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Christmas Conference Next Week

All Faculty members are invited to attend the Faculty of Science and Technology Christmas Conference starting at 9am on Tuesday 14 December in the Management School Building.

The external speaker for the 2010 conference is Julian Ellis from the European Commission, who will be speaking about 'Future and emerging technologies - pathfinder for ICT research in the EU'.

Professor Rachel Cooper from LICA is an invited speaker and her talk asks 'Why does the EPSRC fund design? Putting the D in STEM'.

The day will also include talks from departments and the Science and Technology Graduate School poster competition, with posters from across the faculty on display.

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Dean's Award Winners

The winners of the first ever Dean's award for excellence in postgraduate studies have been announced. Congratulations go to Erika Berenguer and Cherry Canovan (joint winners in the first year category), Kelum Gamage (second year) and Dominik Schmidt (third year).

Find out more about the Dean's Award and this year's winners: www.lancs.ac.uk/sci-tech/postgraduate/deans_award.php


Annual Report

The 2010 Science and Technology annual report is now available to download from: www.lancs.ac.uk/sci-tech/docs/annual_report_2010.pdf.

The report outlines developments and achievements within Science and Technology from the last academic year. If you would like to receive a printed copy please contact Louise Inman or Alan Darragh.


SciTech Graduate School

Graduation

Postgraduate graduation ceremonies are being held on Wednesday 15 December. To celebrate, the Faculty of Science and Technology will be holding a graduation reception. This will take place in the LEC atrium at 3pm. All those who were involved in the teaching and administration of these students are welcome to celebrate with the students and their families.


News

Recent stories from Science and Technology:

Lancaster physicist given a prestigious award by the Royal Society

Professor Vladimir Falko, Head of Theoretical Physics at Lancaster University, has received a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award worth 127,000 in recognition of his achievements in nanoscience. Read more