Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

The Arctic just had the warmest winter on record. The repercussions will be global 16/09/16

The Arctic just had the warmest winter on record. The repercussions will be global

What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic, explain Gail Whiteman and Jeremy Wilkinson.

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Forget the FTSE 500: the Arctic is the real barometer of global risk 16/09/16

Forget the FTSE 500: the Arctic is the real barometer of global risk

Rapid changes in the Arctic are a warning sign that our social-ecological-economic system is out of whack, argue Gail Whiteman and Jeremy Wilkinson.

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Greenland’s ice sheets are disappearing faster than predicted - here’s why you should care 16/09/16

Greenland’s ice sheets are disappearing faster than predicted - here’s why you should care

Gail Whiteman and Konrad Steffen outline three key reasons why melting in Greenland poses significant global economic risks.

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Academics to unlock patient information to create a healthier North West 16/09/16

Academics to unlock patient information to create a healthier North West

Academics from across Lancaster University are coming together on a ground-breaking £20m initiative using data and technology in revolutionary ways to improve patient care and ultimately save lives in the North of England. 

LUMS goes to WBCSD at Chennai 16/09/16

LUMS goes to WBCSD at Chennai

Ten LUMS students have been given the opportunity to learn about sustainable development at the annual meeting of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Chennai.

Lancaster Professor explores a mindful approach to technology use 14/09/16

Lancaster Professor explores a mindful approach to technology use

A research article by Professor Monideepa Tarafdar, of the Management Science department, has recently been published by the MIT Sloan Management Review. 

LUMS academic receives Shingo Award 12/09/16

LUMS academic receives Shingo Award

Professor Mark Stevenson, Director of the MSc Management within the Department of Management Science, has become the recipient of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award. 

Why don’t bankers go to jail? 07/09/16

Why don’t bankers go to jail?

Professor Kenneth Peasnell is quoted in this article in The Guardian. 

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Lancaster University Triathlon makes a splash while raising cash 07/09/16

Lancaster University Triathlon makes a splash while raising cash

Over 200 triathletes gathered at Lancaster University on Sunday to take part in a very special challenge.