2014 Student Prizes
Four Physics PhD students have been rewarded for their excellent work over the last year at a PhD Prize Giving Celebration in the Physics Department.
The students were presented with their prizes by Professor Peter Ratoff, Head of Department.
Dmytro Iatsenko, supervised by Professor Aneta Stefanovska, and David Hartley, supervised by Dr Mick Denton, were joint winners of the prize for Best PhD Student 2014.
Claire Tinker, Supervised by Dr Oleg Kolosov won the JUNO Prize for Research Excellence 2014.
Xi Chen, supervised by Dr Ed McCann, won the prize for Best International Student 2014.
Thu 03 July 2014
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
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
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
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