The University of Sheffield
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Research Centre (LSCM), is situated within theSheffield University Management School. The Management School has recently been awarded the “Triple Crown”, receiving AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS accreditations (a status being held by just 0.4% of the Business Schools across the world). LSCM Research Centre is a world class research centre which contributes to research programmes that have a combined value of £84 million.
LSCM Research Centre has enormous experience in delivering project within a multi-disciplinary team involving industry, businesses, government bodies and other academic institutions evident by some of the Centre’s flagship projects. Very recent projects include the ERDFfunded £15M BIG Energy Upgrade research project which delivered energy innovation for deprived communities through a multi-disciplinary team from the Centre and the University. LSCM Research Centre also delivered the Centre for Low Carbon Futures Low Carbon Supply Chain project which produced the Supply Chain Environmental Analysis Tool (SCEnAT); an innovative carbon assessment and management tool for businesses.
The University of Sheffield was awarded the 2011 UK University of the Year from the Times Higher Education. It is a large institution with around 25,000 students and 5,500 staff. Over 93% of its research was considered as internationally recognised or World leading after the 2008 National Research Assessment Exercise. It is ranked within the top 10 universities in the UK.
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