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Fulbright Scholar to talk motorsports

Fulbright Scholar to talk motorsports

'Motorsport Engineering: Fabulous or Frivolous?' Read more

Business Partnerships & Enterprise Annual Report 2013-2014 Out Now

Business Partnerships & Enterprise Annual Report 2013-2014 Out Now

In this report we provide some case studies of our work with external partners during 2013-2014. Read about R&D opportunities with China, new science and technology start-up companies, research with IBM, Booths and regional Small and Medium Enterprises, seed funding for new products and processes, new facilities for hire, free events and training, new companies on campus, plugging the data science skills gap, the Engineering Design Academy, and much more... Read more

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Faculty appoints new dean

Faculty appoints new dean

The Faculty is pleased to announce that Professor Peter M Atkinson has been appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Mon 05 January 2015

Researchers develop new form of lie-detector test

Researchers develop new form of lie-detector test

Police and intelligence agencies around the world have for almost 100 years relied on lie-detectors to help convict criminals or unearth spies and traitors.

Mon 05 January 2015

REF confirms ‘world-leading’ research across Faculty

REF confirms ‘world-leading’ research across Faculty

The Faculty’s seven departments have been recognised for demonstrating research of 3* and 4* world-leading and internationally excellent standard in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Fri 19 December 2014

Envision PhD scholarships: Apply by 15 Jan

Envision PhD scholarships: Apply by 15 Jan

Envision brings together a powerful group of UK researchers with 44 industry and NGO partners to provide a new generation of environmental scientists with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to take on the challenges of a changing world.

Wed 17 December 2014

Events

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‘Motorsport Engineering: Fabulous or Frivolous?'

‘Motorsport Engineering: Fabulous or Frivolous?'

Dr Peter Hylton, Director of Motorsports Engineering, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Monday 02 February 2015, 1700-1900
Lecture Theatre 1, Fylde College

The specialisation of motorsports engineering within universities is quite new. Some might argue that for universities to participate in training young engineers for careers related to the field of automobile racing is a bit frivolous, has little societal benefit, and does not reflect positively upon the university. On the other hand, advancements in the motorsports field have had profound impact on the vehicles that we use for transport on an everyday basis. This has been true throughout the...

Condensed Matter Physics Seminar

Prof. Issai Shlimak, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Monday 16 February 2015, 1100-1200
C1 Physics Building

Localization of charge carriers in monolayer graphene gradually disordered by ion irradiation

Security Lancaster Seminar

Professor Nigel Smart, University of Bristol

Thursday 26 February 2015, 1300-1400
InfoLab21

Computing on Encrypted Data