Unlocking Rosicrucian mysteries

Unlocking Rosicrucian mysteries

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THE 17th century Rosicrucian Manifestos are the subject of a new book, written by a member of staff from the Business Research Institute.Steven Markham has produced a modern English version of the three books, which were originally published in German and Latin.In the early 17th Century, three documents were published, which came to be known as The Rosicrucian Manifestos. These books promoted a reformation of mankind and spirituality and professed to reveal a hitherto unknown ‘secret society’, based upon the teachings and discoveries of a man referred to as Christian Rosencreutz.Rosicrucian thought became highly influential throughout Europe and many publications based on or discussing the manifestos were written. It influenced such notable writers as Robert Fludd, Michael Maier and Elias Ashmole, as well as impacting on Freemasonry.Rosicrucian societies, such as…
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Brexit: what would Machiavelli do?

Brexit: what would Machiavelli do?

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PROFESSOR Phil Harris, Executive Director of the University of Chester’s Business Research Institute, delivered a lecture on Machiavelli at the national Public Affairs Conference, held in London.Phil is a founding editor of the Journal of Public Affairs and holds the Westminster (Grosvenor) Professorship in Marketing and Public Affairs.The theme of this year’s conference, organised by the Dods Group Plc and CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations), focussed on ‘Uncertainty’, including Brexit and its repercussions and also changes in the digital revolution.Phil’s talk, entitled Machiavelli’s Advice to Princes and Princesses to Succeed Post Brexit’, examined the importance of the relationships a leader has with those around them. Otherspeakers included; Annabel Gaba, Head of Public Affairs for Virgin Trains; Emma Greenwood, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Cancer Research UK; and Lord…
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Waltzing Matilda: Reflections on developing world class small businesses and people

Waltzing Matilda: Reflections on developing world class small businesses and people

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In this open seminar Professor McAuley will be reflecting on the challenges and opportunities facing development of world-class small business and people. Open SeminarBusiness Research Institute and China Centre Tue, 18 June 201912:00 – 13:00 BSTRiverside Building Rm 250,University of ChesterChester CH1 1SLAdd to Calendar  Speaker's bio Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Andrew attended the University in Nottingham, England where he completed his BA and PhD in Geography. His academic career began as a Research Assistant at Lancaster University before moving to the University of Stirling in Scotland where he worked for 22 years. Having begun his career at Stirling as a Research Fellow in the Scottish Enterprise Foundation, he finished his time there as Professor of Marketing Management, Head of the Department of Marketing and Vice-Dean for Learning & Teaching.…
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Research Centre for Traditional Chinese Culture and Communication opens

Research Centre for Traditional Chinese Culture and Communication opens

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The ​China Centre of the University of Chester hosted a delegation of Dezhou University from Shandong Province in east China, which marks another successful education partnership programme between Chinese universities and the University of Chester. In addition to signing up MOU, Professor Shengcun Zhao, President of Dezhou University opened the Centre for Cultural Exchange office at the Launch ceremony. Zhao said that Dezhou University would like to send more teachers and students to Chester and would also welcome Chester’s staff and students to visit China for academic exchange activities in the foreseeable future. In the last few years the University of Chester's China Centre has been developing quickly and forging links between Chester, overseas universities and businesses worldwide. In particular it is at the forefront in bridging arts, research, education…
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BRI Wins Educate North Award

BRI Wins Educate North Award

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The Business Research Institute has won the International Partnership Award at the prestigious Educate North Awards ceremony.The University of Chester also scooped a number of other awards including the Social Mobility Award for its 'STEM Green-Power Car Challenge' and the Business Collaboration and Partnerships Award for the University's Chester Business School, Centre for Work Related Studies - Senior Leaders Master’s Degree Apprenticeship. The Westminster Centre for Research and Innovation in Veterans' Wellbeing won the External Relations Team of the Year Award and Professor Howard Williams won the Teaching Excellence Award.To top off a successful evening for the University of Chester, Canon Professor Tim Wheeler, Vice Chancellor, was given a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to Higher Education.You can find out more about the Educate North Awards at https://www.educatenorth.co.uk/ Share on facebook…
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Chester Chinese Students and Scholars Association Basketball Match

Chester Chinese Students and Scholars Association Basketball Match

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Chinese students studying at Bangor and Chester took part in a basketball match held on March 23th in the sports hall at the University of Chester’s Parkgate Road campus. The match was organised by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) of Chester and UoC China centre, supported by the CSSA of Bangor University.This first collaboration with Bangor’s CSSA has been a great success. The two sides established close cooperation before the match with pre-event publicity and have laid a good foundation for future cooperative projects between the CSSA of both universities. After a fierce competition, the students from Bangor University won the competition 58-30. Despite their loss, the Chester players still enjoyed the match. Some of the students commented “This is a good chance for us to have a proper…
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University celebrates record number of shortlisted award submissions

University celebrates record number of shortlisted award submissions

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Now in their fifth year, the Awards celebrate the outstanding teams, people and initiatives from higher and further education institutions across the north of England. This is the second year running that the University has been shortlisted 13 times.The shortlisted submissions are:Business/Industry CollaborationNuclear industry collaborationEco-Innovation Cheshire and WarringtonSocial Mobility Award – University sectorSTEM Green-Power Car ChallengeBusiness Collaboration and Partnerships AwardChester Business School, Centre for Work Related Studies - Senior Leaders Master’s Degree ApprenticeshipNuclear industry collaborationUniversity of Chester and Brio Leisure - Social Value PartnershipEmployer Engagement AwardChester Business School, Centre for Work Related Studies - Senior Leaders Master's Degree ApprenticeshipExternal Relations Team of the YearUniversity of Chester Westminster Centre for Research and Innovation in Veterans' WellbeingStudent Experience AwardChester Business School Event Management Partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Council University of Chester Sport and Active Lifestyle: Active…
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Tweets versus WeChat:  Silk Road Reflections  on the US-China Trade War

Tweets versus WeChat: Silk Road Reflections on the US-China Trade War

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Professor Henry Sun, Director International of the Business Research Institute, University of Chester, past visiting fellow at Oxford, Peking University and Harvard Universities The Marco Polo Lecture,Business Research Institute and China Centre 10.30 am Thursday 14th March,Room 139, Churchill House,Queens Park Campus, University of Chester.Add to Calendar The US-China Trade War has become one of the top news stories in 2018. The trade negotiations are dragging on and impacting on markets and opinion. President Donald Trump initiated the Trade War and continues to turn on and off the media attention mostly through his Presidential Tweets. What is the real purpose of Trump’s Trade War? While he put 25% tariff on $50 billion Chinese exports to the US, he offered $12 billion in agriculture subsidies to farmers for US exports to China.…
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