LEC deepens its relationships with prestigious Chinese partners
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Paul Wellings, together with LEC staff Prof Bill Davies, Dr Merce Aloy, Dr Hong Li and Prof Kevin Jones, visited the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and China Agriculture University (CAU) in Beijing in late September 2010, to further strengthen collaborations with China.
Vice chancellor Professor Paul Wellings and LEC staff meet President Ke and CAU staff Beijing, September 2010
A formal Memorandum of Understanding was signed with CAS in January 2010, since then collaborations over Masters and PhD programs, summer schools and conferences have been developed.
The new 2 year International Masters in Environmental Science and Technology is available for 2011 entry.
Prof Jones (LEC Research Director) and Dr Hong Li (Senior Research Innovation Fellow) meet CAS President Yong-xiang Lu
This follows a meeting between Professor Yong-xiang Lu, the deputy chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and the president of Chinese Academy of Sciences and LEC Research Director, Prof. Kevin Jones earlier in September.
Informal discussions about future collaborations between CAS institutes and LEC were held with Prof Yong-long Lu (Director of CAS International), Ms Dongyao Wang, Dr Hong Li and Prof Jones.
Professor Jones holds a Senior Visiting Professorship at CAS and is leading discussions on a range of collaborative opportunities in research and post-graduate training.
A new 2 + 2 degree is being developed with CAU, together with a 2 year International Masters in Sustainable Agriculture, and a range of joint training and research collaborations are already in place.
Mon 08 November 2010
School of Computing and Communications computer scientists are at the forefront of a UK-wide BBC initiative launched on March 12th to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology.
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Tue 31 March 2015
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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