News and Announcements

This section is routinely updated with news and annoucements from Research Services, including training dates, new services and upcoming events.


The UK’s four higher education funding bodies have published the draft guidance and criteria on making submissions to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, for consultation. All of the document can be found here.

If you have any comments to feed into Lancaster’s response to the consultation please discuss with your faculty REF lead or send directly to Yvonne Fox, Head of Research Services.


Expression of Interest to the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships

Lancaster University is inviting applications from early career researchers seeking support for their application to the Leverhulme Trust's Early Career Fellowship scheme 2019.

The University invites early career researchers seeking support for their application to get in touch with host departments to discuss their application in the first instance. Details about the University’s internal process can be found here.  The internal application deadline is Friday 11 January 2019. Applicants should apply through the host department with the support of their mentor in the preparation of their application.


Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Application form.