Published 1 September 2009
HR Magazine carries an opinion piece by David Fairhurst of McDonalds, in which he describes the research carried out by Lancaster's Centre for Performance-Led HR into performance of staff over 60 and staff under 50.
Published 10 September 2009
On Saturday 5th September, the MSc in Management celebrated ten successful years of the programme with an anniversary ball at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.
Published 11 September 2009
Lancaster University Beijing Alumni Group continues to be active an arranging events for Beijing alumni, and matchmaking was on the agenda at a recent event.
Published 21 September 2009
Lancaster University's past and present Chancellors, HRH Princess Alexandra and Sir Christian Bonington CBE DL, were guests of honour at a Lancaster University dinner marking the University’s 45th anniversary.
Published 22 September 2009
The Times carries a story on research by Professor Ian Walker which finds that the long-term financial returns of a university education vary dramatically, depending upon gender and degree course. "An average graduate who hasn't worked hard will now find that he is 20,000 pounds in debt and hasn't got an asset because he's gambled it away on partying," says Walker. "But if he does work, he could earn 30 per cent more than he would have otherwise for the rest of his life."
Published 25 September 2009
Dr Nahed Taher, who completed her PhD in Economics at LUMS in 2001, is ranked among the world's top 50 women in business by the Financial Times. Dr Taher, ranked 25th by the FT, is Chief Executive of Gulf One Investment Bank, and a member of the steering committee of the Gulf One Lancaster Centre for Economic Research (GOLCER).