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Firms that exploit the dark side of technology will find it leads to losses as well as gains 02/09/15

Firms that exploit the dark side of technology will find it leads to losses as well as gains

Following allegations of harsh working practices at Amazon, Monideepa Tarafdar talks about the dangers of technology in the workplace.

Higher fees 'cut drop-out rate' 02/09/15

Higher fees 'cut drop-out rate'

Research by economists Steve Bradley and Giuseppe Migali, showing that fewer university students dropped out after higher fees came in, features on the BBC website. 

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Five reasons to care about Arctic ice melt 02/09/15

Five reasons to care about Arctic ice melt

The Pentland Centre's Gail Whiteman and Jeremy Wilkinson discuss why a shrinking Arctic matters, including its effects on the economy.

View full blog post on the World Economic Forum website
Chair of new Pentland Centre to get sustainability message to boardrooms 01/09/15

Chair of new Pentland Centre to get sustainability message to boardrooms

Lancaster University has appointed a leading professor to chair its new research centre for sustainability in business.

The future of traditional TV looks bleak, and it shouldn’t worry us 28/08/15

The future of traditional TV looks bleak, and it shouldn’t worry us

Change is on the cards for traditional TV broadcasters, but the future also offers exciting opportunities, writes Martin Friesl in The Conversation.

BAE Systems and Lancaster join to boost manufacturing and engineering sector 28/08/15

BAE Systems and Lancaster join to boost manufacturing and engineering sector

Jobs and growth in high-tech industries in the North West are to be bolstered thanks to a new programme being launched by BAE Systems and Lancaster University.

University’s support of economic growth in regions wins award 19/08/15

University’s support of economic growth in regions wins award

Lancaster University’s work on a programme that has helped to support thousands of businesses and the economy has been recognised by the internationally-acclaimed Academy of Management.

Marketing and Design graduate Emma Lindsay receives £1200 Blueprint Interiors Scholarship 18/08/15

Marketing and Design graduate Emma Lindsay receives £1200 Blueprint Interiors Scholarship

Recent graduate Emma Lindsay has been awarded the Blueprint Interiors Scholarship for outstanding achievement in the BSc Marketing and Design. 

Call for papers: First Lancaster Game Theory Conference 17/08/15

Call for papers: First Lancaster Game Theory Conference

Lancaster’s first ever Game Theory Conference will take place this November.