Annual SETAC-UK Young Researchers Meeting
The Lancaster Environment Centre hosted the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (UK branch) annual SETAC-UK Young Researchers Meeting on 2nd and 3rd July 2009. In total, 27 PhD students and early career PDRAs from around the UK attended.
Keynote presentations were provided by Dr. Kirk Semple from LEC and Professor Ed Tipping from Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster. There were eight platform presentations and ten poster presentations from the conference attendees.
Prizes for the best platform and poster presentations were presented by Dr Apostolos Papadopoulos from the LEC-situated company Plant Impact. Best platform presentation was awarded to Tom Sizmur from Reading University for his talk entitled 'Impact of earthworms on metal mobility and availability'.
The best poster was awarded to Emma Butler of Cranfield University, for her poster on the 'Inhibitory effects of triclosan on microbial respiration: Resistance and Resilience'. The event was sponsored by SETAC UK, the Society for Experimental Biology, Brixham Laboratories and the Environment Agency.
The meeting was organised Miss Laura McAllister, who is the current student representative on the SETAC UK committee.
Wed 08 July 2009
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