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Getting a degree still pays an earnings premium 20/08/13

Getting a degree still pays an earnings premium

Whatever subject they study, graduates continue to earn more than non-graduates, according to latest research by Professor Ian Walker of the Department of Economics.

Lancaster ranked top in the North West for student satisfaction 19/08/13

Lancaster ranked top in the North West for student satisfaction

Students at Lancaster University are among the most satisfied in the UK according to the 2013 National Student Survey.

The Guardian: 'Pregnant presenteeism: why women won't take time off' 19/08/13

The Guardian: 'Pregnant presenteeism: why women won't take time off'

Dr Caroline Gatrell, writing in The Guardian, argues that mothers and mothers-to-be often refuse to take sick leave when they should, fearful of living up to unfair employer assumptions that they may lack focus and perform less well at work.

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The Telegraph: 'Hundreds of lives saved by allowing pubs to open later' 19/08/13

The Telegraph: 'Hundreds of lives saved by allowing pubs to open later'

The number of crashes on British roads has dropped by more than 16,000 a month since the licensing laws were relaxed in 2005, according to research by LUMS economists reported in The Telegraph.

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Lancaster Executive MBAs ranked in UK top ten 30/07/13

Lancaster Executive MBAs ranked in UK top ten

The Lancaster Global Executive MBA and Executive MBA programmes have been ranked in the UK top ten, and 54th in the world, in The Economist’s inaugural Which MBA? Executive MBA ranking.

 Best Paper award for PhD student at EURAM 2013 30/07/13

Best Paper award for PhD student at EURAM 2013

PhD student Shehla Arifeen has won a top European award for a paper which forms part of her doctoral work in the Department of Management Learning and Leadership.

£7.2m 'Boost' for business growth in Lancashire 29/07/13

£7.2m 'Boost' for business growth in Lancashire

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has helped Lancashire’s largest-ever business support programme aimed at growth-hungry businesses get under way.

ITMOC students and alumni connect in London 26/07/13

ITMOC students and alumni connect in London

Over 40 alumni and students of the MSc ITMOC met for an evening of networking at the Royal Society of the Arts in central London on 27 June 2013. The event was part of a three-day Study Tour to London for current students.

The Conversation: 'Recovery may not be enough to fix unemployment' 15/07/13

The Conversation: 'Recovery may not be enough to fix unemployment'

Professor Geraint Johnes warns that we should not expect to see rapid improvement in the labour market. "A 'low-wage bubble' is keeping unemployment down. If a recovery pops the bubble, rising wages could have a damaging impact on employment rates."

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