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Northern Powerhouse: cruel deception or cool conception? 06/08/15

Northern Powerhouse: cruel deception or cool conception?

Two parties. Two rivals. Two plans. One surprisingly similar outcome says LUMS economist Geraint Johnes.

Ros bids farewell to University after 47 years 31/07/15

Ros bids farewell to University after 47 years

One of the University's longest-serving members of staff is retiring today, after 47 years.

Microsoft thought-leader to deliver ‘Internet of things' masterclass 31/07/15

Microsoft thought-leader to deliver ‘Internet of things' masterclass

A thought-leader from one of the world’s biggest companies is to explain how the ‘Internet of Things’ will revolutionise our lives during a special one-off talk at Lancaster University.

Congratulations to our 1000th member to join LUMS Connect 31/07/15

Congratulations to our 1000th member to join LUMS Connect

Naveen Sakhamuri has become the 1,000th LUMS graduate to join our new alumni platform, LUMS Connect. 

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.