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From the chess board to the board room 27/10/15

From the chess board to the board room

Friday saw a LUMS Professor, and world-renowned chess player, take on 18 people at a game of chess – simultaneously.

LUMS academics release report on Living Wage 27/10/15

LUMS academics release report on Living Wage

Two LUMS academics are among the authors of a report looking at the effects of the Living Wage on care home workers.

Lessons from VW
27/10/15

Lessons from VW

Professor Bryan Lukas, from Lancaster's Marketing department, talks about what we can learn from the VW emissions scandal from a branding perspective. 

Pentland Centre calls for ‘courageous leadership’ 23/10/15

Pentland Centre calls for ‘courageous leadership’

Leading climate change academics and industry leaders are set to gather to launch the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business to a corporate audience.

Inspiring student entrepreneurs 20/10/15

Inspiring student entrepreneurs

Start-up Stories is a series of story-telling events where alumni entrepreneurs share their learning journeys with aspiring students.

Clinton’s anti-drugmaker rhetoric may win votes, but does it threaten our long-term health? 16/10/15

Clinton’s anti-drugmaker rhetoric may win votes, but does it threaten our long-term health?

Clinton, who named drug companies among her enemies in this week's debate, is pushing policies that could hamper the flow of new medicines, argues Chris Ford in The Conversation. 

Lancaster provides Far East business opportunities 16/10/15

Lancaster provides Far East business opportunities

More than 60 businesses have established stronger links with China in the last two years through working with Lancaster University.

How data empowered the economic individual and gained a Nobel for Angus Deaton 13/10/15

How data empowered the economic individual and gained a Nobel for Angus Deaton

This year's award recognises the value of micro analysis and good, old-fashioned legwork, argues Dr Vincent O'Sullivan. 

Baking giant to explain reasons behind business success 09/10/15

Baking giant to explain reasons behind business success

The head of Britain’s biggest bakery brand, Warburtons, is set to share the key reasons behind the company’s success.