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A priceless guide to prices

It often dictates what we’ll have for dinner, where we’ll go on our next vacation, and what Christmas presents we’ll buy for our loved ones. Yes, you guessed it – prices. Those small digits that determine the value of our needs and desires. PHD fellow Stefan Sløk-Madsen gave us a better understanding of the concept of price when we asked him: Why is the price of diamonds higher than that of fresh water, when one is necessary to our survival and the other is nothing more than a solid piece of carbon?

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University paper at CBS: 40 years of writing

A university paper has been sharing CBS’ stories for 40 years. Stories that have brought students and staff closer together, overthrown a president, and just made people smile. One of the founders, two former journalists, and the President of CBS Students tell the story about the university paper.

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CBS gets new guidelines for good research communication in the wake of professor’s defense of Danske Bank

CBS professor Steen Thomsen publicly defended Danske Bank without making it clear that the very same bank funded his own research center. This has resulted in consequential action taken by CBS. The guidelines on good research communication will be renewed to ensure improved transparency on research funding, and the coming Vice Dean of Research Communication will be given an extended mandate.

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Ain’t no Sunshine when he’s gone

After ten years of service at CBS, Somchai Bronlow will no longer be juggling coffee mugs, warm croissants, white tablecloths and thousands of plates for meetings and events. Instead, a sustainable fish farm in Thailand awaits.

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Rikke thinks traditional case competitions are outdated, so she and her team made their own

Students are given limited preparation time in CBS’ new business competition, Business Battlefield, as the aim is to test their ability to think on their feet. CBS student and co-founder, Rikke Knudsen, explains why the old case competition format is outdated.

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Excited, gentle, hoarse, sarcastic: This is the sound of power

Researchers Anton Grau Larsen, Christoph Ellersgaard and Morten Fischer Sivertsen from CBS have investigated Denmark’s power elite for years. In a new podcast series on Radio24Syv, they explain their research and give listeners the unique opportunity to hear the voices of the most powerful people in Denmark.

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Professor’s defense of Danske Bank is to be discussed by Academic Council

The current policy on good research communication practice needs to be revised, argues Søren Hvidkjær, the Dean of Research. He has asked the Academic Council to discuss the matter in the wake of criticism raised by other researchers in the media, in light of CBS Professor Steen Thomsen’s defense of Danske Bank in the newspaper Børsen. Furthermore, he wants the council to give their input on the appointment of a new Vice Dean of Research Communication.

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How Twitter made Simon’s BA project the talk of the town

“It was like getting a virtual high five,” says Simon Carøe Aarestrup about Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler tweeting about the bachelor project that he and his fellow classmate, Frederik had worked on. But how does research communication work on social media in general? CBS WIRE talked to two professors about how they use social media.

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Eager to go back to summer? Here is Lukas’ guide to a magically laid-back and relaxed island

I can imagine that I am not the only person that might have similar thoughts when the semester had kicked off and the weather in the Danish capital had changed back to being rough and uninviting: A vacation right now, in a warm and sunny place would be ideal before returning back to 'reality'. CBS WIRE's blogger, Lukas Kohl brings summer back with his city guide to Catania and eastern Sicily. Enjoy!

Art is one to one. You can't share a piece of art but you can share a discussion about it Michael Kvium, Danish artist

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Money, money, money: How the annual 2% reduction affects CBS, and why a DKK 123 million windfall isn’t all good news

On one hand, CBS must cut two percent of its grant for education annually, an unpopular intervention, which the government has decided to continue. On the other hand, CBS may receive DKK 123 million for research and education over three years. But CBS may also risk losing approximately DKK 50 to 60 million per year. So, what’s going on with CBS’ finances?

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