Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.Read the full article on WorksManagement
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
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.