Research Centres and Clusters

Demonstrating our commitment to research, Bangor Business School is an active hub for research and home to a number of specialist centres and clusters.


Bangor Business School comprises of six research clusters:

Research Centres

The Business School is also home to the following research centres, which deliver specialist consultancy and cutting-edge research.

The Institute for European Finance

The Institute for European Finance provides specialist consultancy and project reports to banks, financial services firms, trade associations, governments, international organisations and public sector organisations. It has wide experience of analysing the external economic and business environment that affects strategic planning, international competitiveness and public policy within the banking and financial sector.

The Centre for Impression Management in Accounting Communication (CIMAC)

The Centre for Impression Management in Accounting Communication (CIMAC) provides cutting-edge research expertise on impression management in accounting communication. Its aim is to promote, conduct and encourage research at Bangor Business School with an emphasis on contemporary issues related to influencing the perceptions of organisational audiences by means of accounting communication, encompassing both financial statements (earnings management) and accounting narratives.