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LUMS team wins IJF Best Paper Award 17/10/17

LUMS team wins IJF Best Paper Award

Nikos Kourentzes, Fotios Petropoulos and Juan R. Trapero have won this year’s International Journal of Forecasting best paper award.

Sir Roland Smith CEO Lecture 2017: Antony Burgmans 12/10/17

Sir Roland Smith CEO Lecture 2017: Antony Burgmans

‘We live in mad times’ was a statement both challenged and reinforced by Antony Burgmans at this year’s Professor Sir Roland Smith CEO Lecture, ‘Leadership in Turbulent Times’. 

Women lawyers “more risk averse” about applying for QC 27/09/17

Women lawyers “more risk averse” about applying for QC

Research by the Work Foundation, on why female lawyers are less likely to apply to be QC, is discussed in Legal Futures.

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Professions Fest draws visitors from across the country 21/09/17

Professions Fest draws visitors from across the country

Academics from across the UK gathered this week for Professions Fest 2017, organised by the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology (OWT).

Professor Niall Hayes explores how technology could be used to combat loneliness 01/09/17

Professor Niall Hayes explores how technology could be used to combat loneliness

It’s a paradox of modern times. the easier communication has become, the more quickly isolation and loneliness has spread, particularly among older adults. Is there a high-tech way to create new joined-up communities? Maybe, says niall hayes, but only by getting the low-tech right first.

Dr James Cronin discovers that tripe is back 01/09/17

Dr James Cronin discovers that tripe is back

tripe is back and, in some circles at least, considered very cool. though it’s not really tripe anymore – it’s a “variety meat”. this curious repackaging doesn’t appear to just be a fad, argues James Cronin, but a signal of a wider trend that provides important insights into where consumer culture is heading.