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Professor Niall Hayes explores how technology could be used to combat loneliness 01/09/17

Professor Niall Hayes explores how technology could be used to combat loneliness

It’s a paradox of modern times. the easier communication has become, the more quickly isolation and loneliness has spread, particularly among older adults. Is there a high-tech way to create new joined-up communities? Maybe, says niall hayes, but only by getting the low-tech right first.

Dr James Cronin discovers that tripe is back 01/09/17

Dr James Cronin discovers that tripe is back

tripe is back and, in some circles at least, considered very cool. though it’s not really tripe anymore – it’s a “variety meat”. this curious repackaging doesn’t appear to just be a fad, argues James Cronin, but a signal of a wider trend that provides important insights into where consumer culture is heading.

LUMS launches new Innovation Development Programme 18/08/17

LUMS launches new Innovation Development Programme

LUMS launches new 6 month management programme to help directors and managers of 60 Cumbrian SMEs to explore new markets and identify opportunities for product and service development. 

Lancaster University 'top 5' for student satisfaction 09/08/17

Lancaster University 'top 5' for student satisfaction

91 per cent of Lancaster University students are satisfied with their course - seven per cent higher than the national average of 84 per cent. 

IJOPM award for Professors Linda Hendry and Mark Stevenson 08/08/17

IJOPM award for Professors Linda Hendry and Mark Stevenson

Two LUMS professors have received a prestigious award for their paper on uncertainty and ethical issues in supply chains. 

Chinese and British Scholars visit LUMS for the China Research Frontiers Conference 03/08/17

Chinese and British Scholars visit LUMS for the China Research Frontiers Conference

The Lancaster China Management Centre welcomed 30 scholars from China and the UK to a two-day conference which explored some key questions on China Management, broadly around the internet and innovation.

Manufacturing and engineering businesses sought for productivity initiative 02/08/17

Manufacturing and engineering businesses sought for productivity initiative

An opportunity to join a regional business support programme championed by some of the UK’s leading manufacturers is now available.

Working together to solve the challenges of sustainable water use in Africa 02/08/17

Working together to solve the challenges of sustainable water use in Africa

LUMS is helping to lead a ground-breaking project to work in partnership with African researchers to address the urgent need for safe and effective water use in Africa.

Team win EURO Award 27/07/17

Team win EURO Award

Two LUMS academics have been awarded the Best EJOR Paper (Innovative Applications of OR) award at a recent conference.