Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
BAM Leadership & Leadership Development SIG: building bridges between academia and business
Influential business professionals joined with academics at a recent event in London, to discuss best practice in aligning and sharing leadership research between academic and managerial communities.
Report calls for action on women’s health issues at work
An article in Personnel Today looks at research by The Work Foundation which explores how gynaecological and reproductive health conditions are holding back women’s productivity and could be damaging their career.
Monideepa Tarafdar wins Decision Sciences Journal Best Paper Award
Professor Monideepa Tarafdar, along with Dr David Dobrzykowski of Bowling Green State University, USA, has received a prestigious award for their paper on electronic health record systems use, healthcare process coordination, and physician performance.
Staff and students honoured at Winter Ball Awards
A number of members of staff and LUMS students have received recognition for their hard work at the LUMS Winter Ball.
Honours for top LUMS postgraduates
Lancaster University has celebrated the achievements of hundreds of postgraduates in the winter Graduation Ceremonies this week.
Maysara Sayed wins Kingsman Prize
The Kingsman Prize has been awarded to Management Science PhD graduate Maysara Sayed.
Local businesses on LUMS programme accept challenge with Lancaster City Council
Lancashire SMEs on LUMS 'Low Carbon Innovation Forum' explore the challenges around waste management with Lancaster City Council.
Inspiring LUMS student wins Diana Award
LUMS Accounting and Finance student, Chris Ginty, received a Diana award this month for his involvement in a project set up to help South African children.
Dr Robyn Remke and Dr Cynthia Forson to host caucus at a conference in Ethiopia
Dr Robyn Remke and Dr Cynthia Forson (LU Ghana) will be hosting a caucus at the prestigious African Academy of Management (AFAM) Conference in Ethiopia in January 2018. The caucus will present findings from a Lancaster University project examining leadership and entrepreneurial capacity building for women in Ghana.
Marketing student wins first Nom Habu Scholarship
A student on our MSc Marketing programme is the winner of the very first ‘Nom Habu Scholarship’.
Ground-breaking project launched to explore UK’s recycling behaviour
A new research project between the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business and REPIC aims to help shape future electronic waste recycling policies in the UK.
Lesley Giles and Peter Honey speak at Work-based learning event
Visitors from all over the UK came to LUMS this week for the first Work-Based learning conference.
The rewards of marketing the bear necessities for Children in Need
Marketing graduate Andy Unsworth talks about how his journey has led him to work for one of the UK's top charities.
Rolls-Royce Director to visit Lancaster to help improve productivity of region’s businesses
The Global Director of Manufacturing for Rolls-Royce is coming to Lancaster this month to address burning questions from North West business leaders about productivity within the manufacturing and engineering industry
WBCSD Education Innovation Award for LUMS lecturer
Dr Alison Stowell has received the inaugural award for Education Innovation from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
ESRC Seminar Series shortlisted for 2017 Global Equality and Diversity Award
Research by a team including a LUMS academic on Challenging Gendered Media Mis(s)representations of Women Professionals and Leaders has been nominated for a prestigious award.
Students return from ‘life-changing’ trip to WBCSD Mexico
“Inspiring” and “mind-opening” were just two of the ways in which students described their recent fieldtrip to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Council Meeting in Mexico.
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.
Students to benefit from new £5k Scholarship
Students at Lancaster University Management School can benefit from a new ‘Fitch Scholarship’ and placement after Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research, generously donated to its undergraduate programme.
Students head to Mexico for WBCSD meeting
A team of ten LUMS students are all set to attend the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) annual meeting in Mexico City next week.
MA Marketing reunion for pioneering alumni
2017 marks 50 years since the Marketing department at Lancaster University started offering postgraduate courses.
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’.
Can the grim reality of published pay ratios really curb executive pay?
Workers will soon get to see just how fat the fat cats have become, says the Work Foundation's Stephen Bevan.