Computer scientists at Lancaster University have developed the ‘lightweight operating system’ for the new BBC micro:bit that is being given to almost a million school children this week.
A number of departments within the Faculty of Science and Technology have received positive ratings in this year’s QS World Rankings, including a commendable result for Geography, which establishes Lancaster in 46th place in the world for the subject.
Professor Mike Kosch, a leading space scientist in Lancaster’s Physics Department, has recently completed an expedition to the South Pole to carry out research into the interaction of thermospheric winds and temperatures with the auroras.
Computer scientists at Lancaster University are working on smarter ‘privacy setting’ algorithms to prevent embarrassing photos being shared on social media.
Lancaster University is to receive £1.7m in funding to support the next generation of researchers.
PhD student, Jonathan Roberts, has been invited to the 66th Lindau Nobel meeting where he will mingle with 30 Nobel Laureates.
This winter’s power cuts that left more than 55,000 homes and businesses without power in the Lancaster area have been the subject of a special university workshop.
Students from local schools recently paid a visit to Lancaster University Engineering Department.
The development of quantum technology is to be the focus of a new £2.7m UK Centre for Superconducting and Hybrid Quantum Systems (UK-CSQS).
Engineers are to develop new imaging technology that could provide more accurate cancer treatments.