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Using social media to monitor UK alcohol consumption 18/07/14

Using social media to monitor UK alcohol consumption

Research by Lancaster University researchers, including Patrick Stacey of LUMS, has shown that social media can be used to detect drinking patterns in the UK, including spotting the variations on national holidays and celebrations.

HR Magazine: 'Better together' 15/07/14

HR Magazine: 'Better together'

Chris Ford, a PhD student in Accounting and Finance, is one of the experts interviewed in an HR Magazine feature on what open innovation means for HR.

LUMS hosts Islamic Banking and Finance conference 10/07/14

LUMS hosts Islamic Banking and Finance conference

The Gulf One Lancaster Centre for Economics Research (GOLCER) was the host for the 4th Islamic Banking and Finance conference, which took place at LUMS in June this year.

Read on the GOLCER website
Heads of family businesses help guide future research 10/07/14

Heads of family businesses help guide future research

Successful UK family businesses have been helping to guide Lancaster University Management School research, as part of a two-day strategy event held by the Centre for Family Business.

CEOs are more likely to be 'punished' as a result of takeovers 10/07/14

CEOs are more likely to be 'punished' as a result of takeovers

Research by Swarnodeep Homroy and colleagues reveals the negative consequences for CEOs as a result of poor company acquisitions.

Read on the Real Business website
US ideas have a disproportionate influence on business schools 07/07/14

US ideas have a disproportionate influence on business schools

David Collinson argues that the desire to publish in top, US-based journals has a homogenising effect on research.

Read on the Financial Times website