Only very few established researchers in Europe succeed in getting research published in the highly acclaimed journal Review of Accounting Studies, according to the Head of Department of Accounting at CBS. Now, two junior researchers have achieved what is “almost impossible”.
In the months ahead, it will be crucial for managers and employees to talk together. Not on Teams or Zoom, but at the workplace, explains Pernille Steen Pedersen, Assistant Professor at CBS. In her view, we must talk about our lockdown experiences, but more importantly discuss how inner judges and bad consciences can haunt us.
Postdoc Jannick Friis Christensen and PhD Thomas Burø from CBS have created the concept ‘That’s interesting’. A kind of science club where researchers and everyone else can hang out and listen to new research being presented. The first event explores how DKK 2,500 million disappears into tax havens every year, and how the oldest building material, wood, is enjoying a revival.
Following a lightning government reshuffle, a new Minister for Higher Education and Science, Jesper Petersen, political spokesperson for the Social Democrats, is taking over the post from Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen, who will become the new Minister for Culture.
CBS students have interviewed some of Copenhagen’s top restaurateurs about leadership, crisis management, innovation and gender issues for their master’s theses. The students hope they can help develop the industry, which is currently characterized by a harsh tone and military hierarchy.
Fabio Galletta and Finn Johansson knew they were onto something when they started writing their CBS master’s thesis on project management. In August, they will present their work alongside some of the world’s top-researchers within management at the Academy of Management conference.
Nearly two years ago, the CBS Associate Professor received EUR 10 million to conduct research aiming to demonstrate how European cities can transition into circular and regenerative cities where waste ultimately becomes a resource that helps build capital.
Reforms and strategies can – if not well implemented – create destructive ghosts that haunt organizations, explains Associate Professor Justine Grønbæk Pors. She draws parallels from her own research to the implementation of CBS’ new strategy and warns that strategies should not become ideologies.
The green transition should be reflected in corporate financial accounts in order to hold businesses accountable for climate change challenges, explains Thomas Riise Johansen, CBS Professor and Project Coordinator of the TIME MIRROR project, which has received funds worth DKK 11.6 million.
Coronavirus disrupted both our grocery shopping behavior and the entire industry, a CBS master's thesis shows. The two thesis writers and their supervisor expect our behavior has changed for good.
Søren Hvidkjær, the Dean of Research, calls the ongoing debate on the freedom of research both “important” and “unfortunate”. He stresses that, contrary to claims made by Henrik Dahl and Morten Messerschmidt, he has not seen examples of excessive activism at CBS.
Two gender and diversity researchers from CBS reply to accusations from politicians Henrik Dahl and Morten Messerschmidt, who state that they have no trust in gender and migration studies and claim that the research is politics and activism in disguise. “We are happy and open to having discussions based on evidence, not on liking and disliking,” says Florence Villesèche, one of the researchers.
Along with Aarhus University, the University of Copenhagen and no less than 15 players from the food industry, CBS has launched a widescale research project that aims at putting Denmark on the world map in a plant-based transition adventure. The project, funded to the tune of DKK 8.4 million by Innovation Fund Denmark, will run for three years.
Associate professors can now follow a promotion track towards a full professorship. According to the Dean of Research, the newly established promotion track will create transparency and higher-quality research. A senior shop steward asks for a broader discussion of other career paths for associate professors not planning to become professors.
Increasing threat levels for cybercrime and espionage against universities have resulted in a pamphlet on preventing “foreign interference” published by the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) and the ministry. CBS’ CIO explains the innate dilemma between how universities operate and cyber security, and that we all need to be a little more skeptical and watchful.
Professor Eva Boxenbaum is one of five Danish researchers to receive the coveted Elite Research Award. With the award comes DKK 1 million for research, and Eva Boxenbaum already knows how to spend the money.
As consumers, do we have the power to force businesses to change their behavior, improve working conditions, and become sustainable? Yes, claim two CBS researchers, who share their views on the matter in the wake of the Nemlig.com case and give three pieces of advice.
The Danish government is open to including the climate and biodiversity crises in the object clause of The University Act. One and a half years ago, Associate Professor at CBS, Emil Husted, co-authored an open letter on the matter, which was signed by 558 researchers and teachers. He is following the re-ignited discussion with excitement and concern.