Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

Higher tuition fees reduce the risk of students dropping out of university 30/07/15

Higher tuition fees reduce the risk of students dropping out of university

When fees go up, dropout rates go down, according to research by economist Giuseppe Migali.

New course to develop responsible leaders 29/07/15

New course to develop responsible leaders

A unique online Masters programme aiming to develop responsible, future global leaders has been launched.

Economic recovery is 'patchy' 28/07/15

Economic recovery is 'patchy'

Economist Geraint Johnes explains that economic growth is not occurring at the same rate in different areas in a interview on Sky News. 

Watch the video on Sky News.
Explainer: how does the weather affect the economy? 22/07/15

Explainer: how does the weather affect the economy?

Economist Geraint Johnes examines how a hot summer can affect our spending habits.

Comedian Rainer Hersch honoured with alumni award 21/07/15

Comedian Rainer Hersch honoured with alumni award

A LUMS graduate who went on to become a musician and comedian has been presented with an alumni award during this year's graduation ceremonies.

FT's Gillian Tett receives honorary degree 21/07/15

FT's Gillian Tett receives honorary degree

US Managing Editor of the Financial Times Gillian Tett was among those to receive an honorary degree during last week's graduation ceremonies.

Sustainability: the contribution corporations can make 17/07/15

Sustainability: the contribution corporations can make

Gail Whiteman, from the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, argues that corporate sustainability needs to be increased in an interview for the European Commission on Sustainability.

View full article on the European Commission on Sustainability website.
The sacrifices of the Anglican priesthood 16/07/15

The sacrifices of the Anglican priesthood

A study into the lives of Church of England clergy, revealing the personal costs of committing yourself to God, has been carried out by LUMS's  Caroline Gatrell and Bishop Nigel Peyton.

New research to help the Lake District attract Chinese visitors 16/07/15

New research to help the Lake District attract Chinese visitors

Two Management School students have been commissioned to help Lake District businesses by researching Chinese attitudes to overseas travel and tourism.