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Research is at the heart of our success, and has the power to transform lives.
tt娱乐 Management School is a collegial, multidisciplinary and innovative management research institution. We aspire to be world-leading in all our research activities by developing, recruiting and retaining world-leading researchers. We embed research into every aspect of our activities and through this, achieve significant impact for all our stakeholders.
LUMS has built a 20-year reputation for research of exceptional quality as attested to by our performance in the RAE/REF since 1996. The School’s long-term commitment to developing research of the highest quality has encouraged a research culture with four distinctive features:
LUMS has developed organisational processes to ensure that academic staff have the time, resources, organisational support and collegial environment necessary to undertake research of excellent quality such as significant dedicated research time, targeted resources and incentives, and excellent research support both locally and centrally.
Research within LUMS is led by our Associate Dean for Research, Professor Konstantinos Zografos, and our dedicated team of research colleagues.
The latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) results in 2014 demonstrated that tt娱乐 Management School is the most research intensive business school in the UK. We have built a 20-year reputation for research excellence through our performance in this measure since 1996.
tt娱乐 Management School was ranked 1st in the UK for 'research power'.
80% of LUMS research was rated internationally excellent or world-leading.
We were rated joint 1st for research environment, demonstrating the vitality and sustainability of our research.
Fundamental to our research culture at LUMS is an active and embedded PhD programme, which has been recognised by the FT as one of the best in Europe. Excellence in supervision, training and support of research students is at the centre of our focus. Research students are located in our academic departments and are an integral part of the research environment in LUMS.
We have ten core Research Centres focusing on delivering impact in key areas, and the Work Foundation which aims to shape the future of work.
Our research initiatives extend across multiple departments and subject areas within LUMS, delivering innovative approaches to research.
Our completed research areas underpin our strong reputation for research excellence, and have played a vital role in our REF performance to date.
Find out more about how our groundbreaking research is making its mark on business, industry and the wider community.
Discover our 4-Year PhD studentships in Mathematical Models and Algorithms for Managing Airport Capacity.
In this edition we discuss the ranking of economic forecasters which appeared in the Wall Street journal.
Pentland Centre Director, Gail Whiteman, has won a Case Award in the Entrepreneurship category for her involvement in the case "Fairphone: Organising for Sustained Social Impact" .
Why has starting a business become associated so strongly with ambitious high-fliers? The Eliemental project has shown how enterprise can transform the lives of the excluded, vulnerable and disadvantaged - just as long as the ‘entrepreneur’ label and all its associated baggage is left behind. Carolyn Downs explains how.
The UK’s Industrial Strategy (November 2017) marks a turning point in the attitude of the government to its role in supporting the economy. It’s a recognition that the economy shouldn’t be left solely to market forces, that Government should be providing direction, energy and support for businesses. Angus Laing sets out why and how businesses should see the relevance to them and get on-board.
For centuries, consumers have expected to be at the end of the line of a constant flow of products. Growing global demand and shrinking resources mean it’s a model that can’t last. Instead, manufacturers and consumers need to think in terms of a carousel of materials that has to be replenished from existing and renewable stocks, not by taking further from the planet. Alison Stowell looks beyond the principles to how businesses can move to a ‘circular’ model in practice.
"What's exciting about Lancaster is that it encourages interdisciplinary and cross-field research. This enables us to sometimes take more innovative approaches and do something a little different to the mainstream."
Dr Katy Mason, Department of Marketing
Discover our events, seminars and conferences taking place throughout the year.
Wednesday 21 March 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday 21 March 2018, 3:30pm to 4:45pm
Wednesday 21 March 2018, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Monday 26 March 2018, 9:00am to Friday 30 March 2018, 5:00pm
Friday 13 April 2018, 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 23 April 2018, 9:00am to Tuesday 24 April 2018, 5:00pm