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New research projects for Computing and Communications

New research projects for Computing and Communications

Academics in Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications have secured major funding and a key role in two new research projects announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). For more information, contact Prof. David Hutchison (d.hutchison@lancaster.ac.uk) in SCC.

Fri 18 July 2014

Armenian Scientists Visit Lancaster's Experts in Secure Communications

Armenian Scientists Visit Lancaster's Experts in Secure Communications

Last week three Scientists from the Armenian Academy of Sciences visited the School of Computing and Communications to learn about our expertise and experience in ICT, particularly in the area of secure communications.

Thu 17 July 2014

Using Social Media to Monitor UK Alcohol Consumption

Using Social Media to Monitor UK Alcohol Consumption

Research by a group of Lancaster University academics has shown that social media sites such as twitter can detect drinking patterns in the UK including spotting the variations on national holidays and celebrations.

Mon 14 July 2014

SCC Students help teachers inspire the next generation of computer scientists

SCC Students help teachers inspire the next generation of computer scientists

Five teams of undergraduate students from Lancaster University's School of Computing and Communications have developed exciting and creative tools for school teachers to help engage children with computing in the classroom.

Tue 08 July 2014

A new use for touchless technology in the operating theatre

A new use for touchless technology in the operating theatre

Pioneering work using touchless technology for vascular surgery is now being extended to neurosurgery.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Mon 30 June 2014

Innovative Lancaster University technology start-up receives funding boost

Innovative Lancaster University technology start-up receives funding boost

Innovative technology start-up business Hardy & Ellis Inventions Limited are set to offer organisations in Manchester the latest in cutting-edge interactive technology thanks to a Technology Strategy Board grant worth more than £70,000.

Tue 10 June 2014

IBM 'Mightily Impressed' by SCC Students' Talent in App Development

IBM 'Mightily Impressed' by SCC Students' Talent in App Development

Every year, as part of the School of Computing and Communications' SCC.210 module, second-year students are expected to combine their self-directed learning skills with their teamwork skills and carry out a group project.

Tue 03 June 2014

Lancaster to help plug 'Big Data' skills-gap thanks to new scholarships

Lancaster to help plug 'Big Data' skills-gap thanks to new scholarships

Lancaster University is helping to produce a new generation of analysts thanks to an investment in 45 Data Science MSc scholarships.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Fri 30 May 2014

£5k to develop your digital technology idea to improve student experience

£5k to develop your digital technology idea to improve student experience

Light bulb moment? Apply by 30 May 2014 for £5k to develop your digital technology idea to improve student life in Summer of Student Innovation 2014.

Wed 21 May 2014

Security Lancaster to tackle cyber-threats at one of the UK's top science festivals

Security Lancaster to tackle cyber-threats at one of the UK's top science festivals

Security Lancaster will be appearing at one of the UK'€™s most prestigious science festival this summer to discuss threats posed by the increased connectivity of the world around us.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Fri 16 May 2014

SCC Academics at International Conference on CrossCloud Computing

SCC Academics at International Conference on CrossCloud Computing

Dr. Yehia Elkhatib and Professor Gordon Blair from the School of Computing and Communications have co-chaired an international conference on cross-cloud computing in Toronto (in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM).

Thu 15 May 2014