• Rauðfossafjöll

    Increased risk from Icelandic volcanoes

    New research by Lancaster University and The Open University has discovered another type of Icelandic volcanic eruption that could cause disruption. Published in Geology (February 2013), the team found magma that is twice as 'fizzy' as previously believed, which increases the likelihood of disruptive ash clouds from future eruptions.

  • Lancaster University Management School

    LUMS maintains prestigious AACSB accreditation

    Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • Professor Chris Hatton

    BEAT-ing depression in adults with a learning disability

    ​Lancaster University is among three universities to have won over £1.2m from the National Institute for Health Research to test the effectiveness of a new treatment for depression for people with a learning disability.

  • One of the coffee bags with the QR tag

    Heritage coffee business embraces digital innovation

    ​Tens of thousands of coffee bags at a Lancaster business now carry digital tags so customers can scan the packaging and learn the story behind the product.

  • Nadia Mazza

    The lady with the lamp lights up maths and stats

    ​Florence Nightingale, best remembered for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War, will help shed new light on mathematics and statistics.

  • The Sunway Scholars at the Lancaster Environment Centre's Hydrology Day.

    High fliers land at Lancaster University

    Top students from one of Lancaster University’s academic partners- Sunway University in Malaysia – have been visiting the Lancaster campus.

  • Documentary on fire in tropical forests

    Documentary on fire in tropical forests

    The use of fire by Amazonian farmers is the topic of five videos launched by researchers at the Lancaster Environment Centre.

  • Some of the Year 12 students at the Entrepreneurship Conference.

    The sky's the limit for young entrepreneurs

    Lancaster University has held its first ever Entrepreneurship Conference with Career Academies UK for Year 12 pupils.

  • The particle pin ball machine

    Particle physics pinball for Big Bang science fair

    Ever wondered how the scientists at CERN found the Higgs boson?

  • Lord Drayson of Kensington

    Opening of £9.8m Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

    Entrepreneur and former Science Minister Lord Drayson of Kensington says a new £9.8m Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is at the forefront of a green technological revolution.