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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

University looks to play matchmaker between businesses and top researchers

University looks to play matchmaker between businesses and top researchers

Lancaster University is looking to match businesses and top academic researchers during a series of three day-long events.The Collaborative Impact events aim to match industry ideas to academic research to forge partnerships that lead to novel products and services.

Wed 05 March 2014

NASA captures 360 degree views of dancing lights of Saturn

NASA captures 360 degree views of dancing lights of Saturn

"Glamorous" images of the dancing lights around Saturn have been captured in greater detail than ever before, thanks to two NASA spacecraft.

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Tue 11 February 2014