Leeds University Business School is proud to be a top ten research-intensive institution. Our research mission is to produce and disseminate research of world-class, to increase knowledge, skills, understanding and impact.
This blog will showcase some of our research and the impact it has had by inspiring business managers, informing policy makers and influencing society. It will also feature informative entries for researchers at various stages of their careers, as well as news and opinion pieces of interest to the business research community. All the articles on this blog are the view of the individual authors, not Leeds University Business School or the University of Leeds.
People may be more willing to share scarce resources than apocalyptic Hollywood movies suggest
Showcasing the Business School’s quality and breadth of research
Why is it so difficult to communicate hot weather risks?
Dr Vedran Lesic discusses the use of reference points when asking consumers about electricity usage within the home.
Dr Andrea Taylor discusses her research on the relationship between public perceptions of weather and beliefs about climate change in the UK and US.
Business School colleagues took part in a global 24-hour climate change event which occurred simultaneously in major cities around the world.
Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin explains why it is not enough to just focus on researching solutions when it comes to tackling climate change.
The recent biscuit shortage is an example of the knock-on effect flooding can have on businesses.