Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

What does good evaluation look like? 01/08/14

What does good evaluation look like?

Representatives from the 15 growth hubs in Lancaster University’s Wave 2 Growth Hub Programme came together on Monday 28 July, at the Royal Society of Arts in London, to discuss regional and national evaluations of their activities. 

Taking the plunge as an entrepreneur 25/07/14

Taking the plunge as an entrepreneur

Lancaster MBA student Niladri Gupta writes in the FT about his experience in the China-UK Entrepreneurship competition.

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Lancaster student accommodation ranked top for 5th successive year 25/07/14

Lancaster student accommodation ranked top for 5th successive year

Lancaster University has the best university halls of residence in the UK, according to the National Student Housing Survey.

Using social media to monitor UK alcohol consumption 18/07/14

Using social media to monitor UK alcohol consumption

Research by Lancaster University researchers, including Patrick Stacey of LUMS, has shown that social media can be used to detect drinking patterns in the UK, including spotting the variations on national holidays and celebrations.

EMBA graduate featured by Top MBA 18/07/14

EMBA graduate featured by Top MBA

Top MBA features Executive MBA graduate Anna Gervasoni. Anna describes how the Lancaster MBA experience helped Anna think strategically about her family business. 

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Professor Alan Mercer, 1931-2014 17/07/14

Professor Alan Mercer, 1931-2014

Emeritus Professor Alan Mercer, a founding member of Lancaster University and of the Department of Management Science, has passed away, following a stroke.

LUMS hosts Islamic Banking and Finance conference 10/07/14

LUMS hosts Islamic Banking and Finance conference

The Gulf One Lancaster Centre for Economics Research (GOLCER) was the host for the 4th Islamic Banking and Finance conference, which took place at LUMS in June this year.

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Building excellence in UK growth hubs 10/07/14

Building excellence in UK growth hubs

Over 60 delegates from 20 growth hubs attended a Lancaster University-led workshop in London on Wednesday aimed at furthering excellence in local and national business support.

Heads of family businesses help guide future research 10/07/14

Heads of family businesses help guide future research

Successful UK family businesses have been helping to guide Lancaster University Management School research, as part of a two-day strategy event held by the Centre for Family Business.