Lancaster University is to receive more than £2.4m in funding to support the next generation of researchers.
A Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University is one of eight top international humanities and social scientists awarded 250,000 euros for research cooperation in Germany.
Climate change is already wreaking havoc on many people around the world, and adaptation is their only hope for survival, according to researchers publishing in Nature Climate Change this week.
The study of heritage languages – the languages spoken by immigrant families at home – will come under the microscope with the advent of a new organisation.
Lancaster University’s Data Science Institute has been awarded £5.5 million for two large-scale research programmes that will bring significant new understanding and aid decision-making in the areas of environmental and public health policy.
Forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black will take up a new post of Pro Vice-Chancellor for Engagement at Lancaster University.
New models for teaching Computer Science will be pioneered at Lancaster University as part of a Government investment into a national ‘Institute of Coding’.
Psychologists are working with professional adventurers to find out how teams cope with a 500 mile Arctic trip in temperatures of minus 60C.
A team of Arctic scientists - including Professor Gail Whiteman, creator of the Arctic Basecamp and Director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business at Lancaster University - are gathering in Davos to highlight climate change in the Arctic and Antarctica.
Lancaster University researchers are part of a team of the UK's top battery experts working to support the development of next generation batteries.