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LUMS experts lead new drive to unlock airport capacity and tackle congestion 19/03/15

LUMS experts lead new drive to unlock airport capacity and tackle congestion

A major £2.8 million project led by researchers from LUMS is to find ways to address the UK's airport congestion – without relying solely on new airport building and expansion. 

London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all 10/03/15

London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all

New research by LUMS economist Professor Colin Green reveals that the introduction of London’s congestion charge led to a substantial reduction in the number of accidents.

Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London 09/03/15

Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London

The Guardian fetures research by LUMS economist Colin Green that shows a 40 per cent drop in traffic accidents since 2003.

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Social scientists who wish to drive policy should 'think big' 26/02/15

Social scientists who wish to drive policy should 'think big'

Professor Cary Cooper is interviewed in Times Higher Education about how academics developing social sciences careers should seek to make an “impact” on policymaking.

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Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT 17/02/15

Illuminating the ‘dark side’ of IT

Research by Professor Monideepa Tarafdar and colleagues, published in MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals the unforeseen consequences of over-reliance on technology.

Supporting health and social care workers 16/02/15

Supporting health and social care workers

A Lancaster University Management School project will help health and social care workers professionally in the light of the demands of an ageing population.