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UF Warrington creates initiative promoting robust and reliable research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Across the world of research, a storm has been brewing. A storm that intends to wash away the layers of questionable research practices and produces a rumble so loud that researchers across the world will tremble at the thought of bias in their study results. A storm brought on by ‘data thugs’ and ‘p-hacking’ detectives to strike out studies that fail to replicate. In research, replicability refers to the ability to duplicate the results of a prior

UF Warrington hosts workshop on promoting robust and reliable research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business will host a workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), to promote robust and reliable research practice in the social and economic sciences research community March 8-10, 2018. Chester C. Holloway Professor of Management Dr. Gwendolyn Lee was awarded $50,000 from NSF to present the workshop that will converge academic journal editors, university faculty members, academic researchers and students, with many presenting their recommendations on best practices for

Warrington Management Department ranked No. 1 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Management Department at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 1 for research productivity per capita in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. Warrington’s Management Department was the top-ranked group for its production of research per capita in 2016 out of 95 public and private universities, including the University of Michigan, Harvard University, Pennsylvania State University and Duke University. Texas A&M and the University of Georgia’s rankings are

Professors Shugan and Janiszewski named top research authors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – McKethan-Matherly Eminent Scholar Steven M. Shugan and Russell Berrie Foundation Eminent Scholar Chris Janiszewski were both listed as top authors of research in marketing as part of a published article in the Journal of Business Research. “Evaluating publications across business disciplines: Inferring interdisciplinary “exchange rates” from intradisciplinary author rankings,” by Timo Korkeamäki of the Hanken School of Economics, Finland, and Jukka Sihvonen and Sami Vähämaa of the University of Vaasa, Finland, compares publications and research across business

Why you can’t stop eating salted caramel, according to science

Tis’ the season for sweet treats. For many, that means indulging in goodies with salted caramel. Russell Berrie Foundation Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing Chris Janiszewski and Warrington alumna Dr. Cammy Crolic‘s research breaks down the scientific reason why you crave the sugary treat. Read more about Dr. Janiszewski and Dr. Crolic’s research.

Warrington marketing faculty rank in the top 5 in per capita research productivity among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business Marketing faculty ranked 4th in per faculty research productivity among U.S. public business schools and 9th among business schools worldwide in the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings. Overall, Warrington’s Marketing faculty ranked 11th in the world, having produced 23 scholarly articles from 2014-2017. The rankings, maintained by UT-Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, tracked articles in four marketing publications including the Journal of

Don’t Be Surprised If Apple’s iPhone X Doesn’t Make You Happier

Looking to upgrade to the new iPhone X, but not sure it’s worth the nearly $1,000 price tag? You might want to check out the smart phone’s features before shelling out the cash. Assistant Professor of Marketing Aner Sela’s research on comparison neglect shows that few people actually compare features on smart phones unless they are prompted to so do. Read more of his research before you purchase the iPhone X in this Forbes article.  

Warrington scholars rank in top 20 in research productivity among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The faculty of the Warrington College of Business ranked 17th in research productivity among U.S. public business schools in the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business Schools Research Rankings. Warrington’s faculty ranked 36th in the world, and 29th among all U.S. business schools. The rankings, maintained by UT-Dallas’ Jindal School of Management, tracked publications in 24 leading business journals from 2011 to 2015. Warrington’s faculty had 96 articles published in those journals during that time

Management scholar discusses nuclear energy in China

Dr. Keith Florig, an Associate Research Scholar in the College’s Marketing Department, was quoted in The New York Times regarding China’s nuclear energy program, which he says is developing at a pace not seen in almost half a century. Read the full story on The New York Times.

Marketing professor receives UF research award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John I. Williams, Jr. Professor Dr. Aner Sela was one of 10 professors awarded the University of Florida Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. The award recognizes UF assistant professors for their research performance. A one-time allocation of $5,000 is given to each recipient, who can use the funds for travel expenses, equipment, books, graduate student stipends or other research-related expenses. Dr. Sela has been one of the College’s most prolific researchers since joining Warrington in 2010. According