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    Making dementia friendly neighbourhoods

    Lancaster researchers will join a team of European experts which will investigate the role of the neighbourhood in the everyday lives of people with dementia and their families in a new research project announced during the G8 dementia summit today (11 December).

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    Lancaster University to evaluate Big Lottery initiative

    A Lancaster University Professor will head up a research team examining if giving people greater control over their lives and community can positively affect their health and wellbeing.

  • Researchers investigate new way to improve end of life planning

    Lancaster University is to share in a £4 million European research project, the first of its kind in end of life care planning, which will inform Government and European policy.

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    BLS on BBC2's Autumnwatch

    Dr Jackie Parry and fellow scientists from BLS appeared on BBC 'Autumnwatch', investigating the mud-dwelling fauna of Morecambe Bay.

  • Mental health in the spotlight

    Researchers and people with bipolar disorder are working together at Lancaster University to help improve the lives of people living with the condition.

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    Study examines how we talk about dying

    A journey or a battle? A crossroads or a fight? A stolen life or a gift? How people talk about dying in terms of metaphors, or verbal imagery, is being analysed by researchers at Lancaster University.