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Physics PhD Student wins Springer Thesis Prize

Dmytro Iatsenko, who recently completed his PhD in the Physics Department under Professor Aneta Stefanovska, has been awarded a Springer Thesis Prize for his work on Nonlinear Mode Decomposition. The award comprises a prize of €500 and the publication of the work in the collection of outstanding Springer Theses.

Wed 26 August 2015

New non-invasive skin cancer test put to the test

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive technique which can accurately detect malignant melanoma without a biopsy.

Tue 11 August 2015

2015 Student Prizes

Three Physics PhD students have been rewarded for their excellent work over the previous year at an end of year celebration in the Physics Department.

Wed 29 July 2015

Leading scientists ready to boost business research

Leading scientists ready to boost business research

Scientists at Lancaster University’s Physics Department are ready to help businesses develop new products and services. Third-year undergraduate students work in small teams to provide a solution to problems posed by companies.

Tue 14 July 2015

Lancaster University revolutionary quantum technology research receives funding boost

Lancaster University revolutionary quantum technology research receives funding boost

Vastly improved medical imaging and guaranteed secure communications are a step closer following a funding boost of more than £700,000 in new quantum technology projects at Lancaster University.

Fri 26 June 2015

Best Observational Evidence of First Generation Stars in the Universe

Best Observational Evidence of First Generation Stars in the Universe

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have discovered by far the brightest galaxy yet found in the early Universe and found strong evidence that examples of the first generation of stars lurk within it. These massive, brilliant, and previously purely theoretical objects were the creators of the first heavy elements in history — the elements necessary to forge the stars around us today, the planets that orbit them, and life as we know it. The newly found galaxy, labelled CR7, is...

Fri 19 June 2015

Dr Sarah Badman awarded STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Dr Sarah Badman awarded STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Lancaster University planetary scientist Dr Sarah Badman has been awarded a prestigious Ernest Rutherford Fellowship by the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support a programme of research entitled "Illuminating Solar-Planetary interactions". During her 5-year fellowship, Dr Badman will investigate how the Sun affects the...

Tue 09 June 2015