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Professor Xavier Castañer elected new president of the IFSAM Published at 16.04.21
Professor Xavier Castañer elected new president of the IFSAM
Professor Xavier Castañer has been elected as the new President of The International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) for a period of two years.
Impact of the new sanitary protection measures on UNIL Published at 16.04.21
Impact of the new sanitary protection measures on UNIL
Here are the first information from the UNIL Rectorate, following the announcements of the Federal Council on April 14, concerning an easing of the health measures that authorises universities to reintroduce some face-to-face teaching under strict conditions
Innovation projects for Aquatis by students at HEC Lausanne and IMD recognised by AACSB International! Published at 13.04.21
Innovation projects for Aquatis by students at HEC Lausanne and IMD recognised by...
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) has just named the AQUATIS Challenge, which brought together students from HEC Lausanne and the IMD business school in 2020 as part of IMD’s MBA innovation Week, as one of the most inspiring innovations in teaching in 2021 (AACSB 2021 Innovations That Inspire). IMD invited Bachelor’s students from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) to take part in the project through its new Enterprise for Society centre last year. Students from IMD and HEC Lausanne therefore joined forces to improve the customer experience at Aquatis.
Tackling health crises without paying the high price of social instability Published at 24.03.21
Tackling health crises without paying the high price of social instability
Insights into research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL - In the current context of the COVID pandemic, the research by Prof. Elena Esposito at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on the response to the public health crisis caused by the Ebola epidemic offers many lessons. The researcher and her co-author highlight the risk of possible social instability that could persist for several years and threaten the success of recovery policies.
Interview with Marianne Schmid Mast, future Dean of HEC Lausanne Published at 01.03.21
Interview with Marianne Schmid Mast, future Dean of HEC Lausanne
Prof. Marianne Schmid Mast has just been elected as the next Dean by the Faculty Council of HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and confirmed in her functions by the direction of UNIL. An interview with the new Dean, who will take up her role in August 2021.
Prof. John Antonakis named as one of the most cited researchers in the business and management field by the journal PLOS Biology Published at 18.02.21
Prof. John Antonakis named as one of the most cited researchers in the business and...
Professor John Antonakis, from the Department of Organizational Behaviour, has been named as one of the most cited academics in the business and management field, placing him among the top 2% leading academics in the world, by the journal PLOS Biology.
17 professors from HEC Lausanne have been highly rated in the Forschungsmonitoring rankings Published at 11.02.21
17 professors from HEC Lausanne have been highly rated in the Forschungsmonitoring...
Seventeen professors from HEC Lausanne (UNIL) have scored highly in the BWL Ranking of the Forschungsmonitoring for their publications in leading academic journals, reflecting the excellence and strong academic impact of the research carried out in the School.
Prof. Gaia Melloni has received a research fellowship from the Sandoz Family Philanthropic Foundation (FPFS)-Monique de Meuron programme fostering up-and-coming academics. Published at 10.02.21
Prof. Gaia Melloni has received a research fellowship from the Sandoz Family Philanthropic...
A Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting and Control at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), Gaia Melloni was awarded the highly competitive research fellowship last December.
Prof. Marius Brülhart appointed chair of the Swiss COVID Science Task Force’s Economics expert group Published at 05.02.21
Prof. Marius Brülhart appointed chair of the Swiss COVID Science Task Force’s Economics...
Professor Marius Brülhart, from the Department of Economics at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), has just been appointed chair of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force’s Economics expert group. Prof. Brülhart has been a member of the group since its creation in March 2020 and took up his new role on 1 February.

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