LUMS in the news: recent media coverage
TES Connect: 'Tips for taking group work to another level'
Professor Michael West is quoted in a feature in TES Connect, on how educators can best design effective group work for students.
The Conversation: Heartbleed patched but security time bomb is still ticking
The latest website bug has flagged up how our expectations of online security are unrealistic and often built on misconceptions, argues Dr Paul Ralph.
The Guardian: Is the NHS institutionally racist?
This healthcare feature makes reference to Professor Mike West's research into the links between workplace culture and standards of patient care.
HR Magazine: ‘Flexible working: dads want choice’
Professor Caroline Gatrell is quoted in a feature in HR Magazine on flexible working for fathers. “Many fathers are disappointed when trying to access family-friendly working opportunities because these are refused,” says Gatrell.
The Guardian: Improving UK productivity still below pre-recession level
Professor Geraint Johnes, who is also Director of the Work Foundation, is quoted in The Guardian, discussing today’s announcement from the UK’s Office for National Statistics showing a 0.3% productivity rise.
HR Magazine: Engagement not a 'silver bullet' for HR, says Cooper
In an article in HR magazine, Professor Cary Cooper comments on the ORC Global Perspective Survey, which showed that Britain was 18th out of 20 countries surveyed and that all elements of engagement had lower scores than in last year.
The Guardian: 'Job awards reveal this year's top graduate recruitment trends'
Includes an interview with 2012 BBA graduate Kyle McQueen, who is now on Barclays 'future leaders' graduate programme and has won this year's TARGETjobs Rising Star of the Year Award.
BusinessBecause: ''You're hired: HR exec finds MBA entrepreneurship his cup of tea'
Interview with alumnus Solomon George, founder of GlobalMBAcareer, on how his experiences on the Lancaster MBA helped him make the leap from a corporate career with Philips into entrepreneurship.
HR Magazine: 'Top business role models dominated by ageing men, CMI study shows'
To inspire more women to reach the top in business, HR needs to help drive change by bringing in more women at all levels of organisations, argues Professor Cary Cooper.
SecEd: The links between personality traits and risky behaviours
A new study has looked at the links between teenagers’ personality traits and risky behaviours like drink and drugs. Professor Ian Walker looks at the implications of what they discovered.
Management Today: 'How to carry on working past 60'
Professor Cary Cooper is quoted in a feature in Management Today, advising how to get the most out of yourself at work once past 60.
FT: ‘Economists back development of UK shale gas industry’
Professor Bob Rothschild is quoted in a Financial Times article about the economic benefits of fracking for shale gas in Northwest England.
China Daily Europe: 'Call for a more creative country'
China urgently needs to improve the level and efficiency of its innovation and should consider unconventional methods of integration, argues Dr Fu Xiaolan. Dr Fu, who completed her PhD in Economics at Lancaster and before that her Masters, is now Director of the Technology and Management for Development Centre at Oxford University.