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Walking bus smartphone app wins award

Walking bus smartphone app wins award

A smartphone app, developed by academics at the University of Salford and Lancaster University to help parents monitor their children on ‘walking buses’ to school, has won an award and £10,000 prize from Research Councils UK.

Tue 16 December 2014

Businesses urged to tap into science and technology young talent

Businesses urged to tap into science and technology young talent

Businesses across all sectors are being urged to benefit from dynamic science and technology students. Internships are sought for students studying a range of subjects at Lancaster University – such as chemistry, computing and communications, cyber-security, engineering, environmental science, maths and statistics, physics, and psychology.

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Tue 09 December 2014

Growing Your Business with China through R&D and Innovation

Growing Your Business with China through R&D and Innovation

Do you have or work for a growth hungry business that owns a product, service or technology with market potential in China or beyond and needs support for international business development? Lancaster China Catalyst Programme is designed to help ambitious UK companies to grow and access international markets through R&D and innovation.

Wed 03 December 2014

House of Commons taps into Lancaster ‘gold dust’

House of Commons taps into Lancaster ‘gold dust’

House of Commons (HoC) researchers are ‘hot desking’ alongside environmental scientists at Lancaster University’ Environment Centre. The University is the first in the UK to provide permanent workspace to HoC specialists that provide evidence-based briefings to Members of Parliament, in order to share research results and expert opinions which have been described as ‘gold dust’.

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Thu 20 November 2014

University and industry collaborations recognised by prestigious award

University and industry collaborations recognised by prestigious award

Lancaster University and resident company The REACH Centre have been recognised for their outstanding track-record of working together at a prestigious award ceremony.

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Wed 12 November 2014

Lancaster research to help business decision-makers protect against cyber attack

Lancaster research to help business decision-makers protect against cyber attack

Lancaster University research will enable business leaders to take more informed decisions about protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attack.

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Thu 09 October 2014

Lancaster University helps British fishing tackle manufacturer reel out new product

Lancaster University helps British fishing tackle manufacturer reel out new product

A British fishing reel manufacturer is tackling the industry’s big fish thanks to help from Lancaster University.

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Wed 08 October 2014

Research institute opens in China

Research institute opens in China

A Lancaster University researcher has become the first director of a new international environmental research centre in China, committed to helping solve the world’s big environmental challenges.

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Wed 08 October 2014

Lancaster University engineers help discover the world’s biggest cave

Lancaster University engineers help discover the world’s biggest cave

Engineers from Lancaster University have helped explorers discover the world’s biggest cave. The exciting discovery of the giant Miao Room cavern, in China, was featured by National Geographic News and in the July issue of National Geographic magazine.

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Mon 06 October 2014