Imagine moving through a public space and all of the digital displays changing to show your preferred news channel, travel information for your commute or the weather at your next holiday destination, as you walk past.
"We must try to expand the boundaries of human wisdom, empathy and perception, and there is no way of doing that except through education." Senator J William Fulbright
Lancaster’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.
Lancaster University is advertising three fully-funded PhD positions in the Centre of Excellence in Environmental Data Science, a joint venture between Lancaster University and the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). We have recently been awarded a large grant to develop a Data Science of the Natural Environment. As a PhD student, you will be at the heart of this project, benefitting from participating in a large cross-disciplinary team of scientists and all the excitement surrounding that.
New models for teaching Computer Science will be pioneered at Lancaster as part of a Government investment into a national ‘Institute of Coding’.
Lancaster and its partners have been awarded £1.3M to lead a break-through robotics and AI project funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Computer scientists are to explore how children can stay safe and retain their privacy as they engage with the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT).
A team of scientists and academics from Lancaster will be at the Manchester Science Festival this week to raise awareness of the devastating risks and impacts posed by flooding.
Lancaster’s School of Computing and Communications (SCC) has received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing the careers of women in science.
Imagine changing the channel of your TV simply by moving your cup of tea, adjusting the volume on a music player by rolling a toy car, or rotating a spatula to pause a cookery video on your tablet.