2014 Media Coverage

Members of the department are regularly featured in the media, below is a selection of coverage for 2014:

November

  • Namrata Malhotra was interviewed by a member of the editorial team at the Legal Practice Management, a magazine for law firm managers. She commented on factors accelerating the march toward fixed fee pricing systems from hourly rates in small and medium law firms. Appeared in the Legal Practice Management magazine in July 2014.
  • Richard Green published a letter in the Financial Times on October 3rd, on the emissions savings from wind generation: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4d0c0be6-4976-11e4-9d7e-00144feab7de.html#axzz3I7nwEVyd

October

  • Media story on the broader context of Jan-Michael Ross and Dmitry Sharapov’s forthcoming AMJ-paper (produced by Maxine Myers): http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_5-9-2014-12-18-22 Also (partly) published in the reporter (Issue 276, 1st October 2014
  • Sankalp Chatuvedi was interviewed by Proformative on “Cost of Taking the Wrong Job”. Proformative is the “largest and fastest growing online resource and professional network for senior finance, accounting and related professionals”.

September

  • Carol Propper’s co-authored paper with John McCormack and Sarah Smith, titled ‘Herding Cats? Management and University Performance’, was mentioned in an article in Times Higher Education on 28th August 2014 (Russell Group rated best at cat-herding).
  • Professor Tommaso Valletti’s and Dr Pantelis Koutroumpis research on internet speed and property values, “Speed 2.0 – Evaluating access to universal digital highways” featured in an article in the Daily Telegraph http://imprl.biz/1nYKtyI The Daily Telegraph has a circulation of 523,048 copies. Its website is the third most visited British newspaper website with 1.7 million daily browsers.

July

  • Following a press release sent out yesterday, please see the link below to the Daily Telegraph’s article on Professor Tommaso Valletti’s and Dr Pantelis Koutroumpis research on internet speed and property values http://imprl.biz/1nYKtyI The Daily Telegraph has a circulation of 523,048 copies. Its website is the third most visited British newspaper website with 1.7 million daily browsers. A news story about the research will also feature on the College’s and the Business School’s news site.
  • Please see the link below to an article by the Times Higher Education about Professor Carol Propper being elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.http://imprl.biz/1rNK694 The Times Higher Education website has 767,000 unique online visitors a month. A further story about Carol’s Fellowship features on Imperial’s website: http://imprl.biz/WEM3uc
  • Please see the article about Andreas Eisingerich’s Facebook research in Business Standard. http://imprl.biz/1qJc4SY Business Standard is an Indian English-language daily newspaper that primarily covers India, international business and financial news and issues. The paper has a daily circulation of 184,000 copies. The Business Standard website receives 1.5 million unique users per month, the highest for any stand-alone newspaper website in India.
  • Eisingerich, Andreas B. and colleagues’ accepted article “Why recommend a brand face-to-face but not on Facebook? How word-of-mouth on online social sites differs from traditional word-of-mouth” in the Journal of Consumer Psychology was covered by Fox News (http://smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com/marketing-sales/2014/07/01/word-mouth-still-rules-for-brand-advocacy/), Times of India, and numerous other media outlets (Odisha Sun Times, NTDV, Science 2.0, Business Standard, etc.)
  • Annabelle Gawer’s article on Amazon’s entry in Smartphones, published 18th June in The Conversation (whose motto is: Academic Rigour, Journalistic Flair) http://bit.ly/1kNQ8Ac The article has also been picked up + re-published by The New Statesman http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/2014/06/amazons-smartphone-launch-offers-prudent-platform-growth Australia: It has also been republished by an Australian publication, StartupSmart http://www.startupsmart.com.au/2014061912543/technology/amazons-smartphone-launch-offers-a-prudent-platform-for-growth.html France: Annabelle also wrote an article in French, which was published in Les Echos (445000 daily readers, the French equivalent to the Financial Times). http://lnkd.in/dRXWkxY. Amazon’s smartphone launch offers a prudent platform for growth

