Lancaster's New School of Computing and Communications
From 1st August, Lancaster University will be host to the new School of Computing and Communications, combining the strengths of the Computing Department and the Department of Communication Systems.
The new school is a multi-million pound centre for study and research in the fields of computer science, ICT and communications engineering and is housed in the iconic InfoLab21 building.
The new school includes over 40 academic staff, 50 full time researchers and 439 students.
Members of the school lead over £10 million worth of research funding and the HighWire Doctoral Training Centre. As part of the creation of the new School the SPEARS group currently part of the Department of Communication Systems will join the Physics Department.
The new school will be led by Professor Nigel Davies and will admit its first students in October 2010.
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Story supplied by LU Press Office
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