RAE Success for Science and Technology
The Faculty of Science and Technology has had 94% of its research outputs categorised as international quality in the 2008 RAE results.
The results give a quality profile which indicates how many outputs were graded as 1* (national) and 2*, 3* and 4* (three grades of international distinction).
The Computing Department had 100% of outputs categorised as international and Allied Health, Lancaster Environment Centre, Physics, Statistics and General Engineering had 95% of outputs recognised as international.
Dean of Science and Technology Mary Smyth said:
'This is an excellent result for the faculty and confirms that our research is of the highest quality. Our internationally recognised research underpins our excellence in teaching and supports our strong relationships with business and industry across a wide range of science and technology disciplines.'
Physics at Lancaster is the top ranked physics department nationwide, beating Cambridge into second place and coming above Imperial, UCL and Oxford.
Fri 19 December 2008
EDF Energy, one of the UK’s largest electricity producers, is offering placements at its Heysham 2 nuclear power plant to students studying engineering, IT, environmental science or chemistry.
Thu 07 May 2015
A ground-breaking Masters programme from Lancaster University is giving students the opportunity to work on high-impact business projects that develop collaboration between UK and Chinese SMEs.
Wed 29 April 2015
The new Engineering Building has won recognition in the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Regional Awards.
Tue 28 April 2015
The Faculty has upheld its strong reputation as a destination for students wishing to pursue studies in science and technology in the latest league tables published by The Complete University Guide for 2016.
Tue 28 April 2015