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LEC hosts British Water conference reviewing national standards on water management

LEC hosts British Water conference reviewing national standards on water management

The Lancaster Environment Centre will host the British Water Conference "2006 USA Sustainable Drainage Systems Mission - Have we learned anything?" on Wednesday 21st May 2014, 9-5pm.

Wed 16 April 2014

Touchless technology makes finals of the Bionow 2014 Biomedical Awards

Touchless technology makes finals of the Bionow 2014 Biomedical Awards

The 2014 Biomedical Awards, now in their 2nd year, celebrate the achievements of biomedical organisations in the North of England, and the strength and depth of the cluster. Lancaster University has made the finals of the Innovation and Technology Award with an entry showcasing pioneering touchless technology for surgery. Sixteen organisations were shortlisted within five categories for the 2014 Biomedical Awards Ceremony.

Wed 16 April 2014

Businesses and health organisations exposed to Lancaster's expertise

Businesses and health organisations exposed to Lancaster's expertise

Over 130 people attended the Pathways to Health and Wealth event on Monday 31st March 2014 at Lancaster University. The event brought together expertise from across the faculties of Science and Technology, Health and Medicine, Arts and Social Sciences, and the Management School.

Sat 12 April 2014

Businesses and researchers invited to Lancaster Quantum Technology Centre launch

Businesses and researchers invited to Lancaster Quantum Technology Centre launch

The centre will be officially launched on Wednesday 28th May (4-6.30pm) with key note speakers focusing on the importance of quantum technologies followed by a wine reception at an exhibition of Lancaster's research expertise. On Thursday May 29th, a conference will feature a series of short talks from academia, industry and the public sector.

Fri 11 April 2014

Free online course on food security

Free online course on food security

A new free "massive" online course explores how we can feed an extra two billion people by 2050.

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Fri 11 April 2014

Lancaster University and Booths team up to encourage greener eating

Lancaster University and Booths team up to encourage greener eating

Academics at Lancaster University are working with regional retailer Booths to try to reduce shoppers' carbon footprints.

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Thu 10 April 2014

'Unbreakable' security codes inspired by nature

'Unbreakable' security codes inspired by nature

A revolutionary new method of encrypting confidential information has been developed by scientists at Lancaster University.

Thu 03 April 2014

Lancaster University welcomes sector economic impact report

Lancaster University welcomes sector economic impact report

Lancaster University welcomes a report by Universities UK that highlights the growing importance of the higher education sector to the UK economy.

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Thu 03 April 2014

Novel materials-analysis technique promises to reduce costs of high-tech manufacturing

Novel materials-analysis technique promises to reduce costs of high-tech manufacturing

Physicists at Lancaster University have created a spin-out company to exploit research that is, quite literally, cutting edge.

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Wed 02 April 2014