Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Dropping the plan to ban junk food ads in prime time was a bad move – the UK will regret it 24/08/16

Dropping the plan to ban junk food ads in prime time was a bad move – the UK will regret it

The food industry says it wants to help in the fight against obesity – but it needs regulation, argues Gillian Hopkinson.

 Why novelty dining experiences are just another way of getting high 03/08/16

Why novelty dining experiences are just another way of getting high

Restaurants can open the 'Doors of Perception' too, says James Cronin.

Brexit Pivot 20/07/16

Brexit Pivot

Rather than the City being "a victim of Brexit", could it be "the pivot to prise UK-based financial services away from encroaching EU regulation"? Kim Kaivanto discusses.

View the article on the Global Banking and Finance website
‘Brexit,’ Business Schools, and Responsibility 14/07/16

‘Brexit,’ Business Schools, and Responsibility

LUMS Dean Angus Laing discusses how Brexit might impact on British Business Schools. 

View the article in BizEd Magazine
How sauerkraut is leading a food revolution 17/06/16

How sauerkraut is leading a food revolution

Shoppers have had it with supermarket science and instead are embracing more holistic styles of eating, explains James Cronin.

Sustainability through frugality? 13/06/16

Sustainability through frugality?

Professor Minna Halme discusses frugal innovation and how large companies are now becoming interested in creating products aimed at lower-income consumers.