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Visit of Professor Eileen Fischer, co-editor of the Journal of Consumer Research 28/10/14

Visit of Professor Eileen Fischer, co-editor of the Journal of Consumer Research

The Marketing faculty at Lancaster University Management School recently had the privilege of welcoming Eileen Fischer, Professor of Marketing and Chair in Entrepreneurship at Schulich School of Business, to the Marketing Department as part of the LUMS visiting scholar scheme. 

Is HR failing to capitalize on big data? 16/10/14

Is HR failing to capitalize on big data?

Professor Paul Sparrow's research into building capability inside the HR function is featured in an article in Forbes. 

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London congestion charge drives fall in traffic accidents 13/10/14

London congestion charge drives fall in traffic accidents

The Financial Times features new research by LUMS economist Professor Colin Green that demonstrates how London's congestion charge has led to a fall in road traffic accidents.

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Hard Evidence: are more older people going to university? 05/09/14

Hard Evidence: are more older people going to university?

At a time when more and more mature students are going into higher education, Dr Jill Johnes discusses what this rising trend in applications means for universities.

Longer working lives: challenges to individuals, employers and government 13/08/14

Longer working lives: challenges to individuals, employers and government

Geraint Johnes describes new research on ageing from the Work Foundation and LUMS which it is hoped will provide insights valuable for organisations and government.

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.