Fear of making mistakes and wider concerns about their social responsibility are among reasons why older people are rejecting digital technologies, a new study reveals.
Imagine moving through a public space and all of the digital displays changing to show your preferred news channel, travel information for your commute or the weather at your next holiday destination, as you walk past.
Lancaster University’s Data Science Institute has been awarded £5.5 million for two large-scale research programmes that will bring significant new understanding and aid decision-making in the areas of environmental and public health policy.
Lancaster University is advertising three fully-funded PhD positions in the Centre of Excellence in Environmental Data Science, a joint venture between Lancaster University and the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). We have recently been awarded a large grant to develop a Data Science of the Natural Environment. As a PhD student, you will be at the heart of this project, benefitting from participating in a large cross-disciplinary team of scientists and all the excitement surrounding that.
The “outstanding” work of three Lancaster University academics has been recognised by the Royal Statistical Society.
Lancaster’s Data Science Institute now comprises one of Europe’s strongest and most diverse single-institution data science communities, with over 260 members (including over 100 faculty in 15 departments).
As part of DSI’s Society Theme, we held a two-day workshop on Making Memories Intelligible: Digital tools for cognitive enhancement.
Researchers from Lancaster University are exploring whether technology could be the key to tackling the UK’s loneliness epidemic by better connecting older adults with their communities.
Computer scientists are to explore how children can stay safe and retain their privacy as they engage with the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT).
Researchers at Lancaster University are to work on a new £1.5m project to create a system in which products can ‘talk’ to the factory floor to transform the modern manufacturing process.