Research to help fight malaria in sub-Saharan Africa has won PhD student Emanuele Giorgi a $3000 prize at the International Biometric Society's world conference.
A pioneer of hospice care in Africa, who works closely with Lancaster University, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Two Lancaster University professors were the speakers at a dinner at the House of Commons on Monday to inform and shape Government policy on the UK’s ageing society.
Men over the age of 65 caring for ill or disabled relatives often feel isolated and ignored according to a study from Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research.
Lancaster University is taking part in a UK research initiative which is bringing significant improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of three of the world’s most common forms of cancer.
There are more than 100,000 hospice volunteers in the UK whose contribution reduces hospice costs by an estimated 23%.
Twenty nine students from four schools and colleges have gained an insight into being a doctor at Lancaster Medical School’s taster day.
A key appointment to a new regional NHS organisation will ensure Lancaster University is at the forefront of health care transformation.
Lancaster University is part of a new European research programme developing and testing ways to improve palliative care for older people in nursing homes.
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).