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  1. 22, November, 2017 Aberdeen school hosts conference to attract next generation of female business leaders

    Elizabeth Gammie

    St Margaret’s School for Girls, the North-east’s only all-girls’ school, has hosted a ‘Women in Business Conference’, in association with Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University, to attract the next generation of female business leaders.  

  2. 16, November, 2017 RGU professor’s suffragette series in high demand

    Karen Shaw (left), and students from the School of Creative and Cultural Business dressed as suffragettes to welcome pupils from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who attended the exhibition launch at RGU.

    A series of lectures and programme of activities, led by Professor Sarah Pedersen of Robert Gordon University (RGU), which focus on the suffragettes in North-east Scotland is proving to be so popular that the project has expanded to take in additional dates and events.  

  3. 15, November, 2017 Accounting as a force for good - the subject of first RGU Professorial Lecture

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    Professor Louise Crawford, Director of Research at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School, will explore how politics and power can influence accounting practice, in the context of globalisation, when she delivers the opening Professorial Lecture in RGU’s latest series.