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REF 2014 - Over 80% of our research rated as internationally excellent or world leading

Date: 18 December 2014

The results of REF 2014 are in and 81% of the Law School's research has been rated as internationally excellent or world leading. The Law School has b ... Read more»


Sociology at Lancaster University is ranked 3rd in UK

Date: 18 December 2014

Sociology at Lancaster University has been ranked 3rd in the UK for its world-leading research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). ... Read more»


1st for research impact, 2nd for research environment and 3rd overall in the UK

Date: 18 December 2014

REF Result for the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion Every 4-6 years, the UK government undertakes a major review of all univer ... Read more»


An Excellent Research Result for the English Language and Literature Submission to REF 2014

Date: 18 December 2014

> The Research Excellence Framework (REF) measures the quality of research conducted in universities and other higher education institutions in ... Read more»


How Academics Write in the Digital Workplace?

Date: 16 December 2014

Mary Hamilton (Educational Research) together with David Barton and Karin Tusting (Linguistics) have been funded by the ESRC for a two-year project on ... Read more»


Vaclav Brezina, Dana Gablasova and Elena Semino give lectures in China

Date: 13 December 2014

Vaclav Brezina, Dana Gablasova and Elena Semino will talk at the Sino-UK Corpus Linguistics Symposium on 13th December and the Sino-UK School of Corpu ... Read more»


New grant award: Big Data Media Analysis and the representation of urban violence in Brazil

Date: 10 December 2014

Elena Semino (as PI) and Tony McEnery (as CI) have been awarded a grant as part of the Research Partnership scheme shared by RCUK and the Brazilian ... Read more»


Coming Soon: Careers Event: English and Creative Writing

Date: 9 December 2014

On 11th February, the FASS Enterprise Centre and the Department of English and Creative Writing will be hosting a careers event aimed at students who ... Read more»


Authors & the World London event

Date: 3 December 2014

On Friday 5 December, DELC's newest research hub, Authors & the World, is having its first event outside Lancaster. Rebecca Braun, Emily Spiers an ... Read more»


Panos Athanasopoulos gives public lecture in Fribourg Institute of Multilingualism

Date: 2 December 2014

On 4th December 2014 Panos Athanasopoulos will be giving a public lecture at the Institute of Multilingualism, University of Fribourg on the topic " ... Read more»


Caroline Harvey, James Summers and Nigel White (eds.), Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War:

Date: 2 December 2014

Dr James Summers was one of the editors for a Festschrift for Emeritus Professor Peter Rowe: Caroline Harvey, James Summers and Nigel White (eds.), ... Read more»


Press Release: Haunting Christmas Tales at Lancaster Castle

Date: 2 December 2014

Lancaster Castle's ancient walls will echo to the sounds of ghostly goings on when a haunting festive event comes to the city. The acclaimed ... Read more»


Working paper about mathematics education, technology and homework

Date: 1 December 2014

A working paper has been developed and created as a part of a study visit to the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning in the Department of Ed ... Read more»


Uta Papen gives talk about phonics at University of East Anglia

Date: 28 November 2014

On 3rd December 2014 Uta Papen will be giving a seminar at the University of East Anglia about her recent research on the politics and practices of li ... Read more»


Press Release: Forces Fail to Use a New Law to Tackle Sex Trafficking

Date: 28 November 2014

Police forces across the UK are failing to use a controversial new law introduced to tackle demand and sex trafficking, an authoritative new study h ... Read more»


'An analysis of the European Union's law and policy relating to website accessibility'

Date: 27 November 2014

Dr Catherine Easton's chapter on 'An analysis of the European Union's law and policy relating to website accessibility' was published in Research Ha ... Read more»


In celebration of Professor Geoffrey Leech

Date: 24 November 2014

The department of Linguistics and English Language held a memorial event for Professor Geoffrey Leech on Saturday, 22nd November 2014, in the Great Ha ... Read more»


Dr Karenza Moore on Panel for 'Debating Matters'

Date: 20 November 2014

For the second year running, Dr Karenza Moore, Lecturer in Sociology, will sit on a panel of four judges drawn from academia, government and busines ... Read more»


New AHRC grant: Translating Science for Young People

Date: 19 November 2014

Elena Semino will be co-investigator on a new AHRC grant, starting next week, with Alice Deignan and Indira Banner at Leeds: 'Translating Science ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak keynote speaker: 15 years ZARA - Civil Courage and Anti-Racism Work

Date: 18 November 2014

Ruth Wodak will give the keynote speech, toasting the 15th anniversary of the largest Austrian anti-racism NGO, ZARA (Civil courage and anti-racism w ... Read more»



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