A briefing session for staff in FST took place on Tuesday 11 February at which changes to the PG admissions process were outlined. The slides shown at the meeting are available at:
The Science Media Centre is holding a free News Media event on Tuesday 31 March at Cardiff University from 1pm to 5pm.
This event aims to help those who have not had much experience of the media before to understand its demands, and make to it easier for them to work with journalists.
Full details are available to download:
This free workshop, to be held in London on Monday 16 March, is for ESRC-funded Researchers and Academics.
The event aims to increase understanding of how social science research can be applied to inform policy and practice.
More details can be found online at:
Andrew Folkard from the Geography division of LEC has secured £50,752 from NERC for a project titled "What can fine-scale stratification structure in thermal microscale profiles of lakes tell us about their turbulence history?"
We would like to include news of grant awards as soon as it becomes available, so when you hear about a successful grant please contact Katherine Gill with a two-sentence summary to go in the Bulletin as well as information about the funder, amount awarded, title and a link to provide further details if appropriate.
Lancaster Environment Centre has secured two Industrial CASE studentships and three Targeted Priority Studentships from the BBSRC, as well as a NERC Open CASE studentship
A Lancaster University ecologist has been quoted widely in the international media this week on the growing crop crisis in Liberia, West Africa
A team of Lancaster University Engineers are exploring the use of robots in Cumbria’s nuclear decommissioning process thanks to funding from a charitable trust
Lancaster researchers are teaming up with their Chinese counterparts to help meet the growing challenge of feeding the world
Lancaster University’s InfoLab21 is playing a key role in the drive to promote innovation in the UK digital communications sector
Children in a town affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are to take part in the first live link up with the outside world over the internet using wireless broadband installed by Lancaster University
Tuesday 24 February, 6pm
George Fox Lecture Theatre 1
All are welcome to attend this lecture to be delivered by Richard Holmes, the leading biographer of the Romantic period and author of The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science, which was published last year to wide acclaim.