A study by five universities has found that there was no sustained reduction in the prescribing of antipsychotics to dementia patients in UK care homes following the government’s 2009 National Dementia Strategy (NDS), which recommended a review of their use in light of potential serious side effects.
Statisticians have created a model to work out the answers to one of the biggest questions asked by sports fans around the world – what were the best track athletics performances of all time?
Lancaster University is ranked amongst the UK’s best for student satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey.
Congratulations to Dr Daniel Elton, who is the winner of the 2016 Tower of Teaching award.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is ranked 6th in the UK in the latest Guardian subject league tables, having climbed six places.
Lancaster University is providing a unique opportunity for ambitious North West small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of funded three-year industry-led research and development initiatives with support worth up to £100,000.
In April, three undergraduate students from the department led a masterclass day for a group of mathematically gifted pupils from schools in South Cumbria.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is ranked 10th in the UK and top in the North West in the latest Complete University Guide subject league tables.
Rhian Davies, a final-year PhD student with the STOR-i (Statistics and Operational Research) Centre for Doctoral Training has been appointed a Statistical Ambassador by the Royal Statistical Society.
Lancaster University is to receive £1.7m in funding to support the next generation of researchers.