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  • Burning Question Book Cover

    Hot off the press – new book tackles a burning issue

    The Burning Question is…a bold new book, written by an honorary research fellow at Lancaster University, which seeks to challenge the world’s attitude to burning fuel.

  • Bishop with Caroline Gatrell

    Sacrifices of the Anglican priesthood

    ​The first ever study of the lives of Church of England clergy has revealed the personal costs of committing yourself to God.

  • Crop researchers sort the wheat from the chaff

    Crop researchers sort the wheat from the chaff

    ​A Lancaster University research project to effectively ‘toughen up’ wheat crops has just been awarded a $1 million grant.The money will enable Professor Bill Davies and Drs Sally Wilkinson and Ian Dodd at Lancaster Environment Centre to focus on increasing wheat crop yields, making the plants more resilient to stress and enabling them to cope with climate change.

  • Professor Nigel Davies

    It’s a sign of the times for the School of Computing and Communications

    ​A Google grant will enable researchers at Lancaster University’s School of Computing and Communications to take work on digital sign analytics to the next level.

  • Keeping it in the family for medical trio

    Keeping it in the family for medical trio

    Three brothers all studying to be doctors at Lancaster Medical School have been describing what it’s like to all be students at the same university.

  • A 2D material: part of the atomic structure of gallium sulphide

    Development of novel 2D materials boosted by High Performance Computing Centre

    A Lancaster physicist working on novel 2D materials says a new £3.25m High Performance Computing Centre is an important tool in their development.

  • Jennifer Sheridan

    Award for female CEO of technology firm

    A Lancaster University alumna who founded her own firm has been awarded the title of Entrepreneur of the Year at the FDM everywoman in Technology awards.

  • Eduardo Velloso in his new motion capture suit

    New kit pumps up 3-D feedback

    A brand new computer system which provides 3-D feedback on weightlifting performance will now be taken to another level by a Lancaster University scientist.

  • Rauðfossafjöll

    Increased risk from Icelandic volcanoes

    New research by Lancaster University and The Open University has discovered another type of Icelandic volcanic eruption that could cause disruption. Published in Geology (February 2013), the team found magma that is twice as 'fizzy' as previously believed, which increases the likelihood of disruptive ash clouds from future eruptions.

  • Lancaster University Management School

    LUMS maintains prestigious AACSB accreditation

    Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.