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Energy Lancaster Launch

Lancaster University has launched a new centre for energy research encompassing issues from the way we travel to work to the way we farm the land. Read more

Energy Lancaster mini 'Sandpit'

Following its launch, Energy Lancaster invites interested parties from across the University to participate in a two-day mini Sandpit on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 April.

This is an opportunity to explore collaborative links and develop interdisciplinary research proposals in the area of energy. The Sandpit is available for those already working in the area or those with no current research activities in energy but who have a desire to engage with the energy agenda.

For more information and details of registration, visit:

LU Small Grant Success

Congratulations to the following, who were awarded funding through Lancaster University's Early Career Small Grant Scheme. FST were awarded five of the fifteen grants and received 37% of the total funding.

Faculty Grants

Faculty Research Grants

Closing date: Friday 1 April 2011

The final deadline for applications for Faculty Research Grant funding in 2010/2011 is on Friday 1 April. Research grants of up to £1,000 per award are available to staff across the faculty. More details are at:

Teaching Development Grants

Closing date: Friday 25 March 2011

The Faculty of Science and Technology has an annual fund to support activities which enhance the teaching reputation of the faculty either at undergraduate or postgraduate level. More information is available at:

Greenlinks Event

GreenLinks, a networking event from GreenLancaster (Tuesday 15 March LUMS Hub), is a chance to meet businesses and volunteer organisations in the environmental sector.

There will be nibbles, drinks and networking from 5pm in the Management School hub, 30-minute employability sessions at 5 and 6pm and an interactive talk with the author of 'How bad are bananas?' Mike Berners-Lee, from 6.30-8pm.

More info:

Links: Web Strategy and Wind Turbines

To have your say on the future of Lancaster University's website, go to the Web Strategy Group staff consultation page at:

Meanwhile, if you would like to support the University’s Wind Turbine Planning Application, you can do so at: