Cardiff Business School Research


Research is at the centre of Cardiff Business School's activities. Cardiff Business School is ranked 6th in the UK for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and one of only two business schools in the UK to be ranked in the top ten in each of the Government’s five assessment exercises since 1992.

Research is conducted both within the Schools' sub-disciplinary groups as well as via specialist and multidisciplinary research centres.

Cardiff Business School has an international faculty of world-leading scholars and its research reputation has helped it become an attractive centre of scholarship for colleagues from the UK and beyond. The School also has a strong and active PhD programme, with 150 PhD students studying at the School at any one time. A substantial proportion of these students are funded by scholarships obtained from funding bodies including the ESRC, EPSRC and a number of private sector organisations.

REF 2014

REF 2014

Find out more about our submissions and view the results from 18 December.

Research Highlights

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Winter Seminar series - Generating electricity from coal in 2015

On the 21st January 2015, the Logistics and Operations Management section welcomed John Burnett, Operations Section Head Aberthaw Power Station (part of RWE Group), to the School. He gave an informative and entertaining talk about the operational and logistical challenges of generating electricity from coal.

Winter Seminar series – shipping investment decisions and the role and use of sentiment and technical analysis

Cardiff Business School’s Logistics and Operations Management Section was pleased to welcome Dr Nikos Nomikos from CASS Business School, Professor in Shipping Risk Management, to give a guest presentation as part of its continuing seminar series.

First Cardiff Interdisciplinary Seminar on Decision Making: Bridging maths and psychology

Cardiff Business School recently hosted an Interdisciplinary Research Seminar on Decision Making. Held at the new Postgraduate Teaching Centre, this brought two leading experts in the interdisciplinary study of decision making to Cardiff to discuss their research.

LOMSAC 2015 - Logistics and Operations Management holds 1st annual conference

The first Logistics and Operations Management Section Annual Conference (LOMSAC 2015) was held on Friday, January 9 2015, in the new Postgraduate Teaching Centre. The conference, which is to become an annual event, featured 23 presentations over four sessions, delivered by LOM staff, PhD students and ASTUTE officers.

BSc Accounting and Finance alumna has work recognised at 2014 Undergraduate Awards

Charlotte Mendoza, a BSc Accounting and Finance alumna, recently attended the 2014 Undergraduate Awards where she received a Highly Commended certificate for her final year essay entitled "The Balanced Scorecard".

Autumn Seminar series – Supply chain expert asks ‘Is Global Supply Chain Automation Possible Today?’

As part of the Autumn Seminar series Logistics & Operations Management students heard from Phil Lambert on whether global supply chain automation is possible. Phil has many years’ experience in the supply chain field and is the former head of Oracle's Transport Management consulting group (EMEA) and founder of the original G-Log consulting group where he was VP International Operations.