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Students could be less innovative in five years

Tight scheduled curricula can lead to more stressed and less innovative students, argue CBS researcher Maribel Blasco and professor in educational psychology Emmanuel Manalo. They call for more space for deep learning and incorporation of blended learning.

The odd one out

A more critical focus on diversity at the universities and other workplaces is needed, if we want to break with the gender norms and stereotypes that can lead to excluding work practices, argues Ph.D Fellow Jannick Friis Christensen from CBS.

With a Little Help from Singapore

Four Singaporean students are interns at Vejrhøj and Sitpack this summer as part of a summer school hosted by CBS. The students help with everything from packing products to investigating the Asian market, and in return, they get insights into the companies and the quirks of Danish culture.

Party time: CBS joins CPH Pride for the first time

CBS partaking in this year’s pride parade is not only an important statement both towards employees and students but also outwards, argue a proud student and associate professor. But not all parts of CBS support the initiative financially.

Researchers know how you behave at Roskilde Festival

Researchers love festivals, as they are like living labs. 14 scientists from CBS are going to this year’s Roskilde Festival to gather data about how much people walk, sleep, their behavior on social media and what they talk about during the festival.

The fight for the city

Residents around cities of Europe are fed up with tourists, even though most governments want to attract more. Researchers at CBS have investigated how branding a city can make residents and tourists better friends.

The Challenging Mission

Researchers are not good enough at talking about stress, whereas Communications seem to handle stress rather well. What ever the case, we need to change how we talk about stress, CBS staff and postdoc both agree upon.

Action, hands-on and influence

Students and small companies are often a perfect match, as they are looking for the same qualities, say the company PL&Partners and students from CBS and the University of Copenhagen.

CBS is battling increasing stress

The latest satisfaction survey at CBS reveals that employees are becoming more stressed every year. CBS tries to battle the increase with anti-stress initiatives, and they seem to work, says HRD Consultant Trine Madsen from CBS.

More than every other CBS-student is stressed

Stress is becoming the new normal at CBS, as 56 percent of its students feel stressed. CBS Students and the senior management take this very seriously and want to initiate concrete solutions from September this year.

Top CEOs: Travel, learn languages and be human

It’s not only about getting good grades and be hard working to succeed in the future job market. The business leaders, Stina Vrang Elias, Richard Emerton and Louise Seest put emphasis on the importance of being curious to the world, critical and human as crucial competences.

CBS report: Students are lacking competences for the future job market

Master students find it difficult when it comes to getting the right skills and competences for future jobs, a new CBS report presented to 600 CEOs today shows. The gap between what is taught at CBS, and what competences will be needed in the labor market only seems to grow bigger, argues professor at CBS.

Be selfish – take a break

Taking a break or two during the day is not a waste of time – actually it makes you far more efficient. And if you take some time to watch CBS WIRE's aquarium, research from CBS and other universities shows it can calm you down on a stressful day.

Blended Learning: Silence is Golden

Having created an increase in efficiency and creativity amongst employers and employees, the question lies in whether silence is also the vital element needed to produce a better learning environment here at CBS. A class of graduate students had a short introduction to the possibilities of silent co-creation.

The industry is missing out on the opportunities of eye tracking

Eye tracking technology is the key to unlock the secrets of consumer behavior. That's why Associate Professor, Jesper Clement wants to give companies access to the eye tracking lab at CBS – hoping to create a network for collecting data for future research.

I spy with my little eye

The space-age, eye-tracking glasses can give insights into what we look at when we go shopping. Combined with brain-imaging techniques, this technology has helped us to understand how humans make decisions. In the future, eye-tracking technology will make shopping even easier.

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