Launch of the SciTech Grad School
The Faculty of Science and Technology launched the SciTech Grad School on Tuesday 30 September at a welcome lunch for new postgraduate research students.
The new students were welcomed by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings and the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Professor Mary Smyth.
Professor Wellings and Professor Smyth both emphasised the crucial importance of a vibrant community of PhD students to the health of a research-led University like Lancaster. The SciTech Grad School is designed to ensure the continued vibrancy of SciTech's postgraduate student community by helping students get the most out of their time at Lancaster.
Run by Dr Rebecca Whitehead, Research Development Programme Coordinator, and Dr Pete Sawyer, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies, the SciTech Grad School will be a key element of the learning environment for those undertaking postgraduate degrees, helping students to forge links across disciplines within the Faculty in both social and academic settings.
In the first instance the Grad School will build on our existing skills training provision. The Research Development Programme is designed to enable SciTech research students and early career researchers to gain essential skills for whatever career path they choose.
That SciTech has a strong postgraduate and research community was shown by the presence at the opening of several current students who took the opportunity to exhibit posters of their work to give a flavour of research student experience within the faculty.
The SciTech Grad School will offer training for researchers, will organise faculty events and champion the needs of postgraduate students and researchers to the wider community.
Fri 03 October 2008
A Faculty team representing science, technology, engineering and maths took part in EDF Energy's 'Science Day' on Saturday 21st March at Heysham Power Station.
Wed 25 March 2015
Professor Roger Jones has replaced Professor Peter Ratoff as Head of the Physics Department. Roger gained a PhD studying neutrino interactions at CERN and Fermilab before starting his career at CERN working at the Large Electron-Positron (LEP) Collider.
Tue 24 March 2015
As part of British Science week, 170 students from 14 schools across the region came to Lancaster University on Wednesday 18th March to compete in science, technology, engineering and mathematics challenges.
Mon 23 March 2015
Lancaster University’s new flagship Engineering Building will provide a beacon of excellence for research and recruitment for the UK’s buoyant and significant engineering industry.
Mon 23 March 2015