June

  • Professor Jonathan Haskel’s research on how science investment boosts economic growth in the UK. Jonathan’s research shows that public funding of science and engineering has significant benefits for the economy and society. Following the report, Jonathan met with Universities and Science Minister David Willets recently to discuss the findings of the report and how it can help shape government policies.
  • Professor Richard Green and Dr Iain Staffell have written an article about ageing of wind farms for  Energy World. The article is based on their research on the decline of wind farms. Energy World is a monthly journal published by the Energy Institute which covers the entire energy scene.  It is sent to members of the Energy Institute, which is the professional body for the energy industry.  The institute supports over 19,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 companies worldwide.
  • Forbes India reports on Omar Merlo and Andreas Eisingerich’s research on the role of customer engagement in driving loyalty: http://india.forbes.com/article/thunderbird/want-to-keep-customers-coming-back-invite-their-participation/37309/1

May

  • Professor Richard Green has been interviewed by three national media outlets about the potential impact of the Conservative’s plans to cap the number of  onshore wind farms.  This follows a Royal Academy of Engineering study on wind energy, launched on April 9, in which Richard led on the economic aspects of the report.Please see the below links to the Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and BBC News Online.
    • BBC News Onlinehttp://biz/1k806Qw
    • BBC News Online is the most popular news website in the UK and forms a major part of BBC Online.  The site records around 40 million unique users a week – around 60 to 70% of visitors are from the UK.
    • The Guardianhttp://imprl.biz/1hkazryThe Guardian has a circulation of 196,425 and its website is the second most popular UK newspaper website with 2.8m unique visitors per day
    • The Daily Telegraphhttp://biz/1gaTT1iThe Daily Telegraph has a circulation of 552,065 copies and its website is the third most visited British newspaper website with 1.7 million daily browsers.
  • Ralf Martin’s paper on the European Emissions Trading System was highlighted in Science magazine:  http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6180/twil.full#compilation-1-4-article-title-1

April

  • Professor Richard Green has been interviewed by three national media outlets about the potential impact of the Conservative’s plans to cap the number of  onshore wind farms.  This follows a Royal Academy of Engineering study on wind energy,launched yesterday, in which Richard led on the economic aspects of the report.Please see the below links to the Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and BBC News Online.
    • BBC News Online http://imprl.biz/1k806QwBBC News Online is the most popular news website in the UK and forms a major part of BBC Online.  The site records around 40 million unique users a week – around 60 to 70% of visitors are from the UK.
    • The Guardian http://imprl.biz/1hkazryThe Guardian has a circulation of 196,425 and its website is the second most popular UK newspaper website with 2.8m unique visitors per day
    • The Daily Telegraph http://imprl.biz/1gaTT1iThe Daily Telegraph has a circulation of 552,065 copies and its website is the third most visited British newspaper website with 1.7 million daily browsers.
  • Annabelle Gawer’s research was mentioned in The Economist in a Special Issue on Tech Start Ups, in an article titled Platforms: Something to Stand On.
  • News story about Professor Jonathan Haskel’s and Dr Peter Goodridge’s report.  This story features on the College’s homepage. Their report has found that the UK’s knowledge economy is performing better than ever. The story includes a podcast interview done with Jonathan about the report. http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/

March

  • Please see the below link to a news story about Professor Jonathan Haskel’s and Dr Peter Goodridge’s report.  This story features on the College’s homepage. Their report has found that the UK’s knowledge economy is performing better than ever. The story includes a podcast interview  done with Jonathan about the report. http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/

February

  • Professor Jonathan Haskel’s blog about whether British businesses have an investment problem. This is featured in The Economist. http://imprl.biz/1l4DAK8

January

  • The Economist reported on Dr Annabelle Gawer’s research on digital platforms. Please see the below link to the Economist’s article. http://imprl.biz/1muoFbg

See more media coverage for 2016 and 2015