Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

6 articles found

Fear of crowds - a 'new normal' shopping behaviour after COVID-19? The research examined how people feel when in the presence of large crowds of other shoppers

07 April 2021 4 min read

A new study suggests that shoppers may be fearful of returning to large enclosed shopping centres when lockdown restrictions ease on 12 April to allow non-essential retail to open.

Gunwharf Quays shopping centre

How everyday acts of defiance can shape and change markets

15 April 2019 4 min read

Subtle, hidden and everyday acts of resistance and defiance by people with limited resources could have an impact on markets in societies where state and religion is all-powerful.

Woman reading book with camera and cup of coffee

New ranking method could help hotels to maximise their revenue

08 November 2018 4 min read

Researchers have developed a new method for ranking hotels online that takes into account customer ratings and the value of each rated area to customers.

Male student looking through a clear wine glass

New research reveals the dark side of brand loyalty

06 December 2017 3 min read

As Christmas takes hold of the nation’s wallets, this study reveals the darker side of being devoted to your favourite brand.

Breast cancer study in India shows how the country can avoid crisis

14 August 2017 4 min read

A new study examining breast cancer awareness in India has found that a lack of early diagnosis is leading the country towards an epidemic. Read more today.

Why holidays can make you sick – examining pre-holiday stress

25 July 2017 2 min read

Liz Sharples says although we look forward to a holiday, research shows we are often worried, stressed or disappointed as departure approaches. Read more today

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