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Creative Writing Ranked Number 1 in UK
Creative Writing has been ranked Number 1 in UK by the Complete University Guide 2021Learn More
World Leading Linguistics Department
The global influence of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is confirmed by the latest QS World University Rankings (2020). Linguistics retains its 12th place ranking, reinforcing that Lancaster is a world leader in this field. English Language & Literature moves up to 50th place.Learn More
THE ranks FASS in world top 50 for Arts & Humanities
FASS has been ranked in the top 50 for Arts & Humanities by the Times Higher Education in their ‘world top 100 subjects’ rankings for 2020.Learn 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
The team at ImaginationLancaster welcomed an audience of 120 people to watch a private viewing of a collection of short films putting the spotlight on the ‘Beyond Imagination’ project which got underway in January 2020.
The new project, led by Lancaster and Coventry Universities, will explore the impact of Covid-19 on the experiences of sexual violence survivors as their cases go through the criminal justice system (CJS).
Sascha Stollhans, of the Department of Languages and Cultures, argues that standardised language norms are artificial and language learners should learn about all aspects of language, even the controversial ones.
Separated parents in England who depend on the family courts to resolve private disputes over child arrangements are likely to live in the country’s most deprived areas according to a new study led by researchers at Lancaster.
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