LUMS in the news: recent media coverage

Lancashire's role in Northern Powerhouse explored 23/03/16

Lancashire's role in Northern Powerhouse explored

Speakers including Craig Bancroft and Edwin Booth discuss Lancashire's future at Insider magazine's Business of Lancashire Conference, sponsored by LUMS and others.

View the article on the Insider website
How British ‘cafe culture’ drinks revolution ended in failure 21/03/16

How British ‘cafe culture’ drinks revolution ended in failure

Research by LUMS economists shows that the relaxation of drinking hours has resulted in a rise in binge drinking, reports the Guardian.

View the article on the Guardian website
One in three UK workers are in the wrong job, ONS figures claim 18/03/16

One in three UK workers are in the wrong job, ONS figures claim

Professor Geraint Johnes is quoted in this Guardian story about overqualification for work, arguing that overqualification can contribute to enhanced productivity.

View the article on the Guardian website
Budget 2016 16/03/16

Budget 2016

Geraint Johnes comments on pay and employment figures in the Telegraph's commentary of the Budget.

View the article on the Telegraph website
London is a lot greener than you'd expect (and here's proof) 11/03/16

London is a lot greener than you'd expect (and here's proof)

Lifehacker discusses research by LUMS academics which reveals that London is greener than people think. 

View the article on Lifehacker
OR-MASTER project lead discusses airport congestion 10/03/16

OR-MASTER project lead discusses airport congestion

As it is revealed that Q3 2015 was the busiest ever for airline passenger numbers,Konstantinos Zografos talks about his research on Radio 4.

Listen on the Radio 4 website (from 13 minutes)