Student Case Studies

Student Case Studies

Martin Paley, BSc (Hons), Earth and Environmental Science

As part of the Lancaster University and EDF Energy Industrial Placement scheme, Martin Paley, a BSc (Hons) Earth and Environmental Science Student, undertook a funded placement at the Heysham 2 Nuclear Powerplant.

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Rob Giles, BA (Hons), Geography

As part of the Lancaster University and EDF Energy Industrial Placement scheme, Rob Giles, a BA (Hons) Geography student, undertook a funded placement at the Heysham 2 Nuclear Powerplant.

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Rebecca Burns, PhD Researcher with Isoprime

BSc Physical Georgraphy graduate Rebecca Burns untertook an industry-focused funded Phd with Isoprime through the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation.

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Laura O'Keefe, PhD Researcher with Green Tide Turbine

BSc Marine Biology graduate Laura O'Keefe untertook an industry-focused funded Phd with Green Tide Turbines (GTT) through the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation.

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Lloyd Edwards, MSci Theoretical Physics with Mathematics

Current MSci Theoretical Physics with Mathematics student Lloyd Edwards completed an 8 week internship working for the Faculty of Science and Technology to produce a portfolio of case studies for the university's website.

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Dave Gardner, BSc Geography

Recent BSc Geography graduate David Gardner completed an 8 week internship working for the Faculty of Science and Technology to produce a portfolio of case studies for the university's website.

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Sam Johnson, MSc Data Science

Sam Johnson, MSc Data Science, is helping Fujitsu’s Security Operations Centre to increase their use of multiple sources of data in order to maximise their protection against security threats.

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Harry Messenger, BSc Computer Science with Industrial Experience

Harry Messenger, BSc Computer Science with Industrial Experience, was recruited through the Science and Technology Internship Programme to evaluate The Printed Cup Company’s current computer systems and develop programmes to integrate these into one central source of information.

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Jonathan Harvey, MSc International Innovation (Environmental Science)

‌Jonathan Harvey, MSc International Innovation, was recruited through the Science and Technology Internship Programme to analyse and evaluate water quality data collected by sondes in a brook adjacent to a landfill site.

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Philip Spanoudes, MSc Data Science

Current MSc Data Science student Philip Spanoudes, from Cyprus, will spend two weeks in San Fransisco this summer, working for Framed Data Inc.

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Haiqin Zhuang, MSc Data Science

Current MSc Data Science student Haiqin Zhuang, from China, looked to enhance her SAS and SQL skills whilst working for The Co-operative Insurance group in Manchester.

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Amy Fleming, BSc Computer Science Innovation

Current BSc Computer Science Innovation student Amy Fleming, from the UK, gained "real experience, whilst expanding her programming skills" during her internship with Lancaster Material Analysis.

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Callum Wallace, MSc Chemistry

Callum Wallace, MSc Chemistry.

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Catherine Nichol, BSc Physical Geography

Catherine Nichol, a BSc Physical Geography dissertation student recruited through the LEC 301 Industry Dissertation Project, worked with Costain tracking and recording their carbon emissions for the Heysham to M6 Link Road project.

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Emily Richards, BSc Environmental Science

As part of the Lancaster University and EDF Energy Industrial Placement scheme, Emily Richards, a BSc Environmental Science Student, undertook a funded placement at the Heysham 2 Nuclear Powerplant.

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Jonathan Longden, MSc by Research in Chemical Engineering

An MSc Engineering student, Jonathan Longden undertook a fully funded year in industry with Nucleotide Nutrition Ltd through the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation.

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Jenny Lam, MSci IT for Creative Industries with Industrial Experience

MSci IT for Creative Industries with Industrial Experience student Jenny Lam helped launch the Cyber Advisory Service during her internship with Xyone Cyber Security Solutions Limited.

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Leyla Page, BA Geography

Leyla Page, a BA Geography dissertation student recruited through the LEC 301 Industry Dissertation Project, carried out market research for Wezzoo on the typical users of their mobile weather application.

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Annabel Booth, Psychology Student

Psychology Student, Annabel Booth, volunteered as a Peer Mentor as part of the Psychology Employability Programme.

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Carl Hartshorn, EKM Intern

MSci Hons Computer Science student Carl Hartshorn completed a 12 week internship working for EKM Systems to bring a range of new features to software. 

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Jessica Pailin, Psychology Student

Psychology Student, Jessica Pailin, volunteered as a Peer Mentor as part of the Psychology Employability Programme.

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Fiona Murray, Psychology Student

Psychology Student, Fiona Murray, volunteered as a Peer Mentor as part of the Psychology Employability Programme.

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Charlotte Rothwell, Psychology Student

Psychology Student, Charlotte Rothwell, volunteered as a lab assistant as part of the Psychology Employability Programme.

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Bethany Wainwright, Psychology Student

Psychology Student, Bethany Wainwright, volunteered as a Peer Mentor as part of the Psychology Employability Programme.

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Stella White, Natural Sciences Student

Natural Sciences student Stella White worked with LEC resident company, The Reach Centre, to compile data, enhancing company software.

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Meghan Lincoln, MSci Chemistry Student

Meghan Lincoln, MSci Chemistry Student, worked with LEC resident company, The Reach Centre, to compile data, enhancing company software.

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Samantha Gray, Geography Student

Geography student, Samantha Gray, helped Lancaster based company Simply Ecology with wildlife and habitat reporting

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Georgia Jameson, Psychology Student

Psychology Student, Georgia Jameson, volunteered for the Alzheimer's Society's Singing for the Brain group as part of the Psychology Employability Programme.

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