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REF2014 success for Lancaster Physics

REF2014 success for Lancaster Physics

In the REF2014 Research Excellence Framework the Lancaster Physics Department was ranked 2nd in the UK for the amount of its research output judged to be of internationally leading (4 star) quality. Indeed, 28% of our publications submitted for assessment were deemed to belong in the top bracket.

Thu 18 December 2014

STFC funding success for space plasma physics researchers

STFC funding success for space plasma physics researchers

Researchers in the Physics Department's Space Plasma Environment and Radio Science (SPEARS) Group have been awarded £923,000 by the Science and Technology Facilities Council to study the plasma environments within our solar system.

Fri 21 November 2014

New funding from NERC to support mid-latitude SuperDARN radar

New funding from NERC to support mid-latitude SuperDARN radar

Professor Jim Wild, jointly with colleagues at the University of Leicester, has secured a NERC award of £423,000, £123,000 of which will come to Lancaster.

Fri 07 November 2014

Forty South Lakes Science teachers visit the faculty

Forty South Lakes Science teachers visit the faculty

On 24th October, forty teachers from across the South Lakes area visited the Faculty of Science and Technology, as part of a partnership between Lancaster University, Research Council UK, and the South Lakes Federation.

Thu 06 November 2014

EPSRC studentship available immediately!

We have an EPSRC studentship in the area of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics available for immediate uptake.

The studentship is for UK applicants only, and candidates should have a minimum of a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. If you are interested, please contact Dr Oleg Kolosov before Friday 21 November 2014.

Thu 30 October 2014

Physics PhD student wins EPSRC Doctoral Prize

Physics PhD student wins EPSRC Doctoral Prize

Peter Hodgson, who has just successfully defended his PhD, has now rounded off the achievement with the award of an EPSRC Doctoral Prize by the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Thu 30 October 2014

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