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Satya Savitzky in The Conversation on the expansion of the Suez Canal

Date: 18 August 2015

Satya examines the economic, symbolic and ecological significance of the Suez's Canal's recent expansion. ... Read more»


Panos Athanasopoulos interview on bilingual brain benefits

Date: 18 August 2015

Panos Athanasopoulos was recently interviewed about his research on the bilingual brain on Australia's national broadcaster ABC, and on Germany's na ... Read more»


Excellent results in the NSS student satisfaction survey 2015

Date: 13 August 2015

We have scored 97% overall satisfaction for Linguistics, 4th place nationally,  in the 2015 NSS Student Satisfaction Survey.  This contribut ... Read more»


Viva Congratulations

Date: 4 August 2015

Very many congratulations to Kari Rasmussen,  who successfully defended her thesis today. The award of PhD will follow,  subject to any co ... Read more»


Lancaster Professor co-curates an exhibition in the Ukraine

Date: 3 August 2015

Professor Nick Dunn (LICA) has co-curated an exhibition in the Ukraine entitled ‘Tomorrow's Cities Today: The Power of Urban Visions‘.  Pr ... Read more»


Professor Paul Farley Involved in Wide Range of National Media and Performance

Date: 31 July 2015

Professor Paul Farley (Creative Writing) presents a fifth series of The Echo Chamber on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday afternoon throughout ... Read more»


Professor Alisdair Gillespie - 'Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates'

Date: 30 July 2015

Professor Alisdair Gillespie's latest book 'Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates' was published yesterday by Routledge - ... Read more»


Department of English & Creative Writing Student Prizes for 2014-15 Announced

Date: 30 July 2015

Here are the winners of the student prizes for the Department of English & Creative Writing in 2014-15Part IBest ENGL100 student:   Ma ... Read more»


Literacy and Education: Policy, Practice and Public Opinion - new book by Uta Papen

Date: 30 July 2015

Uta Papen's new book has just been published by Routledge. Literacy is a perennial ‘hot topic’ in Britain and other English-speaking countries. ... Read more»


Ibrar Bhatt's article in The Conversation

Date: 29 July 2015

The following is an article in The Conversation by Dr Ibrar Bhatt entitled What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?It is based ... Read more»


Will Smith Helps Organise ‘Dorothy Wordsworth’s Canada Day Poetry Party’

Date: 27 July 2015

Dr Will Smith, an Associate Lecturer from the Department of English and Creative Writing, was involved in the organisation of the ‘Dorothy Wor ... Read more»


Marije Michel interview on extraordinary Scrabble win

Date: 24 July 2015

Lancaster Linguist Marije Michel was interviewed by Deutsche Welle, the international German broadcaster, reacting to the man from New Zealand who won ... Read more»


First International Workshop on Albinism in Sub-Saharan Africa to take place in Cameroon

Date: 24 July 2015

 On 24th and 25th July 2015, experts on albinism from across Africa and Europe will be meeting at the Sawa Hotel in Douala, Cameroon, for the F ... Read more»


English Academic Co-ordinating International Gothic Association Conference

Date: 28 July 2015

Dr Catherine Spooner is co-ordinating the biannual conference of the International Gothic Association, 'Gothic Migrations', with her co-president o ... Read more»


Guardian Website Publishes Lancaster Academic's Blog Post

Date: 22 July 2015

A blog post written by Dr Andrew Lacey from English and Creative Writing has been published on the Guardian website.  The blog which can be found ... Read more»


English and Creative Writing Graduate Receives Alumni Award

Date: 21 July 2015

A graduate of English and Creative Writing , the well-known children’s author Paul Stewart (The Edge Chronicles), has received an Alumni ... Read more»


Heritage Lottery Fund supports Jacobite Anniversary project

Date: 17 July 2015

The Regional Heritage Centre is delighted to report that Preston City Council has received £49,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an excit ... Read more»


English Professor Appearance at Major International Literary Event

Date: 17 July 2015

Professor Paul Farley appeared at the Dichters in de Prinsentuin festval in Groningen on the 17th July. This major literary event provides a ... Read more»


Sue Cranmer co-ordinates international symposium on scaling up classroom innovation

Date: 8 July 2015

Sue Cranmer and Cathy Lewin from Manchester Metropolitan University coordinated an international symposium entitled: Scaling up digital pedagogy and i ... Read more»


Amanda Cahill-Ripley writes in The Conversation about Osborne's budget

Date: 8 July 2015

You can read the story in full at ... Read more»



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