Human rights advocate Gary Foxcroft has been given an Alumni Award at the graduation ceremonies for his work in trying to save child “witches” in Nigeria.
A Lancaster graduate who produced the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies has been given an Alumni Award.
Senior solicitor and Lancaster graduate Andrew Leaitherland has been given an Alumni Award at the graduation ceremonies.
English language scholar David Crystal and Michelin starred chef Simon Rogan are among six high achievers to have been awarded honorary degrees at the graduation ceremonies in July. The other four include Professors Alexander Andreev, Dame Sally Macintyre, Maurice Moloney and Helga Nowotny.
Graduation is a family affair for identical twins Laurence and Joel Pullan and their father Tim.
The British Academy has announced its support for a Lancaster University research project designed to improve the teaching and learning of Mandarin as a foreign language.
Employees carrying out an insider attack at work can be identified from the language they use in emails according to Lancaster psychologists.
Actor and TV presenter Stephen Fry has endorsed the work at Lancaster University’s ground-breaking mental health centre, which celebrated its fifth anniversary this week.
The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) has endorsed the University’s future plans to raise aspirations and attainment among people from lower-income backgrounds and other groups currently under-represented in higher education.
Nine sixth formers have won awards at the first ever national writing competition staged by Lancaster University.