A road map for a better future
Distinguished global economist and writer, and former Management Editor of The Economist, Frances Cairncross has been in the vanguard of thinkers interpreting and making sense of our chaotic and contradictory world. Dr Cairncross is also Chair of Heriot-Watt University Court,...
Home at last: a professor’s journey with Adam Smith
The regeneration of Panmure House, Adam Smith’s final home, is now nearing completion. Panmure House Perspectives met with Professor Keith Lumsden, former director of Edinburgh Business School and the driving force behind the original project. He speaks with chief writer...
Tackling the crime of our time
Dr Steve Johnson reviews a serious issue that is endemic in our business world: fraud. So what motivates those who steal from their employers and what can be done to halt this alarming global trend? He speaks to Kenny Kemp...
Life Lessons from the Chancellor, Bob Buchan
Bob Buchan, Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, shares a selection of his business lessons learned at the sharp end of financing gold and copper mines in the harshest regions of the world. He received an honorary doctorate from Heriot-Watt in 2011....
Intelligent life, Jill, but not as we know it
Professor Robert MacIntosh, Head of School of Social Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, argues that thoughtful educational institutions must answer the key question: ‘Why study with us?’
Panmure House Perspectives began life as a biannual business magazine. Hard-copy printing ceased in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, and all our articles are now published fully online. Past editions of the printed magazine are still available to download in PDF format below.