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Ian Sommerville beat off intense national competition and was awarded 55k funding from Microsoft to develop tablet based games for the elderly. He secured a prestigious Microsoft Research grant of £55,000 for a one year project looking at a "Tablet based games platform for elders". Over 150 research teams put in bids and Ian's was one of 12 successful teams to win funding. This success is a real InfoLab21 winner being funded directly from industry.
Wed 22 June 2005
Lancaster University computer scientists are at the forefront of a UK-wide BBC initiative launched today to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology.
Tue 07 July 2015
Over 200 pupils from eight schools across the North West got a taste of what it’s like to study STEM subjects at Lancaster University.
Wed 01 July 2015
Researchers at three top UK universities are developing new ways to simultaneously power and communicate with robots and other digitally connected devices – commonly known as the Internet of Things.
Mon 29 June 2015
An engineering student has received an award in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Mechatronic Student of the Year contest.
Wed 10 June 2015