We asked three of our undergraduate student ambassadors who are finishing their undergraduate studies this summer to reflect on their life at Lancaster. This is what they had to say:
Congratulations to A In Kwon who has been awarded the Chancellors Medal for exceptional academic performance.
We are pleased to hear that sociology and media studies lecturer Dr. Adam Fish has been awarded a Staff Award in the “Pilkington Teaching” category for 2016. The award celebrates Adam's “innovative, energetic, and enthusiastic teaching and the transformative effect it has had on Sociology’s undergraduate provision.”
Monika Buscher, Katrina Petersen (Centre for Mobilities Research) and Catherine Easton (Law School) are organising a workshop on ethical, legal and social issues in Public Protection and Disaster Relief at the 2016 Public Safety Communications (PSCE) Conference in Brussels, in collaboration with Lina Jasmontaite and the SecInCoRe and EPISECC projects.
The Department of Sociology and the Centre for Science Studies at Lancaster University hosted the 6th annual postgraduate science and technology studies (STS) conference from Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd March 2016, gratefully funded by the ESRC North West DTC and the Faculty for Arts and Social Sciences at Lancaster. Once again, we were delighted to involve students and staff reviewers from across the North West DTC area.
Professor Lucy Suchman has participated in two events examining the problem of increasing automation in weapon systems.
Professor Sylvia Walby will present evidence that violent crime in England and Wales is increasing.
The work of two sociology undergraduate students Ben Clay (3rd year, Organization Studies and Sociology) and Molly Gay (2nd year, Sociology and Criminology) was recognized at the Richardson Institute Internship Programme Research Exhibition event that took place on Thursday 28 April.
Standard sexual health education may need re-thinking for care experienced young people to reduce unplanned pregnancy, says a new report.