Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

Eight lucky students to go to Paris climate conference 05/11/15

Eight lucky students to go to Paris climate conference

Eight undergraduate students have been selected for the opportunity of a lifetime; attending a UN climate change conference in Paris.

City execs' bonuses should be tied to gender balance targets 04/11/15

City execs' bonuses should be tied to gender balance targets

Research by LUMS's Professor Colin Green and Dr Swarnodeep Homroy is highlighted in this article on gender diversity in business in the Guardian.

View the article on the Guardian website
LUMS donation to student society helps impoverished children 03/11/15

LUMS donation to student society helps impoverished children

Nearly 500 Vietnamese primary school children have received food, clothes and school supplies thanks to a Lancaster student society, helped by a donation from LUMS.

Is London heading for another property price bubble as soon as 2017? 03/11/15

Is London heading for another property price bubble as soon as 2017?

Ivan Paya, from LUMS's UK Housing Market Observatory, warns that current price rises in the London housing market are unsustainable and could "burst". 

View the article on the Evening Standard website
Pharma use loophole to hike up the price of drugs – so why doesn’t the NHS stop it? 30/10/15

Pharma use loophole to hike up the price of drugs – so why doesn’t the NHS stop it?

We should be asking what a recent expose of drug price rises tells us about how health is being managed in the UK, argues Chris Ford. 

Targets to bring women into the boardroom are missing the point 30/10/15

Targets to bring women into the boardroom are missing the point

Swarnodeep Homroy and Colin Green argue that quotas do not necessarily solve the underlying cause of gender inequality.

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.