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IOP Work Placement Bursaries in Physics at Lancaster: Applications Now Open

IOP Work Placement Bursaries in Physics at Lancaster: Applications Now Open

The Institute of Physics TOP50 scheme offers penultimate-year physics undergraduate students the opportunity to gain paid work experience over the summer and build the transferable skills required to secure the best jobs when they graduate.

Fri 11 April 2014

'Unbreakable' security codes inspired by nature

'Unbreakable' security codes inspired by nature

A revolutionary new method of encrypting confidential information has been developed by scientists at Lancaster University.

Thu 03 April 2014

'Sewing machine' idea gives insight into origins of Alzheimer's

'Sewing machine' idea gives insight into origins of Alzheimer's

Researchers at Lancaster University have invented a new imaging tool inspired by the humble sewing machine which is providing fresh insight into the origins of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

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Wed 02 April 2014

Novel materials-analysis technique promises to reduce costs of high-tech manufacturing

Novel materials-analysis technique promises to reduce costs of high-tech manufacturing

Physicists at Lancaster University have created a spin-out company to exploit research that is, quite literally, cutting edge.

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Wed 02 April 2014

Awards Announced for Lancaster Physicists

Awards Announced for Lancaster Physicists

Three Lancaster University physicists are to be recognised by the award of staff prizes. Dr Manus Hayne will receive the University's Pilkington Teaching Award for his outstanding contribution to all aspects of undergraduate project work in the Physics Department. Meanwhile, Prof Farideh Honary and Dr Laura Kormos will receive an Outstanding Contribution Award for their efforts to achieve greater equality and diversity in the Faculties of Science & Technology and Health & Medicine in general...

Tue 01 April 2014

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New Horizons Mission to Pluto (Public Lecture)

Fran Bagenal, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado

Tuesday 13 May 2014, 1830-1930
The Storey Institute, Lancaster

Dr Fran Bagenal, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado and alumna of Lancaster University will share her experience as Co-investigator and Team Leader on NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto.

Quantum Technology Centre Launch

Wed 28 - Thu 29 May 2014
Conference Centre, Lancaster University

Those with an interest in quantum technologies are invited to the launch of the Quantum Technology Centre at Lancaster University.