Our Research

Research is at the heart of our success, and has the power to transform lives.

Our ten research centres and the Work Foundation are focused upon core themes that are integral to LUMS' strategic priorities and are designed to deliver vital impact. 

Food and drink

Centre for Consumption Insights

Exploring real-world problems of global significance for marketing practice and public policy.

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Family Business

Centre for Family Business

Inspiring better management of family firms through international, collaborative research.

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Stock Markets

Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets & Macroeconomic Policy

Promoting high-quality and high-impact research in the areas of financial economics, econometrics and macroeconomics.

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Centre for Marketing Analytics & Forecasting

Developing applied research with companies and transferring knowledge between academia and business.

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Centre for Leadership Studies & Practice

One of the largest leadership centres in Europe, renowned for developing and enhancing leadership studies.

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The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business

A world-class hub for transdisciplinary research on sustainability & macro trends.

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Centre for Productivity & Efficiency

A multi-disciplinary Centre devoted to researching the measurement, analysis, management and improvement of productivity.

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Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

An inter-disciplinary centre which offers an umbrella for researchers seeking to develop work in the area of sustainable healthcare.

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Centre for Technological Futures

Exploring the relationship between technological futures, management practices and organisational dynamics.

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Centre for Transportation Systems & Logistics

Cutting-edge sustainable solutions to logistical and transportation issues.

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The Work Foundation

The Work Foundation produces applied research that will shape the future of work.

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