Research

Our research has been rated as world-leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities across all subjects.

The Engineering Department at Lancaster is a broad-based engineering centre, with a record of innovative teaching, world-class research and integration with industry. All of our academic staff are research active, with 91% of research and 100% of research impact rated as internationally excellent and world-leading.

We provide a friendly, informal and collaborative atmosphere, which enables those who study, work and visit to achieve success. Our work spans a wide range of research interests with an average annual research income is in excess of £2.25m, nearly two thirds of which is in collaboration with industry.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering Group researches all the relevant aspects of chemical and biochemical engineering, from fundamental science to engineering applications, working on scales that go from molecular-sized systems to large industrial plants.

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E-MIT and Electronics

E-MIT and Electronics

The E-MIT (Engineering of Microwaves, Terahertz and Light) & Electronics Group is a leading group focusing on research spanning from digital electronics and materials to high frequency applications projected towards novel and fascinating frontiers of microwave, particle accelerators, terahertz radiation, mid-infrared photonics and novel artificial functional materials.

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Energy

Energy

Our Energy Research Group is committed to address major scientific and technological challenges faced by the UK and international communities in emerging energy technologies and sustainability.

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Nuclear Science and Engineering

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Lancaster University has an international reputation for high-quality research in the engineering and physical sciences, in which it is ranked consistently in the top 10 for UK universities. Our multidisciplinary approach in nuclear research covers areas such as instrumentation, robotic, and chemical engineering.

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S2M: Structures, Materials & Manufacturing

S2M: Structures, Materials & Manufacturing

The Structures, Materials & Manufacturing Research Group is a multidisciplinary research cohort running a broad programme of coordinated research activities enabling in-depth understanding of fundamental and applied aspects of functional materials, composite systems, structural health monitoring, production processes and technologies.

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