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Creating new models for trade

Professor Carol Alexander’s research on financial risk management is being used by the Intercontinental Exchange to develop a new breed of models for determining margins on derivatives trades.

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Informing Japanese investment in Czech Republic

Dr Norifumi Kawai is working with key people and institutions in the Czech government and industry to help inform the activities of Japanese investors in the Czech Republic.

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Improving financing sevices to SMEs

Through a joint research project with Julian Frankish and Richard RobertsProfessor David Storey and Dr Alex Coad, helped a well-known high street bank improve its services.

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Managing electricity price risk

Dr Michael Coulon frequently collaborates with energy companies to design and implement new mathematical models for managing electricity price risk in the face of rapidly changing market conditions.

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Picture credit: Rob Burke / Electricity pylons [Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license]


Italians take vow of chastity when the Pope is in town

7 January 2020

Italians have less sex when the Pope visits their town because they feel guilty about possible abortions.

New £8 million research centre to explore how digital technology will impact the future of work

3 September 2019

A major new research centre exploring how digital technologies are changing the world of work is to launch at the start of 2020.

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