Lancaster Physicist elected Vice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society
Congratulations to Professor Jim Wild (Space Plasma Environment and Radio Science Group) who has been elected as a Vice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society.
The Society - founded in 1820 and based in Burlington House, Piccadilly - encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science. As well as organising scientific meetings and publishing international research and review journals, the society recognises outstanding achievements by the award of medals and prizes. It also supports education through grants and outreach activities and represents UK astronomy nationally and internationally.
Jim, who has previously served as a member of RAS Council, will serve a two year term as a Vice-President for Geophysics, representing the fields of geophysics, planetary sciences, solar-terrestrial physics.
Fri 16 May 2014
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