Lancaster University - Reprieve for thought

November 4, 2010

A university has acquired a leading think tank, saving 43 jobs. The Work Foundation, which focuses on employment issues, has been taken over by Lancaster University, although it will continue to operate from its London headquarters. Lancaster said the acquisition will allow it to increase its influence in research in the field, as well as in the UK's economic recovery. Sue Cox, dean of Lancaster University Management School, said there were "obvious synergies" between the university and the foundation. The think tank had been facing closure because of financial difficulties.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments