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Can corporate culture affect risk-taking in banks?

New study finds dangerous links between risk taking, profit and culture in bank.

6 March 2018Research

The Impact of Brexit on UK Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Most innovative and economically important may be hardest hit.

22 January 2018Business

Commercialisation by Scottish universities is ‘Mission Impossible’

New study suggests that academics make poor entrepreneurs.

28 March 2016Business

What failed drug busts are teaching world leaders about decision making

New insights into drug crime and policing revealed through Dr Cinla Akinci’s research into gut feeling decision making.

21 January 2016Government

Generational shift in housing aspirations

Findings of a new Scottish Government report

24 September 2015Research

British start-ups embrace the £146m crowdcube economy

Research reveals rise of disruptive finance

22 September 2015Business

Welfare reform hitting vulnerable young people in the housing market

New University report highlights the plight of 'Generation Rent' - young people facing considerable challenges navigating the housing market  

24 June 2015Public interest stories

St Andrews highlights economic benefit to the economy

Scotland’s oldest university has backed calls for the UK Government to reclassify international students as temporary visitors, not migrants.

20 May 2015Government

Academics warn policy-makers must learn from their mistakes

Research concludes that Intermediate Technology Institutes were a failure.

19 January 2015Government

Young ethnic minority Scots positive about Scotland

Study finds two thirds of young Scots spoken to likely to vote ‘No’.

16 September 2014Research