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Winning dissertation

Cambridge Judge dissertation paper by Corinna Frey-Heger on displacement organisation wins the best dissertation award of the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies. Corinna Frey, PhD candidate A PhD dissertation on refugee camp organisation, written by Dr Corinna Frey-Heger…

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Unsettling research

No ivory tower here: how academics are affected by research in unsettling contexts like refugee camps, prisons and rape-crisis centres. A frequent refrain voiced about academic institutions is that there is too much “ivory tower” research divorced from the realities…

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Cambridge Alumni Magazine: On boredom

An article on boredom features a research paper by Marlen de la Chaux, a PhD student at Cambridge Judge Business School. During a fieldwork trip in Kenya, Marlen noticed that life in refugee camps imposes “immense boredom” and people are…

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Asia Times: High tech, creatively applied, offers dignity to refugees

An article co-authored by Corinna Frey, PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at how technical innovations could improve lives of people in refugee camps. “Applied responsibly, technology can give humanitarian ethical ideals new life. In the process, it…

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Tech can improve lives in refugee camps

An article co-authored by Corinna Frey, PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at how technical innovations could improve lives of people in refugee camps. Co-authored by: Corinna Frey, PhD Candidate, Cambridge Judge Business School; Marian Gatzweiler, Early Career…

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Syrian refugee camp in Atmeh, Syria

Open Migration: The 10 best articles on refugees and migration 17/2018

An article co-authored by Corinna Frey, PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, is among ten best articles about refugees according to Open Migration. Corinna’s article looks at how technical innovations could improve lives of people in refugee camps. “Applied…

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Lebanon Livelihoods report

Lorraine Charles, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, publishes new report on the economic opportunities and challenges for Palestinians and Lebanese in the shadow of the Syrian crisis. Sharq.org, an NGO in Lebanon that develops collections of oral…

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Aid workers get a bad rap – but too often they’re thrown in at the deep end

PhD candidate Corinna Frey, Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how humanitarian organisations are operating in a challenging environment, constantly on the move to tackle global emergency and refugee crises. Acute famine in the Horn of Africa, an impending food crisis…

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Refugee camp entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship initiatives can fill the 'institutional void' of long-term refugee camps, says paper authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. At a time of global focus on refugee issues due to the war in Syria and other displacement, new research from…

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