Faculty contract research staff will have several opportunities to attend a confidential careers guidance surgery over the coming term. Surgeries will take place with the Contract Research Development Advisor, Elaine Davies, and are particularly appropriate for those who have career choice issues, or who would like help preparing a CV or getting ready for an interview.
Surgeries will take place in room C28 in the Engineering building, on the following dates:
To book a session, or for a separate appointment, please email Elaine Davies.
Final faculty committee and meeting dates for 2007/08 are now listed on the faculty website.
The faculty office welcomes two new staff members this term.
Rebecca Whitehead has already started in the post of Research Training Programme Co-ordinator. This new part-time role has been created to help manage and develop the faculty's training programme for postgraduate students. Meanwhile, Jane Quinn will join the faculty office as the new PA to the Dean on 24th September.
The Postgraduate Studies Office has made the 'rationalised' version of the 2007 version of the PG Handbook available on the student registry website at www.lancs.ac.uk/users/studreg/docs/pghandbook07-08.pdf.
Hard copies will be available at the start of term - postgraduate secretaries should email the PGSO inbox to place an order.
EPSRC has recently issued the following calls for proposals:
The ESRC, EPSRC, BBSRC, MRC and AHRC are inviting outline proposals for multidisciplinary Consortium Research Projects within the New Dynamics of Ageing programme.
Proposals are invited for access to the EPSRC-funded National Crystallography Service.
Applications are invited to attend a two-day workshop on 4-5 December 2007 to develop multi-disciplinary collaborations for addressing the challenges of the Digital Economy.
This call invites proposals for short-term high risk speculative research in novel ICT areas that would, in the future, have the ability to transform peoples every day lives.
This is a call for participants to take part in a five-day sandpit to look for innovative ways to explore the new dynamics of nutrition for older people.
The Centre for Microsystems Engineering is hosting a free one-day outreach event on Monday 1st October as part of its conference on Design, Test and Manufacturing Technologies for Integrated Micro & Nano Systems.
If you wish to attend, please register as soon as possible via the event web page.
Geography has appointed a new researcher who is exploring the environmental secrets locked up in stalagmites.
A virtual Centre which brings together the work of the North of Englandís top scientists to advance Regenerative Medicine is to be launched on October 19th in York.
Masters students on a raft of courses at the Lancaster Environment Centre are to benefit from a decision to allow them to apply for Accredited Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
Police and security services will benefit from new psychology research aimed at improving the investigation of criminal and terrorist activity, announced this week at the BA Festival of Science in York.
Researchers from Biological Sciences investigating life on newly exposed land in front of a retreating glacier have made a strange discovery that turns existing understanding on its head.
All the women graduating from the Computing Department this year succeeded with First Class honours degrees.
Lancaster University is hosting an international event showcasing research and developments at the forefront of Micro and Nanosystems Engineering.
Engineering Student Short-listed For National Award