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    New Article from Stan Blue

    New Article from Lancaster 50th Anniversary Lecturer Stan Blue. Institutional rhythms: Combining practice theory and rhythmanalysis to conceptualise processes of institutionalisation

  • NERC

    New National Environment Research Council Grant

    Bronislaw Szerszynski is a co-investigator on a new £240k Lancaster University project, funded by the National Environment Research Council (NERC), on the potential effects of greenhouse gas removal technologies on society's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Principal Investigator is Nils Markusson in LEC.

  • Lancaster Asia Ara Research Group

    Inaugural Reading Group - Lancaster Asia Area Research Group

    Lancaster Asia Area Research Group (LAARG) is an open interdisciplinary reading and research support group with a focus on social issues pertaining to the broad area of Asia. This multidisciplinary group welcomes members from a wide range of disciplines including sociology, international relations, politics, health sciences, data science, economics and finances, management, geography and environmental studies, literature and linguistics. Our intention is to create links between those who have similar research interests as well as a shared space of intellectual communication.

  • The Complete University Guide 2018 rankings

    The Complete University Guide 2018 rankings are now available. Lancaster is ranked ninth out of 129 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018, maintaining its position from last year.

  • Environment Agency Excellence Award for Lancaster research team

    ‘Children, young people and flooding: recovery and resilience’, the only research project working directly with flood-affected children to build future resilience, has won an award from the Environment Agency.

  • New Publication: Yang HU

    Living space and psychological well-being in urban China: Differentiated relationships across socio-economic gradients

  • Leverhulme Research Fellowship Award- Adam Fish

    Adam Fish awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowship

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    Damian Barr - Alumni Award

    BA Hons Sociology and English Literature graduate Damien Barr is due to receive an Alumni Award in this summer's graduation ceremonies.

  • Government to amend local authority statutory guidance on care planning to reflect the needs of care leavers who have had children removed from their care

    Impact Update Blog post by Cathy Ashley (Family Rights Group), Karen Broadhurst and Claire Mason (Centre for Child and Family Justice Research Lancaster University)

  • Kay McDougall prize: Birth Mothers and Their Children in Recurrent Care Proceedings in England

    The BASW Kay McDougall British Journal of Social Work Prize is awarded to the best article, as decided by the BJSW Editorial Board and in agreement with BASW, in one volume based on; Breadth of scholarship, Sophistication of theory, Rigour of research,Relevence to practice, International appeal