Professor Imogen Tyler will present a keynote paper on her Leverhulme Prize funded Stigma research at "Cultural and social perspectives of stigma in childhood", a participative workshop funded by Scottish Universities Insight Institute Programme on Friday 26 May 2017 at the University of Strathcylde, Glasgow.
The Sociological Review Foundation has officially launched their promotion campaign for our event 'Transnational Family Justice in Migration Crises'. Funded by The Sociological Review Foundation Organised by the Department of Sociology, Lancaster University and the School of Law, Middlesex University
Last month Lancaster University’s Centre for Mobilities Research hosted the inaugural conference of Palgrave Macmillan’s new book series, Mobilites, Literature, Culture.
Lisa Morris writes on Multisensoriality and social work Research
Anne Marie Fortier will be speaking at a public lecture exploring a post-brexit Britain in London.
New Article from Lancaster 50th Anniversary Lecturer Stan Blue. Institutional rhythms: Combining practice theory and rhythmanalysis to conceptualise processes of institutionalisation
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 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 are now available. Lancaster is ranked ninth out of 129 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018, maintaining its position from last year.
‘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.