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Innovation expert Solomon Darwin leads workshops for Lancashire businesses 22/05/15

Innovation expert Solomon Darwin leads workshops for Lancashire businesses

One of the world’s leading innovation thinkers has visited LUMS to work with Lancashire businesses and North West health professionals.

Paul Taylor: From fencing to finance 22/05/15

Paul Taylor: From fencing to finance

It could be argued that Paul Taylor, President and Chief Executive of leading global ratings agency, the Fitch Group, owes his job to fencing. He is sure that what he learned in captaining Lancaster University’s Fencing Club as an undergraduate gave him his first stab at a job in finance - a world he still finds fascinating.

Premier league fans want big names, not unpredictability 21/05/15

Premier league fans want big names, not unpredictability

A LUMS economist has found that British TV audiences are less interested in watching competitive matches than they once were, instead favouring top talent.

Undergraduate entrepreneurs meet potential investors in Silicon Valley trip 13/05/15

Undergraduate entrepreneurs meet potential investors in Silicon Valley trip

Two entrepreneurial LUMS undergraduates have gained inspirational ideas and met with potential investors during a trip to California’s Silicon Valley.

European local governments hear about Wave 2 Growth Hubs 12/05/15

European local governments hear about Wave 2 Growth Hubs

Local government representatives from across Europe have been learning about the Wave 2 Growth Hub programme, in which LUMS is taking a leading role. 

Marketing students and The Black Farmer to research gluten-free lifestyle 12/05/15

Marketing students and The Black Farmer to research gluten-free lifestyle

Undergraduate marketing students are to work with a gluten-free food producer to find out why people choose such products as a lifestyle choice.

Economics Taster Days offer glimpse of LUMS life 12/05/15

Economics Taster Days offer glimpse of LUMS life

Prospective students thinking about studying economics at university will have the chance to try it for a day in two upcoming events organised by Lancaster University Management School.

"Familiarity, not unpredictability" key for Premier League audiences 11/05/15

"Familiarity, not unpredictability" key for Premier League audiences

The Guardian's Sean Ingle discusses research conducted by LUMS economist Rob Simmons and Liverpool University's Babatunde Buraimo, which suggests that fans prefer big names over competitive matches. 

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ClickMechanic, founded by entrepreneurial graduate, secures £320,000 in investment 11/05/15

ClickMechanic, founded by entrepreneurial graduate, secures £320,000 in investment

A LUMS graduate, who launched a car repair website, has announced that his company has raised £320,000 in investment from angel investors led by former Just Eat CEO Klaus Nyengaard.