It’s pretty clear gradable adverbs – words like rather, quite and really – are on the decline on both sides of the Atlantic together with fixed phrases – such as ‘more or less’, ‘two or three’ and ‘for the most part’.
Businesses, researchers, students and school children are amongst some of the groups benefiting from enhanced additive manufacturing capabilities at Lancaster University’s Engineering Department.
A Lancaster professor has become the first woman to be elected President of the Freshwater Biological Association.
A spring walk in the Grasmere district, following in the steps of Wordsworth’s sister, Dorothy, also a poet and author, was the inspiration for a forthcoming painting and poetry exhibition at Lancaster University.
Health screening campaigns which target a specific organ may lack effectiveness if the public have a poor knowledge of anatomy say researchers.
Lancaster University’s Professor Paul Baker has just been accepted as a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).
The largest study ever conducted into feedback from NHS service users has found that people skills such as politeness, compassion and a sense of humour are cited most often in people’s feedback about their experience with the NHS, even more so than standards of service.
Breaking up the rainforest into small, isolated patches is forcing more species to live at the forest edge and putting those that are dependent on the forest core at risk.
Researchers from Lancaster University will tackle one of the most pressing problems to face water science in a generation.
Lancaster researchers are working with colleagues in South East Asia to develop research addressing the needs of ‘cities of the future’.