The department has been at the forefront of engineering research for many years and internationally recognised for it's work in mechatronics, microelectronics, advanced sensor technology, renewable energy and digital systems design. The RAE 2001 awarded the department a rating of 4. Teaching is equally of a high standard with an excellent rating of 22/24 points by the Teaching Quality Assessment.
In this report we provide some case studies of Science and Technology's work with external partners during 2013-2014. Read about the Engineering Design Academy, 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, and much more... Read more
Tue 20 January 2015
Engineering research at Lancaster University has been rated as world leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities across all subjects. Read more
Fri 16 January 2015
Lancaster University engineers are to head up a European team working on the world's first W-band wireless system, heralding the arrival of cost effective, high speed internet everywhere, every time. Read more
Tue 06 January 2015