A journey or a battle? A crossroads or a fight? A stolen life or a gift? How people talk about dying in terms of metaphors, or verbal imagery, is being analysed by researchers at Lancaster University.
Most people polled in a new survey disapprove of state funding for faith schools but most participants did not object to faith schools discriminating on religious grounds.
A new generation of entrepreneurs could be found thanks to a pioneering new research project led by Lancaster University.
Lancaster University has maintained its high position and been named the top university in the North West in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
A free online course designed to help those interested in the social sciences and humanities analyse language will be offered as Lancaster University’s first MOOC (massive open online course) in January 2014.
Education Secretary Michael Gove recently suggested that teenagers should read Middlemarch rather than Twilight. But new research from Lancaster University shows that Gothic fiction aimed at young adults can be as rewarding a topic for study as the literary classics.
A new way of diagnosing skin cancer through changes in blood flow is being investigated by Lancaster University researcher Gemma Lancaster.
A commonly prescribed diabetes drug could reverse memory loss and the build-up of plaques on the brain linked to Alzheimer’s, according to research published in Neuropharmacology.
High quality care in England is often mired in unclear goals, excessive box ticking and regulation, and variable staff support.
Universities in Lancaster, Liverpool and Exeter have joined forces with the public to produce an innovative resource to help researchers assess the impact of public involvement in research.