Pining for the Fjords?
Lancaster Computer Science students now have the chance to study for a year in the Arctic Circle! Through the strong relationship the department has with Tromsø University high in the north of Norway, we have a student exchange programme underway. Through the Erasmus-Socrates European scheme undergraduate students of both institutions can spend a year abroad studying within the partner institution.rnThis is a fantastic opportunity for students to experience a very different culture to their own as well as continue their studies in an equally prestigious Computer Science Department. There are many similarities between the departments which make this exchange programme particularly attractive to students: excellent research reputations; small and friendly departments, practical focus to teaching and research; and on the social side, both are located in rural areas but with a thriving social and cultural scene within the neighbouring cities. Open countryside with superb scenery offers plenty of opportunities for walking, climbing and winter sports in both locations.rnThis coming year Eddie Bell and Stephen Coote will be tasting the delights of the Arctic Circle. Ole-Petter Wikene was our visitor from Norway - "It has been very exciting to be here, and I've felt very welcome. Staff and lecturers are very helpful and professional. Thanks a lot there! I do really look forward to see Eddie and Stephen in Tromsø next year!"
Wed 22 June 2005
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