Lancaster University’s Chemistry Department has received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing the careers of women in science.
Business leaders are invited to discover how new materials are changing the world and providing scientific and commercial opportunities.
Businesses are being urged to benefit from the technical knowledge and fresh ideas of leading students.
Cancer treatments, educational Minecraft software and space weather monitors are just some of the Lancaster University science and technology research and development projects being backed by a £50,000 innovation fund.
Chemistry has been ranked 10th in the UK for research output quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), which measures the quality of research conducted in UK universities against international standards of excellence.
On 24th October, forty teachers from across the South Lakes area visited the Faculty of Science and Technology, as part of a partnership between Lancaster University, Research Council UK, and the South Lakes Federation.
High-value manufacturing is to be bolstered by a new £11.3 million technology facility to be created by Lancaster University.
Major investment in teaching and research facilities and equipment will provide an additional boost to the newly opened Chemistry Department at Lancaster University.
Earlier this week, sixth form students from across the South Lakes area visited the Chemistry Department at Lancaster University, to compete against each other in the inaugural South Lakes Federation-Lancaster Chemistry Competition.