FASS in the News

Lancaster University linguists will help improve global healthcare communication

Lancaster University linguists will help improve global healthcare communication

21 September 2020

Lancaster University linguists are part of an initiative to build an international research and training hub in healthcare communication aimed at improving patient safety and practice quality globally.

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What is a university degree for?

What is a university degree for?

17 September 2020

Professor Paul Ashwin, from Educational Research, has called for a renewed focus on the educational purposes of undergraduate degrees in his new book Transforming University Education.

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Ground-breaking study of care system in Scotland awarded £500,000

Ground-breaking study of care system in Scotland awarded £500,000

16 September 2020

A research team, including Dr Linda Cusworth from the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research at Lancaster University, have been awarded a £500,000 grant from the Nuffield Foundation and a philanthropic donor to continue ground-breaking work to improve the lives of ‘looked after’ children.

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FASS student winner of Undergraduate of the Year Award

FASS student winner of Undergraduate of the Year Award

7 September 2020

Many congratulations to William Bowler from History who has won the First Generation Undergraduate of the Year Award 2020 at this year’s TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

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Newly revealed figures highlight extent of ‘hidden’ sexual offence

Newly revealed figures highlight extent of ‘hidden’ sexual offence

3 September 2020

Police data, gathered together for the first time using the Freedom of Information Act, highlights the extent of a ‘hidden’ serious sexual offence. Research led by Dr Siobhan Weare from Lancaster University Law School into the figures has been published in the British Journal of Criminology.

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Lancaster researchers share expertise with the world

Lancaster researchers share expertise with the world

20 August 2020

Even during lockdown, Lancaster University academics have continued to share their expertise locally, nationally and globally. Experts, including a number from FASS, have given interviews about the developing Covid-19 situation as well as research findings and other breaking news stories.

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