About the Conference Host
The University of LiverpoolFounded in 1881, the University of Liverpool has an impressive history of pioneering education and research, with a particular emphasis on 'education for the professions'.
Today we are a principal centre of excellence in many disciplines, including engineering, medicine, dentistry, business and law - as we strive to prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century.
As one of the UK’s top 20 research-led universities, we are furthering knowledge with strategic partners worldwide and we intend to double our £123m pa research budget by 2015.
Education creates opportunity. We are proud to be one of the UK’s most inclusive universities, welcoming students from a wide variety of backgrounds and from over 100 countries of the world.
The University of Liverpool Management SchoolThe University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) was established in 2002 as a major strategic investment (£12 million in facilities and staff) by the University and to amalgamate existing departments and form a centre of excellence where we could grow and develop in terms of teaching, research and engagement.
Its mission is to generate and disseminate original research and knowledge applicable to the significant challenges of economic, societal, organizational and management development facing business leaders, policy makers, public servants and practitioners in the 21st century.
ULMS research groups and clusters contribute to a research community and environment that embrace a range of social science disciplines relevant and synergistic to developing a contemporary and distinctive management research portfolio. Researchers at ULMS enjoy significant standing, recognition and esteem within their field and academic community as well as amongst policy bodies and other ‘end-users’ with respect to the following research interests:
ULMS has 58% of staff with an international background; countries represented by ULMS faculty include Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States of America.