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Season’s Greetings from Lancaster.

As 2013 draws to a close, we bring you a selection of short films
from across campus, featuring fireworks, a digital scarecrow,
and a Dickens ghost story with a Lancaster twist…

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Firework Exploding
Firework Exploding
Firework Exploding
Firework Exploding
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Fireworks will light up the
sky on New Year’s Eve,

but what are they actually made of?

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Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
Twinking Star
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In a modern, multicultural society,

is Christmas purely a
religious celebration?

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Robot Eyes
Satalite Beep
Communications Tower Beep
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Children across the world believe in Father Christmas,

but what about our
ScareBot Santa?!

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Father Christmas
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Charles Dickens visited
Lancaster in 1857,

and wrote a ghost story inspired by his stay…

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Moon
Father Christmas Legs
Father Christmas
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Window Light
Window Light
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The gift of time

Our students will be giving the gift of time to
elderly people in the local community this Christmas

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LUSU, Lancaster University Students' Union, strives to provide students with the opportunity to make a positive impact on the local community. Through its community volunteering programme, LUSU offer students the chance to get involved in rewarding projects with local organisations. This is a fantastic way to contribute to the local community whilst allowing students to gain brilliant new skills.

Find out more on the LUSU website.

Father Christmas
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We all use more energy
during the winter months,

so what can be done to ensure we have enough?

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Rising energy demands worldwide are calling for both increased energy supply and improved efficiency in usage. Researchers within the Semiconductor Physics & Nanostructures Research Group at Lancaster University are addressing these two areas through the atomic-scale engineering of materials used in solar cells.

Explore our web gallery to find out more.

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Hills
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Here’s to another enlightening
year at Lancaster University.

Thank you for being a part of it.

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