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Lancaster MBA team reaches China UK Challenge finals 18/06/14

Lancaster MBA team reaches China UK Challenge finals

A team of Lancaster MBA students have made it through to the finals of this year’s China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge.

Unemployment is bad for your health 17/06/14

Unemployment is bad for your health

A new report from Lancaster University's Work Foundation shows how men suffer a double whammy from joblessness. Services are failing to address serious health problems that are aggravated by unemployment, hampering mens' chances of finding and retaining a job.

Professor Cary Cooper awarded knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 16/06/14

Professor Cary Cooper awarded knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Cary Cooper, Distinguished Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at LUMS, has been knighted for his services to social science.

Explosive London housing bubble will spread to the rest of the UK 12/06/14

Explosive London housing bubble will spread to the rest of the UK

Escalating house prices are no longer just a London quirk – research by a team of LUMS economists supports the view that the housing market is the biggest issue for the UK economy. 

Leading family businesses to help direct impactful academic research 11/06/14

Leading family businesses to help direct impactful academic research

Leading figures from the business world are to help direct academic thinking on family businesses, such a vital part of the UK economy. 

Top MBA: ‘A study tour for self-reflection’ 06/06/14

Top MBA: ‘A study tour for self-reflection’

MBA student Yuki Takahashi writes about her experience on the MBA International Business in Context module, in Malaysia and Singapore in this blog post for the Top MBA website.

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Lancaster wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award 05/06/14

Lancaster wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award

Lancaster University is celebrating after attaining the Small Business Charter Gold Award – one of only three - in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise.  

Engaging with employees will keep your competitive edge 05/06/14

Engaging with employees will keep your competitive edge

Cary Cooper encourages employers to be enterprising, innovative and forward-thinking in their search for graduate talent.

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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.