Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mark E. Smith has been appointed as Chair of the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA). He succeeds Professor Sir Paul Curran who has held the position for the past five years.
Significant numbers of people with learning disabilities, particularly very young adults, remain inappropriately incarcerated in English hospitals, say researchers.
N8 universities have been successful in securing more than £1.5m of funding through six awards from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Club (SARIC).
A new play by a Lancaster University lecturer in creative writing explores the lives of three young people as they deal with the aftermath of a devastating plague.
An international team of scientists have designed a new generation of universal flu vaccines to protect against future global pandemics that could kill millions.
A new online course Radical Spirituality: the early history of the Quakers, starts on October 3.
The Work Foundation is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of a new Director. Lesley Giles will take up the new role on 3 October 2016.The Work Foundation aims to be the leading independent, international authority on work and its future.
Structured group psychoeducation sessions could be more successful in treating patients in the early stages of bipolar disorder than standard peer-support offered by the NHS and the voluntary sector, research has found.
Lancaster has climbed to 9th position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, to achieve its elite target of top ten positions in all the UK’s major university league tables. Lancaster also ranks 9th in the Complete University Guide and 8th in the Guardian.
Research with flood-affected children reveals serious impacts on well-being but also a desire to take on a role in flood risk management.