Royal Society Training for Lancaster Scientists
The Faculty of Science and Technology has run a communication skills training session for scientists in collaboration with the royal society.
The highly successful one-day course was the first bespoke session the Society has delivered in a university.
The course is designed exclusively for scientists and was delivered by Judith Hann ( science writer and journalist, and ex presenter for BBC Tomorrow's World) and John Exelby ( who was a senior executive in BBC TV news).
Academic staff from across the faculty participated in a highly interactive programme designed to develop their skills in communicating with a variety of audiences. A further session focusing on skills for radio/TV and using a professional film crew is already fully-subscribed.
Dr Alex Belton, Lecturer in Maths and Statistics said: "I found the session extremely worthwhile. The facilitators provided an excellent environment, stimulated discussion and made many useful points, showing a great understanding of the media and its relationship to science."
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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