• Professor Jim Wild

    National award for northern lights film

    A film made by a Lancaster physicist in the Arctic circle is among four chosen for a British Universities Film and Video Council award.

  • Dr Karenza Moore

    Mephedrone boosts illegal drug use

    Experienced clubbers are more likely to add the former ‘legal high’ mephedrone to their drug repertoires rather than use it to replace popular established club drugs such as ecstasy and cocaine, according to new research by Lancaster University, Durham University and Guy’s and St Thomas Hospitals, London.

  • Burning Question Book Cover

    Hot off the press – new book tackles a burning issue

    The Burning Question is…a bold new book, written by an honorary research fellow at Lancaster University, which seeks to challenge the world’s attitude to burning fuel.

  • Bishop with Caroline Gatrell

    Sacrifices of the Anglican priesthood

    ​The first ever study of the lives of Church of England clergy has revealed the personal costs of committing yourself to God.

  • Crop researchers sort the wheat from the chaff

    Crop researchers sort the wheat from the chaff

    ​A Lancaster University research project to effectively ‘toughen up’ wheat crops has just been awarded a $1 million grant.The money will enable Professor Bill Davies and Drs Sally Wilkinson and Ian Dodd at Lancaster Environment Centre to focus on increasing wheat crop yields, making the plants more resilient to stress and enabling them to cope with climate change.

  • Professor Nigel Davies

    It’s a sign of the times for the School of Computing and Communications

    ​A Google grant will enable researchers at Lancaster University’s School of Computing and Communications to take work on digital sign analytics to the next level.

  • Keeping it in the family for medical trio

    Keeping it in the family for medical trio

    Three brothers all studying to be doctors at Lancaster Medical School have been describing what it’s like to all be students at the same university.

  • A 2D material: part of the atomic structure of gallium sulphide

    Development of novel 2D materials boosted by High Performance Computing Centre

    A Lancaster physicist working on novel 2D materials says a new £3.25m High Performance Computing Centre is an important tool in their development.

  • Jennifer Sheridan

    Award for female CEO of technology firm

    A Lancaster University alumna who founded her own firm has been awarded the title of Entrepreneur of the Year at the FDM everywoman in Technology awards.

  • Eduardo Velloso in his new motion capture suit

    New kit pumps up 3-D feedback

    A brand new computer system which provides 3-D feedback on weightlifting performance will now be taken to another level by a Lancaster University scientist.