Lancaster University’s research has been rated as world leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities across all subjects. Lancaster is ranked 13th for the percentage of world leading research out of the 128 institutions listed and 18th in the UK overall.
Lancaster University engineers are to head up a European team working on the world’s first W-band wireless system, heralding the arrival of cost effective, high speed internet everywhere, every time.
A new £2.7 million international training network project, led by a team at Lancaster University, will develop a generation of medical statisticians dedicated to achieving early stage drug development success.
A smartphone app, developed by academics at the University of Salford and Lancaster University to help parents monitor their children on ‘walking buses’ to school, has won an award and £10,000 prize from Research Councils UK.
Lord Heseltine has given the keynote speech at a business event that showcased Lancaster University’s role in developing regional economic growth across the UK.
A non-governmental organisation (NGO) has taken up residence at Lancaster University to help forge links between academia and the ‘third sector’.
A Lancaster historian has undertaken a definitive study of one of England’s most popular theatrical forms.
The final part of the Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of the Five Armies, opens in cinemas on Friday 12th December – and a Lancaster graduate has played a key role in each of the three instalments.
Sarah Macfarlane, a university Professor and founding member of a global health organisation, has been given an alumni award at the December graduation ceremonies.
Professor Lynn Gladden has been awarded an honorary degree at the December graduation ceremonies.