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World Leading Linguistics Department
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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Postgraduate funding opportunities for 2021/22 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Led by City, University of London, the ‘Violence, Health and Society’ project is funded by the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) and involves a number of academic partners including Lancaster University.
Sociologists including Dr Yang Hu of Lancaster University have found over 60s living in the UK and the US who had more virtual contact during the pandemic actually experienced a greater increase in loneliness.
The pandemic has the potential to be a watershed moment for social policy, but this is not a foregone conclusion, say Essex and Lancaster University researchers who are authors of a new book launched on July 20.
Educational Research Master’s student Amanda Hawthorne has received a British Council commendation for her dissertation analysing the visual representation of black people in teaching materials.
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Morecambe Bay Curriculum
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