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Could laptops torpedo navies of the future?

Could laptops torpedo navies of the future?

Forget pirates in gunboats, criminals armed only with a laptop and an internet connection are predicted to become a serious threat to navies and the global shipping industry – a new report has revealed.

Mon 23 February 2015

Lancaster University signs international cyber security research agreement

Lancaster University signs international cyber security research agreement

Lancaster University is enhancing its position as a global leader in cyber security research by agreeing links with Japan’s national ICT institute.

Wed 11 February 2015

Better environmental management of rivers creates business opportunities

Better environmental management of rivers creates business opportunities

Businesses can find out about commercial opportunities involved in making our rivers cleaner and safer at a Lancaster University and British Water event.

Thu 22 January 2015

Business Partnerships & Enterprise Annual Report Out Now

Business Partnerships & Enterprise Annual Report Out Now

In this report we provide some case studies of our work with external partners during 2013-2014. Read about R&D opportunities with China, new science and technology start-up companies, research with IBM, Booths and regional Small and Medium Enterprises, seed funding for new products and processes, new facilities for hire, free events and training, new companies on campus, plugging the data science skills gap, the Engineering Design Academy, and much more...

Tue 20 January 2015

Prime Minister learns how Lancaster University technology protects children online

Prime Minister learns how Lancaster University technology protects children online

Child protection technology developed by Lancaster University researchers has been showcased to Prime Minister David Cameron, Home Secretary Theresa May, and delegates from more than 50 countries.

Thu 08 January 2015

Researchers develop new form of lie-detector test

Researchers develop new form of lie-detector test

Police and intelligence agencies around the world have for almost 100 years relied on lie-detectors to help convict criminals or unearth spies and traitors.

Mon 05 January 2015

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