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LUMS experts lead new drive to unlock airport capacity and tackle congestion 19/03/15

LUMS experts lead new drive to unlock airport capacity and tackle congestion

A major £2.8 million project led by researchers from LUMS is to find ways to address the UK's airport congestion – without relying solely on new airport building and expansion. 

What you need to know about the deficit ahead of the Budget 17/03/15

What you need to know about the deficit ahead of the Budget

As Chancellor George Osborne prepares to deliver his pre-election budget, Geraint Johnes says that the key issue remains the deficit.

Lancaster MBA graduate working to free the world of chemical weapons 16/03/15

Lancaster MBA graduate working to free the world of chemical weapons

Christophe Israng, who graduated from LUMS in 1995, discusses his work as a diplomat at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Former Government communications chief gives talk at Lancaster University 13/03/15

Former Government communications chief gives talk at Lancaster University

Former Government communications chief Alastair Campbell talked about mental health and themes from his new book on ‘Winners’ during a visit to Lancaster University.

LUMS team reaches finals of Universities Business Challenge 13/03/15

LUMS team reaches finals of Universities Business Challenge

A team of LUMS undergraduates has qualified for the national finals of the Universities Business Challenge Worldwide. The team, captained by Rory Peyton Jones, came second at the regional semi-finals.

London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all 10/03/15

London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all

New research by LUMS economist Professor Colin Green reveals that the introduction of London’s congestion charge led to a substantial reduction in the number of accidents.

Generous scholarship programme for MSc Management 09/03/15

Generous scholarship programme for MSc Management

New MSc Management scholarships for UK/EU applicants mean that exceptional candidates could be exempt from programme fees.

Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London 09/03/15

Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London

The Guardian features research by LUMS economist Colin Green that shows a 40 per cent drop in traffic accidents since 2003.

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The LUMS graduate with a mission to keep the banks on track 03/03/15

The LUMS graduate with a mission to keep the banks on track

 LUMS graduate Mark Branson is head of the Swiss financial regulatory body FINMA. In this feature he reflects on banking regulation, and on his time at Lancaster.