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  • SKETCH OPEN 2017

    LICA is very pleased to announce that group of drawings by second year Fine Art undergraduate Luke Treece-Birch have been selected for a national touring exhibition of artist’s sketchbooks: SKETCH OPEN 2017.

  • Design Showcase: Designing the Future

    The world is changing rapidly, challenges are getting bigger and bigger. Designing products and logos is not enough anymore; designers of the future will need to be intrepid, creative thinkers, researchers and experimenters. Design at Lancaster is focused on the future; we have the leading design research centre in the UK, and staff at the forefront of thinking about design and how we can shape the world.

  • National Student Drama Festival 2017

    Lancaster University 2016 Theatre Graduate, David Callanan, wins an award at the National Student Drama Festival 2017

  • Hear Me Roar

    Hear Me Roar, Lancaster's feminist festival, took place at the end of April 2017.

  • Fifty Three More Things to do in Zero Gravity

    Welcome to the Lancaster University Undergraduate Fine Art Degree show 2017. The title ‘53 More Things to do in Zero Gravity’ alludes to the idea of a group of fifty three young artists all working in their studios upon a wooded hill with many creative ideas bouncing around, suddenly set free.

  • Drama, Dance & Cinematics Top of the League Table

    Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Art has been ranked 1st in the Complete University Guide, 2018, for Drama, Dance & Cinematics (which includes Theatre and Film).

  • Open Senses Symposium

    LICA's Ian Heywood, Nick Dunn, Alan Marsden and Paul Coulton will be participating in the Open Senses Symposium taking place on the 19th May 2017.

  • Co-designing research with people with Parkinson’s

    Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves (ImaginationLancaster) is featured on Parkinson's UK website in an article called 'Exploring playfulness in Parkinson's', looking at part of his research scoping work.

  • Design for Life: creating meaning in a distracted world

    Design for Life by Stuart Walker, Professor of Design for Sustainability at Lancaster University, will be published on the 18th April 2017

  • Design Routes Symposium and Pop-up Exhibition

    Design Routes is a collaborative, 3-year AHRC funded project, involving Lancaster University, University of Leeds and Manchester Metropolitan University