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Gambling’s ‘crack cocaine’ is devastating lives and not doing much for the economy either 17/05/17

Gambling’s ‘crack cocaine’ is devastating lives and not doing much for the economy either

For some people, fixed-odds betting terminals are ferociously addictive, producing big profits for bookies and a rise in problem gambling. Carolyn Downs asks what's the solution?

Making a market for male dairy calves 10/05/17

Making a market for male dairy calves

Gillian Hopkinson, Senior Marketing Lecturer for LUMS, explores how male dairy calves that have no future in the dairy industry can be bred for beef.

Royal approval for Lancaster graduates’ street food business 10/05/17

Royal approval for Lancaster graduates’ street food business

Two LUMS graduates who have started their own street food business have been recognised with the Duke of York Young Entrepreneur award.

Dr Todd Cort and Professor Rodney Irwin seminar 09/05/17

Dr Todd Cort and Professor Rodney Irwin seminar

Dr Todd Cort and Professor Rodney Irwin visited Lancaster recently to deliver a workshop on 'Materiality: Stakeholder to Business'.

Happiness levels lower in problem gamblers than rest of population 04/05/17

Happiness levels lower in problem gamblers than rest of population

New research examining the collective costs of being a problem gambler, drawing on a survey of 10,000 UK adults, has found that problem gamblers rate their happiness as significantly lower than those gamblers who do not have a problem and non-gamblers. 

Research Centre set to host 3rd Konstanz-Lancaster workshop 27/04/17

Research Centre set to host 3rd Konstanz-Lancaster workshop

The Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets and Macroeconomic Policy is hosting the 3rd Konstanz-Lancaster (KoLa) workshop on Finance and Econometrics on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2017.

LUMS and The Manufacturing Institute join forces for latest apprenticeship 27/04/17

LUMS and The Manufacturing Institute join forces for latest apprenticeship

Neil Ralph, Director of Degree Apprenticeships, explains more about the latest collaboration between LUMS and The Manufacturing Institute, aiming to offer a masters-level apprenticeship to manufacturing leaders.

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LUMS launches new Low Carbon Innovation Forum 20/04/17

LUMS launches new Low Carbon Innovation Forum

LUMS launches new 6 month management programme to help directors and managers of 60 Lancashire SMEs think about energy saving processes and new low carbon products. 

Exuberance caused the UK house price boom, according to Dr Alisa Yusupova 20/04/17

Exuberance caused the UK house price boom, according to Dr Alisa Yusupova

Dr Alisa Yusupova presented a research paper at the annual conference of the Royal Economics Society, exploring the cause of increasing house prices in England since the late 1980's.