victoria Edwards, Associate Professor and Director of Rural Programmes in the School of Real Estate & Planning, attended a reception at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Majesty The Queen, to mark the 50th anniversary of The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

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Housing index provides foundation for transparency, sustainability and prosperity in Panama

25 March 2015

Housing economics experts from Real Estate & Planning at Henley Business School unveiled a new house price index for the Republic of Panama at an industry conference in the country last Friday.

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LOB PhD Student Lorenzo Todorow is an invited participant to the UN Global Compact+15

25 March 2015

LOB PhD student Lorenzo Todorow is an invited participant to the UN Global Compact+15: Business as a Force for Good, 23-25 June in New York.

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Real Estate & Planning Students in Dragons' Den Event

23 March 2015

REP's second year undergraduate students took part in a Dragons' Den last week, working in groups and pitching their ideas for a property-related business to our fierce but fair Dragons! 

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Professor David C. Lane invited speaker at Operational Research Society special interest group

23 March 2015

David C. Lane, Professor of Business Informatics at Henley Business School, was an invited speaker at the launch of an Operational Research Society special interest group which aims to apply behavioural concepts to the theory and practice of OR. Prof Lane discussed the use of System Dynamics modelling as a tool to explore behavioural effects in the context of public policy.

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Research by Dr David Littlewood wins RETF Best Research Output Prize for Henley Business School

20 March 2015

Dr David Littlewood, Lecturer in Reputation and Responsibility in the School of Marketing and Reputation wins this year's RETF funded Best Research Output Prize for Henley Business School, with his paper - 'Cursed' Communities? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Company Towns and the Mining Industry in Namibia, published in the Journal of Business Ethics.

'Cursed' Communities? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Company Towns and the Mining Industry in Namibia. Journal of Business Ethics.
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Businesses wake up to insights from the Henley Corporate Learning Survey 2015

19 March 2015

The new Guinness Partnership offices in London played host to a crowded breakfast meeting in February for the launch of the report into the findings of Henley Business School’s sixth and latest Corporate Learning Survey.

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Dr King included in new app ‘Audvisor’ as a Renowned Expert on Networking

17 March 2015

Zella King, Executive Fellow at Henley Business School, is one of a number of influential thinkers, together with Tom Peters and Seth Godin, whose insights have been compiled into a new app called Audvisor, available on the Apple and Google Play store. 

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A new study by Chris Brooks, Carola Hillenbrand and Kevin Money of the Henley Business School explores what stakeholders expect from corporations when it comes to paying tax

16 March 2015

Tax avoidance ‘accusations’ generally have no long term impact on companies’ share prices, new report finds.

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People Risk Management - New publication by Henley DBA graduates

10 March 2015

Two Henley DBA graduates, Dr. Keith Blacker and Dr. Patrick McConnell, have co-authored a new book on people risk management with Kogan Page Publishers, titled People Risk Management: A Practical Approach to Managing the Human Factors That Could Harm Your Business. The book will be available in 2015.

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Dr Emma Street and Tessa Lynn present at PLPR Conference in Greece

9 March 2015

Two members of Real Estate & Planning, Tessa Lynn (PhD researcher) and Dr Emma Street (Lecturer in Real Estate and Planning) presented papers at the 9th Annual International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR) conference at the University of Thessaly, in Volos, Greece.

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Get Enhanced with Real Estate & Planning

2 March 2015

Students from across Real Estate & Planning enjoyed a variety of events during the University-wide "Enhancement Week".

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Congratulations to the winner & finalists of Henley Challenge 2015

27 February 2015

"Short-termism: should we kick the habit?" was the question posed to Henley Business School students at the annual Henley Challenge on Thursday 19 February. Following an evening of diverse and fantastic presentations from finalists, Dina Ghanma, a BSc Finance & Investment Banking student, was crowned the winner and presented with a cheque for £1,000 to share with her chosen charity.

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Research by Dr Stanimira Milcheva recognised in Best Research Output award

26 February 2015

Dr Stanimira Milcheva, Lecturer in Real Estate Finance and Economics in the School of Real Estate & Planning, is runner-up in this year’s Research Endowment Trust Fund Best Research Output Prize with her paper "Cross-country effects of regulatory capital arbitrage".

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What Makes a World-Class Leader?

26 February 2015

An Insight into the Balance of Intellectual, Human, Political and Emotional Skills a World-Class Leader Needs Today. Deloitte’s state-of-the-art city offices provided the venue for a fascinating Breakfast Forum organised by Henley Business School, which looked at the various skills that make a world-class leader.

