As a new series of TV hit Dexter returned to our screens, research psychologist Professor Kevin Dutton spoke to the guardian’s G2 about how realistic the character was in portraying a psychopath.
Two research reports from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) hit the headlines this month. The first – which looked at corporate reputation and found that 76% of finance chiefs said their organisation was prepared to lose profit in the short term to protect their image over the long term – received great pick up with coverage in The Daily Express and Accountancy Age, Global Risk magazine and International Accounting Bulletin. The second – a survey of finance leaders in SMEs, which found that the banks are still holding back this potential growth engine of the economy – was covered by The Times.
ILM’s research projects continued to get pick up this month, with tips for leaving work worries behind on holiday featured in Boots’ Health & Beauty magazine and the guardian’s Sustainable Business Network quoting its research on flexible working.
Women of the Year announced that it has secured two high profile Ambassadors, to help promote women’s achievements and further broaden the spectrum of women recognised at the event each year. The two famous faces are Olympic gold medallist Dr Katherine Grainger CBE and high-flying young inventor Emily Cummins.
We will be working with the Frequency Festival 18-26 October, taking place in Lincoln.
Ahead of the Library of Birmingham opening on 3 September, we've had reports on BBC News from Will Gompertz, interviews on the Today Programme and extensive architectural previews.
The shortlist for the Warwick Prize for Writing was announced from Monash University in Melbourne on 30 August.