The Royal Astronomical Society has awarded the 2017 Group Achievement Award for Geophysics to an international consortium including Lancaster University.
Lancaster University is launching a £7.1 million low-carbon research and development programme to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire and Liverpool.
Astronomers have looked 11 billion years into the past to discover giant halos around early Milky-Way galaxies.
An international team of astronomers including Lancaster’s David Sobral have discovered a cosmic one-two punch never seen before.
Three Lancaster University researchers have been listed in the Thomson Reuters and Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016.
Two Physics students have been awarded the Ede & Ravenscroft Women into Science Prize for 2016. This £1000 prize rewards female students for their outstanding academic achievement in science subjects in which they have been traditionally underrepresented.
Astronomers have cast light on how young galaxies ionise oxygen in the early Universe and its effects on the evolution of galaxies through time.
Physics at Lancaster has maintained its top 10 ranking for the subject in the 2017 Good University Guide, published by The Times and Sunday Times.
Working on the development of table-top particle accelerators as part of the Alpha-X project, Lancaster’s Prof. Robin Tucker has been developing the first step towards a quantum description of extremely short pulses of laser light.
Claire Tinker, who recently completed her PhD in the Physics Department under Professor Oleg Kolosov and David Allsop from Biomedial and Life Sciences, has been awarded a Springer Thesis Prize for her work on the application of Physical methods for nanoscale imaging and charaterisation of amyloids.