Cross-campus Team Wins University Prize
A team of researchers which includes Nigel Watson (LEC) Claire Waterton and Judith Tsouvalis (Sociology and CSEC), and Lisa Norton (CEH), Stephen Maberly (CEH) and Ian Winfield (CEH) has been awarded a Lancaster University Staff Prize in the 'Above and Beyond' category for their project Understanding and Acting in Loweswater.
The project was funded by the Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU) research programme, and involved working with members of a rural community to investigate water quality problems and other environmental changes related to land use in the Loweswater catchment in North West Cumbria.
The prize of £1000 has been donated to the Loweswater Care Project (LCP) , the community-based knowledge collective created by the project which is now being run by a local farmer and a resident of Lowsewater.
Other Prizes in Science and Technology
Engineering's Steve Quayle received a prize for increasing student recruitment in his role as Admissions Tutor and Part One Director of Studies.
Lancaster Environment Centre's Saskia Vermeylen received a prize for her work as an international legal scholar, investigating land rights of people in Africa and leading projects directed towards improving their livelihood.
Thu 16 June 2011
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
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