Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

Prof Geraint Johnes interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live 19/02/15

Prof Geraint Johnes interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live

Professor Geraint Johnes, Director of Lancaster University's Work Foundation, was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live on 18 February, discussing the UK's latest labour market statistics.

Listen on Radio 5 Live (until 20 March 2015)
Management students learn from businesses born out of poverty 18/02/15

Management students learn from businesses born out of poverty

The IMPM programme, delivered jointly by Lancaster and partner universities around the world, is featured in Bloomberg Business. The article describes how IMPM students are lerning how social enterprises are transforming the lives of women in remote Indian villages.

View article on the Bloomberg Business website
Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT 17/02/15

Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT

Research by Professor Monideepa Tarafdar and colleagues, published in MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals the unforeseen consequences of over-reliance on technology.

Supporting health and social care workers 16/02/15

Supporting health and social care workers

A Lancaster University Management School project will help health and social care workers professionally in the light of the demands of an ageing population.

Students to receive up to £40,000 on the EY Assurance Scholarship 11/02/15

Students to receive up to £40,000 on the EY Assurance Scholarship

Building on the success of the unique EY Degree, Lancaster University Management school has launched a new Scholarship programme with professional services firm EY. 

How to achieve a 95% pass rate in CFA Level I 09/02/15

How to achieve a 95% pass rate in CFA Level I

LUMS Masters students studying finance achieved a remarkable 95% pass rate in the Chartered Financial Analysis exams last year – compared to a 46% average. Paul Clarke explores the LUMS success in an article on the eFinancial Careers website.

View article on the eFinancial Careers website
New finance Masters in heart of the City 09/02/15

New finance Masters in heart of the City

LUMS partners with Fitch Learning to offer the CFA Level II qualification through a London-based Masters degree.

New app uses location tech to match Lancaster students with the best deals on campus 06/02/15

New app uses location tech to match Lancaster students with the best deals on campus

A new smart phone app created by two LUMS students enables discounts and offers to be sent directly to students walking close to businesses on campus.

Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking 06/02/15

Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking

Fracking might be unpopular with the public and many politicians but gas is still a good bet, says Mark Shackleton, writing in The Conversation.