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The global influence of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is confirmed by the latest QS World University Rankings (2021) with Linguistics being placed 15th, reinforcing that Lancaster is a world leader in this field.Learn More
Social Work Ranked Number 1 in UK
Social Work has been ranked Number 1 in UK by the Complete University Guide 2022Learn More
Inspiring architecture for a changing world
Lancaster University has established the first School of Architecture for the current, rapidly changing world, says its professor and pioneer Ruth Dalton.Learn More
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Lancaster Arts announces a season of live arts events this autumn continuing their on-going theme of water, focusing on the environmental crisis we are facing.
The Doctors within Borders project will feature a poetry performance premiere at its final workshop on on September 23 and 24.
Dr Gavin Brookes (Linguistics and English Language) will head a team raising awareness of the implications that communication around dementia can have for public understanding and for the wellbeing of those diagnosed with the syndrome.
A just-published collection of poetry and illustrations by a Emeritus Professor Graham Mort (English Literature and Creative Writing) and former MA student Claire Jefferson is the fruit of the Covid-19 lockdown.
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Morecambe Bay Curriculum
Our Educational Programme for Morecambe Bay: A Curriculum for Lifestyle Learning