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Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking 04/06/14

Those crying Not Under My Back Yard must not call the shots on fracking

It's time for a dispassionate assessment of the risks of shale gas extraction and whether they can be managed, argues Mark Shackleton.

LUMS on the up in latest Guardian league table 03/06/14

LUMS on the up in latest Guardian league table

Lancaster has charged ahead of its Russell Group peers to be ranked 10th in the Guardian League table 2015, confirming its place among the world’s elite institutions.

02/06/14

Vacancy for Chair in Finance

The department of Accounting and Finance is seeking accomplished researchers for a Professorship in Finance.

Pentland CEO sparks discussion of global brand challenges 28/05/14

Pentland CEO sparks discussion of global brand challenges

Andy Rubin, CEO of Pentland Brands plc, brought global marketing challenges to life in his guest lecture ‘Building brands and culture in an increasingly complex and global world’ at LUMS on 21 May.

Sunday Times: ‘I’ll have an MBA with engineering on top‘ 28/05/14

Sunday Times: ‘I’ll have an MBA with engineering on top‘

Jill Russell explains why she chose to take Lancaster’s unique IMPM programme, rather than a traditional MBA, in this feature in the Sunday Times.

Read on the Sunday Times website
Bonus gravy on top 27/05/14

Bonus gravy on top

Are high-earners forgoing part of their salary in return for bonuses? Detailed research by Colin Green has found this is not the case – though the situation looks different for low-earners.

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Business experts to explain how SMEs can benefit from social media 22/05/14

Business experts to explain how SMEs can benefit from social media

North West SMEs can hear how they can grow their business and customer base by engaging in social media, at a LUMS workshop on 4 June.

The Independent: ‘Falling for the PM: a hand-holder’s guide to voting’ 21/05/14

The Independent: ‘Falling for the PM: a hand-holder’s guide to voting’

Professor Cary Cooper is quoted in Jane Merrick’s column in the Independent on compassionate Conservatives, and the small details that can create a tipping-point in any election.

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Lancaster University celebrates a ‘banner’ year for entries to the China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge 21/05/14

Lancaster University celebrates a ‘banner’ year for entries to the China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge

2014 has seen a great response to China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge, attracting competitive entries from University teams in the UK and in China.