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CBE for Professor Bill Davies

CBE for Professor Bill Davies

A pioneering Lancaster University environmental biologist has been awarded a CBE for services to Science.

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Cross-campus Team Wins University Prize

Cross-campus Team Wins University Prize

A team of researchers which includes Nigel Watson (LEC) Claire Waterton and Judith Tsouvalis (Sociology and CSEC), and Lisa Norton (CEH), Stephen Maberly (CEH) and Ian Winfield (CEH) has been awarded a Lancaster University Staff Prize in the 'Above and Beyond' category for their project Understanding and Acting in Loweswater.

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Flavour changing ghost particles could give clue to the origin of matter

Flavour changing ghost particles could give clue to the origin of matter

An international experiment designed to probe one of the biggest mysteries in fundamental physics has yielded some intriguing results.

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Computing projects named as UK Research Councils' 'big ideas for the future'

Computing projects named as UK Research Councils' 'big ideas for the future'

The School of Computing and Communication's groundbreaking work on keeping children safe online and protecting the internet from attack, have been chosen as two of the most important research projects taking place in universities today.

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Village life transformed with online network

Village life transformed with online network

Wray in Lancashire is the first village in the UK to benefit from wifi broadband in 2003 and was the first village to get high-speed broadband in 2010 - thanks to Lancaster University.

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1.45M grassland study to increase soil carbon and reduce greenhouse gases

1.45M grassland study to increase soil carbon and reduce greenhouse gases

Lancaster University is leading a 1.45 million project funded by BBSRC, NERC and DEFRA to find ways to help grassland farmers increase carbon storage in soil and cut greenhouse gases, while producing enough food to feed a growing world population.

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Space scientist in First Women Awards 2011

Space scientist in First Women Awards 2011

Professor Farideh Honary from the Department of Physics is on the shortlist of the 2011 First Women Awards, which highlight women who are breaking new ground across a range of industries.

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Academia for Green Africa Conference

As part of the Lancaster Environments Centre's strategy to expand its coverage and activities in other continents, the Lancaster Environment Centre in partnership with Envirofly Group is hosting the Academia for Green Africa (AFGA) International Conference to discuss ways of developing partnerships and environmental competence in Africa.

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