Lancaster University, officially The University of Lancaster, is a research-intensive British university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964 and initially based in St Leonard's Gate until moving to a purpose-built 300 acre campus at Bailrigg in 1968. Lancaster expanded rapidly and now has the 11th highest research quality in the UK and is the 16th highest ranking research institution according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
Researchers at three top UK universities are developing new ways to simultaneously power and communicate with robots and other digitally connected devices – commonly known as the Internet of Things.
Imagine your computer screen could change shape. Imagine if that screen could spring to life at the touch of a fingertip, translating numbers and trends into shapes and gradients you can reach out and touch.
Plant scientists have made an important advance in understanding the natural diversity of a key plant enzyme which could help us address the looming threat of global food security.
Specially designed shopping centres geared at encouraging shoplifters to think twice before they commit a crime are the way forward, according to researchers at Lancaster University.
Scientists have discovered a way to authenticate or identify any object by generating an unbreakable ID based on atoms.
A newly discovered species of diatom, a microscopic creature that is key to the health of the planet, is named after a Lancaster professor.
Physicists have discovered a new elementary particle—the latest member to be added to the exotic species known as tetraquarks.
A unique study of frozen ice cores from the Tibetan Himalayas has shown that international agreements on phasing out the use of toxic persistent organic pollutants are working.
The changing British landscape could be contributing to the decline in our bee populations, according to Lancaster University research.
A breakthrough in understanding the way in which crystals develop will have a major impact for the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries.