Centres of excellence
The Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance (STF) facilitates international dialogue between industry, government and academic leaders, and undertakes applied research.
Centre for Charity Effectiveness (CCE) provides a unique centre of excellence in Europe with a mission to increase the effectiveness and achievement of voluntary and community organisations.
Centre for Asset Management Research (CAMR) provides a stimulating environment where academic theory can be discussed as readily as the latest trends, products and developments in the asset management industry. The Centre's activities are aimed at encouraging this relationship between theory and practice.
Centre for Banking Research (CBR) promotes high calibre academic research in the field of banking and to foster the teaching of banking subjects to a high standard.
Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice (CCPP) intends to become the UK leader in teaching, research and knowledge transfer for creativity in professional practice, ranging from informatics and engineering to business and the arts.
Centre for Econometric Analysis (CEA) promotes and supports research by leading researchers in econometrics (methodological and applied, macro and micro), financial econometrics, and other quantitative methods used in finance.
Centre for Financial Analysis and Reporting Research (CeFARR) develops user-relevant research in the areas of financial reporting and analysis for the valuation of securities.
Centre for Professional Service Firms (CPSF) is dedicated to researching leadership and change in professional service firms and facilitating the development of the professional service firm of the future.
Centre for Research in Corporate Governance (CRCG) carries out multi-disciplinary research into corporate governance at National, European and Global levels.
Emerging Markets Group (EMG) Provides a forum for research and exchange of information on foreign exchange and financial markets in emerging economies.
Ethos: The Centre for Responsible Enterprise (CRE) explores issues of responsibility, sustainability, ethics and governance in organizations.
Pensions Institute (PI) serves as a clearing house for information on pensions, with particular emphasis on the UK system and publicises PI research and activities. The Pensions Institute is the first and only UK academic research centre focused entirely on pensions research.
The International Centre for Research in Organizational Discourse, Strategy and Change (ICRODSC) links international researchers who share an interest in developing and applying discourse methods in the study of organizations.
ESRC Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy (CGAP) aims to build a better understanding of charitable giving and philanthropy for donors, charities and policy-makers; and to promote the strategic role of philanthropy in meeting today's social needs.
Centre for New Technologies, Innovation and Enterprise (CENTIVE) bridges the technology/business interface by focusing on science-based sectors and key issues that exercise practitioners, policy-makers and academics
Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre (MARC) is the first centre at a major business school to pursue leading-edge research into the global mergers and acquisitions industry.
Research and special interest groups
Group for Leadership Evidence Analysis and Development (LEAD) has one of the largest groups of leadership scholars. Leadership is studied from different disciplines and disseminated through public seminars and research workshops.