When it comes to mountain rescue skills and knowledge, Lancaster University alumni are certainly at their peak.
More than two hundred and fifty students from the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man have been visiting campus to find out more about life at university.
Sixth form students have taken part an experiment to launch a helium-filled high-altitude weather balloon fitted with scientific measuring instruments helped by Lancaster University physicists.
Scientists from Lancaster University are taking part in low level flights over London to measure the emission rates of a range of air pollutants from the city.
Two leading arts organisations in Lancaster, facing the challenges of the recession, have received a boost to their fundraising activity.
More than two hundred sixth form students have been guaranteed a conditional offer of a place at Lancaster University after completing the Target Uni Mentoring Programme.
Lecturer in Digital Art and Culture Dr Emile Devereaux has been awarded further funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop collaborations in India.
Space vehicles on the moon risk being covered in lunar dust say researchers.
The first ever digital tool to enable people with autism to connect to their social network when they feel stressed has been invented by researchers.
The Physics Department's efforts to increase the representation of women in physics has been recognised by the award of Juno "Champion" status by the Institute of Physics.