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
The Faculty’s seven departments have been recognised for demonstrating research of 3* and 4* world-leading and internationally excellent standard in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
Fri 19 December 2014
Envision brings together a powerful group of UK researchers with 44 industry and NGO partners to provide a new generation of environmental scientists with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to take on the challenges of a changing world.
Wed 17 December 2014
Research into child development is to benefit from two awards worth a total of £1.3m from The Leverhulme Trust.
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Mon 08 December 2014
Students and staff this week witnessed a significant development in the construction of two new super-labs providing teaching space for more than 200 students.
Wed 26 November 2014