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Physics - May 2, 2018
Physics
Professor Roger Jones is to curate the Physics Pavilion at the Womad Festival 2018 to help inspire the next generation of physicists. This is the third time the Pavilion has been staged at Womad with the help of Lancaster University, CERN and the Institute of Physics.
Health - May 1, 2018

Lancaster University is pleased to announce that Dr Sherry Kothari will be the new Director of its Health Innovation Campus.

Social Sciences - May 1, 2018

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing. This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year while there are thousands of members of Blipfoto, a key photo-a-day site.

Life Sciences - Apr 30, 2018
Life Sciences

A daytime nap promotes a false memory of words, psychologists have shown. A study by John Shaw and Professor Padraic Monaghan of Lancaster University found that sleep influenced false memories in a memory recognition test taken after a nap.

Physics - Apr 27, 2018
Physics

Physicist Professor Manus Hayne has been congratulated for his “extraordinary achievement” after his research paper was ranked in the top 100 most highly read articles in Nature Scientifi

Administration - Apr 26, 2018

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed a team, led by Professor Karen Broadhurst at Lancaster University, to deliver the development phase of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory. The Observatory will support the best possible decisions for children by improving the use of data and research evidence in the family justice system in England and Wales.

Psychology - May 1, 2018

Children with autism may be at risk from bullying because they are more willing to accept unfair behaviour say psychologists.

Life Sciences - May 1, 2018

A daytime nap promotes a false memory of words, psychologists have shown. A study by John Shaw and Professor Padraic Monaghan of Lancaster University found that sleep influenced false memories in a memory recognition test taken after a nap.

Health - Apr 27, 2018

Migraine costs the UK economy 8.8 billion per year in lost productivity, a new report by the Work Foundation reveals. The equivalent of 86 million workdays are lost to migraine each year and close to 1 billion is spent on healthcare costs associated with the condition.

Administration - Apr 26, 2018
Administration

The Nuffield Foundation has appointed a team, led by Professor Karen Broadhurst at Lancaster University, to deliver the development phase of the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory.

Administration - Apr 18, 2018
Administration

The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) has been awarded 2.88m, in a grant administered by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), to continue existing and d





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