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Lancaster Arts

Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University is the University's award-winning arts provider, supporting cultural and artistic engagement at the highest level through a programme of internationally renowned contemporary theatre, dance, visual art, classical music and an early-years family programme.

Lancaster University research suggests natural flood management could have made a ‘significant difference’ during Storm Desmond

Extensive natural flood management such as tree planting could reduce flooding even in extreme events like Storm Desmond, according to a new modelling study by Lancaster University researchers and partner organisatons.

'The Winders of Wyresdale' music symposium and ceilidh

The Winders of Wyresdale by Andy HornbyThe music of the Winders of Wyresdale, which spans three centuries, will come under the spotlight at a Lancaster University symposium on Thursday 27 March when historians will examine the relationships between regional musical composition and performance and international trends in folk music.

Lancaster University in top ten universities in the UK

Lancaster is ranked ninth out of 129 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018, maintaining its position from last year.

Students protest BAE's 'careers in killing'

Students protest against BAE Systems on campus (Image from 2007 protest)The Lancaster University Careers Fair was again the venue for a protest against the inclusion of BAE Systems. A Group of Lancaster University Students and activists staged a "die-in" at the careers fair in the university's Great Hall this afternoon.

Florence Nightingale Day celebrates women in maths and statistics.

Florence Nightingale, nurse and statistician 1820 - 1910The Florence Nightingale Day, showcasing women in maths ans statistics will take place on Thursday 3 April 2014, 9:30am - 3:30pm, at Lancaster University Management School.

Lancaster Student awarded for malaria mapping methodology

Emanuele in MalawiResearch to help fight malaria in sub-Saharan Africa has won Lancaster University PhD student Emanuele Giorgi a $3000 prize at the International Biometric Society's world conference. He is the European winner of the “Young Statistician’s Showcase” prize for his work for his work on malaria prevalence mapping.

Collecting Memories of Morecambe Winter Gardens

Lancaster University's Live at LICA are looking for local people with tales to tell about the Morecambe Winter Gardens. Do you have any special memories of the place? Did you, or someone in your family, work there? Do you remember the night that it closed?

Student sentenced to 15 month's for University sex assault

Xiaoqi WangXiaoqi Wang, 22, of Furness College, Lancaster University, Lancaster, was today sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment at Preston Crown Court having been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault last month. At some point, the Home Office will also be starting deportation proceedings to transport Xiaoqi back to his home country of China.

French & Mottershead: Woodland

on: Monday, May 8, 2017 - 10:00 to Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 16:00

at: Peter Scott Gallery

Occupying Lancaster students win negotiation rights

Lancaster University House Occupation issued a public statement on 5 December and you can read it in full on theirfacebook page here.It begins: "We, the occupiers of University House at Lancaster University, December 2014, have suspended our actions as the University Management have consented to enter into negotiations with LUSU and other independent members of the student body.

Students Occupy University House

Updated at 18:00 Students are in occupation of the University House building at Lancaster University, displaying banners out of the windows, as part of protests at tuition fee rises for post grad and international students.

Uni Students Issued with Crime Packs

More than 700 university students are being given crime prevention packs in a bid to beat the burglars. The Lancashire Police packs are being given to Lancaster University and University of Cumbria students who live in the 220 off-campus properties managed by Lancaster University Student Union.

When is a a Tory not a Tory? When they want students to vote for them?

The Labour List has drawn our attention to some odd posters that have been popping up around Lancaster University’s campus recently, in support of Daniel Aldred, a candidate in the upcoming Lancaster City Council by-election.

New "Walking App" Explores Lancaster's World War One History

Battery-powered buses in Market Square which took the munitions workers to the Caton Road Munitions Works in 1917 An exciting, new, mobile phone application, which brings to life a step-by-step history of Lancaster's World War One history, will be put through its paces this weekend.

Lancaster Words: Zen Cho Reading

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster Words: The Paul Muldoon Interview

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 20:30 to 21:30

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN

Lancaster University graduate wins £30K book prize

Lancaster graduate Andrew Miller has won the 2011 Costa Book of the Year Award, netting a £30,000 prize for his novel, Pure, set in pre-revolutionary France.Miller, who gained a PhD in 1995 from the Department of English and Creative Writing, was presented with the overallprize and a cheque for £30,000 at a ceremony in London last week.He beat the bookmakers’ odds-on favourite, poet and debut...

Lancaster University Community Day

on: Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00

at: Lancaster University Campus

Lancaster Words: The Good Immigrant - Coco Khan

on: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00

at: Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1JN