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Our research is recognised for its exceptional quality and international reputation. Research Councils UK, the EU and industry funding support our research. We blend traditional research fields and focus on achieving a high impact.
We focus on the design, analysis and optimisation of future communication systems.
Data Science looks at new methods, algorithms and applications of transforming data in real-time and autonomously to meet real-world needs.
We use digital technologies to take a proactive approach to health, with the aim of preventing illness and improving quality of life.
Distributed systems are becoming increasingly complex, encompassing areas of technological innovation including cloud computing, multi-core architectures, the Internet of Things and mobile computing.
We come together from different fields including computer science, vision, graphics, machine learning and engineering to develop advances in mobile, pervasive and interactive technologies.
We have a diverse range of interests, from cutting-edge computer networking technologies to understanding new deployment context.
We investigate the design, development, deployment and evaluation of mobile and pervasive computing systems.
Our activities deliver ground-breaking research and postgraduate training through programmes as diverse as an MA in conflict, development and security and an MSc in cybersecurity.
Software Engineering (SE) has been a significant research theme at Lancaster since 1986. Our high-impact research spans the range from tool development to theoretical work and focuses on several SE themes.
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We work with businesses of all sizes and in many ways. We can work with your business with collaborative research, internships, training, guest lectures and events.Business and Partnerships Engagement
The iconic InfoLab21 is the region's leading centre for ICT research and commercial innovation. We run extensive teaching and research collaborations with companies such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Cisco and BAE Systems.
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First year anniversary: ELSA gathers for first General Assembly Meeting
The European Lighthouse on Secure and Safe AI (ELSA), a recently established AI network of excellence consisting of top European researchers, met in Sestri Levante for the first General Assembly Meeting for three days from September 25-27. The large and growing network aims to promote the development and deployment of cutting-edge AI solutions in the future and to make Europe a beacon of trustworthy AI.