BBS Head of School in address to CABS Annual Research Conference
BBS Head Professor Chris Pitelis was an invited speaker at the Chartered Association of Business Schools Annual Research in Birmingham on Wednesday 29 March 2017, to talk about ‘managing and leading research teams in a post Stern review world’.
The presentation highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary, impactful and engaged research and itemised key requisite steps to achieve this in the context of teams and by building appropriate mechanisms and institutions.He then focused on some of the challenges arising from the Stern review, and looked at the comparative position of Brunel in a post Stern world. He highlighted the importance of the interdisciplinary institutes and the high ‘research intensity’ at Brunel, as key post Stern Brunel and BBS strengths. He concluded with proposals on how to adapt and leverage the Stern proposals in order to better lead, manage and produce excellent high quality research in the new emerging research and higher education landscape'.