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LUMS events signpost funding opportunities to region’s SMEs 04/02/14

LUMS events signpost funding opportunities to region’s SMEs

North West SMEs can learn more about how to capitalise on government and European funding, thanks to two special workshops run by Lancaster University Management School.

University holds inaugural workshop for Wave 2 Growth Hub programme 04/02/14

University holds inaugural workshop for Wave 2 Growth Hub programme

More than 60 delegates attended a kick-off workshop for the £32m Wave 2 Growth Hub programme (W2GH) in London.

2014 China-UK Challenge opens to student entrepreneurs 28/01/14

2014 China-UK Challenge opens to student entrepreneurs

The Lancaster China Management Centre and its partners are seeking students with innovative business ideas or promising early-stage businesses for this year’s China-UK Entrepreneurship Challenge.

Service-intensive business model needed 23/01/14

Service-intensive business model needed

The shifts in business model required to keep UK manufacturing competitive will need bold leadership and experimentation, says Martin Spring.

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BBC News: 'University grade inflation disputed' 21/01/14

BBC News: 'University grade inflation disputed'

Rising university degree grades are not due to grade inflation but to universities taking students with better A levels, who are also better prepared, according to latest research by economist Dr Kwok Tong Soo.

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New forum promotes knowledge-sharing by hospice sector leaders
21/01/14

New forum promotes knowledge-sharing by hospice sector leaders

Graduates of the MA in Hospice Leadership explored their ground-breaking leadership research at a new Hospice Learning Forum held in December 2013 at Lancaster University.

MBA graduation 2013
08/01/14

MBA graduation 2013

Students from all three of Lancaster's MBA programmes – the Full-time MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA – gathered for a colourful graduation ceremony in December 2013.

Why does Congress oppose gun laws backed by more than 90% of US citizens? 20/12/13

Why does Congress oppose gun laws backed by more than 90% of US citizens?

Maurizio Zanardi and colleagues show how electoral incentives might lead politicians to take a pro-gun stance, in line with the interests of a minority of the electorate.

Alumni award for prominent alumna 17/12/13

Alumni award for prominent alumna

Dr Nahed Taher, founder and CEO of Gulf One Investment Bank, has returned to Lancaster University to receive an Alumni award.