Aston shares insights to celebrate 50 years in business

Professor Richard Crisp, Associate Dean Research and Enterprise
Speakers at the event will include Professor Richard Crisp (pictured), an international authority on social psychology

7 January 2016

Aston Business School is opening its doors for a day of fresh insights into current business challenges by some of its top academics on Wednesday 20 January 2016 as part of Aston University’s 50th anniversary celebrations. 

Speakers at #InsideAston will include Professor Richard Crisp, an international authority on social psychology, who will be sharing his science-based solutions to the problems facing business, enterprise and the professions, retail expert Professor Heiner Evanschitzky on ‘customer inspiration’ and senior law lecturer, Claire Howell, on how to manage your intellectual property rights to make money for your business.

The day also includes lunch and opportunities to network with Aston staff, alumni and other business professionals.

Richard Crisp, Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean of Research and Enterprise at Aston Business School, said:

"Aston Business School already has strong links with the local business community. We want to build on these links and make our work even more accessible to a wider audience.

#InsideAston is an opportunity to learn more about our latest research and get some fresh ideas that can transform working practices. It has been designed to provide impact-focused sessions that are relevant to businesses, both large and small."

For more information about #InsideAston, or to book a place, read more here.


Notes to Editors

  • Aston Business School is in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS, the leading accreditation bodies for business schools in the UK, USA and Europe
  • 100 per cent of Aston Business School research achieved 3* or 4* impact in the Research Excellence Framework, the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions
  • Aston Business School is one of only three business schools in the UK to receive the government’s Small Business Charter Award Gold Level for demonstrating exceptional dedication to supporting the small business community.
  • For more information about #InsideAston, contact Sue Smith, corporate marketing officer, on 0121 204 3521 or email