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Morecambe High School pupils visit CERN as guests of Lancaster University's Physics Department

Morecambe High School pupils visit CERN as guests of Lancaster University's Physics Department

A group of A-level students from Morecambe High School have written a blog about their visit to CERN - the latest in a series of events involving Science and Technology at Lancaster University.

Fri 18 July 2014

Science and Technology Taster Day 2014

Science and Technology Taster Day 2014

160 year-twelve students from nine Northwest schools have visited Lancaster University to take part in Science and Technology at Lancaster's annual Taster Day.

Fri 18 July 2014

South Lakes Federation Research Poster Event

South Lakes Federation Research Poster Event

As part of a Research Councils UK funded project, six teams of students from schools within the South Lakes Federation visited campus on Friday 4 July to spend the day with research staff from across Science and Technology at Lancaster University.

Mon 14 July 2014

SCC Students help teachers inspire the next generation of computer scientists

SCC Students help teachers inspire the next generation of computer scientists

Five teams of undergraduate students from Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications have developed exciting and creative tools for school teachers to help engage children with computing in the classroom.

Tue 08 July 2014

The bizarre world of low temperatures

The bizarre world of low temperatures

"The bizarre world of low temperatures" was the theme of a quite extraordinary public lecture held on campus recently as part of the University's 50th anniversary celebrations. An audience of over 200 packed into the Faraday Lecture Theatre on the evening of Monday 30th June to witness an amazing double act by Physics Nobel Laureate and honorary Lancaster graduate

Fri 04 July 2014

Work Experience in Physics at Lancaster University

Work Experience in Physics at Lancaster University

The Physics Department is offering a week of work experience to Y12 physics students who intend to take Physics at university.

Tue 20 May 2014

Next generation's brightest have eyes opened to breadth of mathematics

Next generation's brightest have eyes opened to breadth of mathematics

This Spring, Lancaster University's inaugural Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses have brought the region's best GCSE maths pupils together to explore mathematics beyond their curriculum and discover that "maths isn't as difficult as you think - it's all about seeing patterns".

Wed 26 March 2014

Talented young mathematicians get the measure of Lancaster

Talented young mathematicians get the measure of Lancaster

Thirty of the UK's most talented young mathematicians came to Lancaster last week for a 4-day residential Headstart summer school, funded by the Engineering Development Trust.

Tue 06 August 2013

Sixth-form students send balloon to the edge of space in collaboration with The Ogden Trust

Sixth-form students send balloon to the edge of space in collaboration with The Ogden Trust

At 11am on Friday 28th June, three sixth-form students (Ben Bancroft, Jake Greenwood, and Samuel Bancroft) from William Howard School in Brampton, Cumbria, launched a helium-filled high-altitude weather balloon with a payload packed with scientific measuring instruments.

Wed 03 July 2013

Florence Nightingale Day successfully raises profile of women in mathematics and statistics

Florence Nightingale Day successfully raises profile of women in mathematics and statistics

Pupils from years 11 to 13 from seven regional schools were represented at the recent event organised by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The day combined talks from prominent female mathematicians, hands-on activities, a quiz, group work, discussions and displays.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Fri 10 May 2013