Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
Funding score for enterprising alumnus
LUMS Executive MBA alumnus, Tom Jones, has been awarded funding from the UnLtd Fund for his enterprise Kids TRI Sports.
Lancaster University offers 'comfort blanket' for SME owner-managers
The Lancashire Forum, a new programme developed by Lancaster University Management School, has been designed to tackle the isolation felt by many owner-managers running small and medium-sized businesses and aims to help drive business growth.
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
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'
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.View on The Guardian website
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.View on The Telegraph website
Lancaster Executive MBAs ranked in UK top ten
The Lancaster Executive MBA programme has 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
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.