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Professor Narula to speak at Mediterranean Centre for Food Security and Sustainable Growth

24 February 2015

Professor Rajneesh Narula has been invited to speak at the ‘Investment and Financing along the Agricultural Value Chain for Food Security and Sustainability’ workshop, to be held by the Mediterranean Centre for Food Security and Sustainable Growth.

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CEAS of Henley Business School and Khazar University host Workshop for young Researchers

24 February 2015

Monday 16th to Friday 20th February 2015

Baku, Azerbaijan - Venue: Khazar University

Mehseti str., 41 (Neftchilar Campus), Marble Hall

Delivering sustainable economic development in resource – rich countries:

Ukrainian Crisis: Risks and Opportunities for Azerbaijan as Energy supplier and for its sustainable development

The British Council Researcher Links Workshop for Early Career Researchers

 

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New research from REP looks critically at the shared ownership housing choices

23 February 2015

Dr Anupam Nanda and Professor Gavin Parker from the School of Real Estate & Planning, have published new research which critically examines the shared ownership housing schemes in England.

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'Boosting Business Performance with a Knowledge Transfer Partnership' Speakers' Panel

18 February 2015

‘A great event!’ was the way delegates described the third Speakers’ Panel hosted by the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship at Henley Business School on Monday 16 February 2015

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Henley sponsors the 2015 Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Management Book of the Year awards.

13 February 2015

Held at the British Library on Monday 9 February, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Management Book of the Year awards celebrated the best in management writing. 

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Dr Angelique Chettiparamb to attend a workshop in New Dehli

13 February 2015

Dr Angelique Chettiparamb has received sponsorship to attend a workshop in New Delhi on ‘Cultural Heritage and Rapid Urbanisation in India’ from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Indian Council of Historical research (ICHR) with additional support from the British Library.

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REP joins successful bid to the RCUK/CONFAP Research Partnerships Newton Fund.

12 February 2015

Dr Richard Nunes is co-investigator on a research partnership of UK and Brazilian academics under the RCUK CONFAP Newton Fund.

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Professor Simon Stevenson wins "Best Refereed Paper" award

6 February 2015

REP’s Simon Stevenson, Professor of Real Estate Finance & Investment, won the "Best Refereed Paper" award at the recent conference of the Pacific-Rim Real Estate Society.

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Pathways goes Virtual

6 February 2015

Our Pathways to Property project took another innovative step forward with its first virtual event for schools.  Teams of A-level students joined staff for a virtual debate.

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Professor Kathy Pain to present on EU Cohesion Policy

4 February 2015

Kathy Pain, Professor of Real Estate Development in the School of Real Estate & Planning, will be presenting at EU Cohesion Policy Conference in Riga, Latvia later this week.

 

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Professor Brewster to be keynote speaker at Nepalese Academy of Management conference

29 January 2015

Professor Chris Brewster, of International Business and Strategy, has been invited as one of five keynote speakers for the 3rd biennial international conference of Nepalese Academy of Management (NAM) in Kathmandu.

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Professor Brewster to present at London South Bank University Evening Lecture Series

29 January 2015

Professor Chris Brewster, of International Business and Strategy, will give the first of this year's Centre for International Business (CIB) evening lectures at London South Bank University.

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Dr Patrizia Kokot presented at CityWealth's Power Women Summit

28 January 2015

Dr Patrizia Kokot attended the CityWealth's Power Women Summit on Friday, 23rd January 2015 in London

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Professor Narula invited to Advisory Group meeting for OECD Project

28 January 2015

Professor Narula, from the International Business and Strategy unit, has been invited to an Advisory Group meeting at OECD Innovation for Inclusive Growth Project.

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Professor Tovstiga elected for new role in Strategic Management Society Special Interest Group

13 January 2015

Professor George Tovstiga, of International Business and Strategy, has been elected as of October 2014 as “Representative at Large” to the Strategic Management Society Special Interest Group (SIG) “Strategy Practice”.

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In Memoriam, Professor Peter Byrne 1946 - 2015

12 January 2015

We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden death of Peter Byrne, Professor of Real Estate Dynamics and Head of the School of Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School at the University of Reading.

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New research from REP: “Does energy efficiency matter to home-buyers?"

9 January 2015

New research by Dr Anupam Nanda and Professor Peter Wyatt, with colleagues from Cambridge and UCL, reveals that more energy efficient properties attract premium prices.

