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  • Peter and William Dutton

    Meeting the ancestors

    The 21st century descendant of a medieval monk has come face to face with his ancestor thanks to researchers from Lancaster University.

  • Bryce Malton and Claire Hilton

    Double celebration for mature students

    Bryce Malton and Claire Hilton are both celebrating first class degrees on graduating from Lancaster University where they both met.

  • Security Lancaster

    Technology could be “aggravating” factor in sentencing

    Existing criminal offences which feature the use of computers could be treated in the same way as offences involving driving suggest researchers.

  • MedallistWenSiwithChancellor

    Chancellor’s Medal 2013

    The Chancellor’s Medal is presented annually to the most meritorious students. The Medal marks the long service of the former Chancellor HRH Princess Alexandra and was presented by the current Chancellor Sir Chris Bonington at the July graduation ceremonies.  

  • Physics neutrino

    “One of the greatest mysteries in the Universe” nearer solution

    An international experiment investigating one of the biggest mysteries in fundamental physics – why the amount of matter greatly exceeds the amount of antimatter in the Universe - has made a leap forward. 

  • Gary Foxcroft with Pro Chancellor Mr Bryan Gray

    Alumnus working to stamp out child “witchcraft” in Nigeria

    Human rights advocate Gary Foxcroft has been given an Alumni Award at the graduation ceremonies for his work in trying to save child “witches” in Nigeria.

  • Clare Amsel with Pro Chancellor Mr Bryan Gray

    Alumni award for Olympic and Paralympic producer

    A Lancaster graduate who produced the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies has been given an Alumni Award.

  • Andrew Leaitherland with VC

    Legal Eagle flies high

    Senior solicitor and Lancaster graduate Andrew Leaitherland has been given an Alumni Award at the graduation ceremonies.

  • Helga Nowotny with Chancellor and Vc

    Honorary Graduates July 2013

    English language scholar David Crystal and Michelin starred chef Simon Rogan are among six high achievers to have been awarded honorary degrees at the graduation ceremonies in July. The other four include Professors Alexander Andreev, Dame Sally Macintyre, Maurice Moloney and Helga Nowotny.

  • Laurence Pullan with father Tim and brother Joel Pullan

    Graduate twins follow in father’s footsteps

    Graduation is a family affair for identical twins Laurence and Joel Pullan and their father Tim.