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Dr Chris Dalton has released a book called "The Every Day MBA"

9 January 2015

Dr Chris Dalton, Associate Professor in Leadership Organisations and Behaviour has released a book called "The Every Day MBA"

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Guy Champniss, Associate Professor, Marketing and Reputation lead author on feature in Jan-Feb edition of Harvard Business Review

19 December 2014

Why Your Customers' Social Identities Matter.  The way customers see themselves determines their behaviour - and you can influence that.  by Guy Champniss, Hugh N Wilson and Emma K Macdonald publsihed Harvard Businees Review January 2015

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Excellent result for Real Estate & Planning in the Research Excellence Framework

18 December 2014

We are very pleased to announce our strong showing in the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) with more than 80% of our research being rated world-leading or internationally excellent.

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REF 2014 results speak volumes about Henley’s research

18 December 2014

Top 10% for internationally excellent and world-leading research.

Henley’s 70 year status confirmed as a leading research and policy focused business school.

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Winning at Customer Development Workshop highly recommended by SMEs

16 December 2014

Highly recommended was the verdict of SMEs who attended the ‘Winning at Customer Development’ Workshop delivered by the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub and Santander Bank on 16 December 2014

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Real Estate & Planning students reach the semi-finals of the Universities Business Challenge

15 December 2014

Congratulations to two first year Real Estate & Planning students who have reached the semi-finals of the UK Universities Business Challenge.

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Professor Lane awarded ORS President’s Medal

12 December 2014

Professor David Lane has received the Operational Research Society’s President’s Medal 2014 for work in the area of child protection.

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Congratulations to all our December 2014 graduates

11 December 2014

Congratulations to all our students who graduate today during a series of ceremonies held in the Great Hall at the University of Reading's historic London Road campus.

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Kazakhstan’s new ambassador visits Henley Business School

10 December 2014

On November 24, 2014, at its Greenlands campus, Henley welcomed the new Kazakhstani Ambassador to the UK.

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REP Research Fellow, Dr Claudia Murray, writes on climate change for RTCC News

10 December 2014

As UN climate talks take place in Lima, Claudia Murray discusses how inadequate housing and public transport are contributing to climate change

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Professor Neil Crosby awarded Honorary Fellowship

8 December 2014

Neil Crosby, Professor of Real Estate in the School of Real Estate & Planning, has been awarded this year's Honorary Fellowship of the Society of Property Researchers.

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Henley Business School students receive Chancellor's Award

5 December 2014

We would like to extend our congratulations to the following Henley Business School students who have received a 2014 Chancellor’s Award.

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Dr Claudia Murray at the UN Climate Summit

4 December 2014

Dr Claudia Murray, Research Fellow in Real Estate & Planning, is presenting at the United Nations Climate Summit in Lima, Peru.

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Real Estate & Planning students receive the Chancellor’s Award

2 December 2014

Congratulations to Real Estate & Planning undergraduate students who have received the Chancellor's Award 2014

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Henley’s Executive programmes rise high in the Financial Times European Business Schools rankings 2014

1 December 2014

Today’s published table sees Henley rise 17 places to number 36 in Europe with the 2nd biggest jump of any business school into the UK top 10. 

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Dr Claudia Murray at the Instituto Pereira Passos, Rio de Janeiro

1 December 2014

Dr Claudia Murray, Research Fellow in Real Estate & Planning, was in Rio de Janeiro last month working on the Vila Cruzeiro Live Lab project.

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Second Speakers Panel at Henley Business School 24 November 2014

28 November 2014

Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub and Santander Bank host a 'Second successful Speakers’ Panel at Henley Business School on 24 November 2014

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Gala Celebration for Henley Africa Graduates

26 November 2014

On 25 November 2014, 143 Henley graduands, their families and friends attended a lively and festive graduation ceremony at The Forum in Sandton.

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Henley Business School ICAEW Speed Meeting

24 November 2014

On 29 October 2014, Henley Business School held its first ‘speed meeting’ career event in collaboration with ICAEW and the Thames Valley Society of Chartered Accountants. This was an exciting opportunity for students to meet and have ‘speed interviews’ with local employers with real training contracts to offer. This event attracted 12 local employers and 37 final-year accounting students.

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Professor Lane at Behavioural OR Launch Event

21 November 2014

Professor David Lane has been invited to speak at this Operational Research Society event to be held in London.

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