Fri 29 September 2017

Lancaster community ‘green exercise’ project generates second research paper

A ‘green exercise’ project in Williamson Park, Lancaster, that started in September 2010 as a six-week pilot, will celebrate over six full years of operation with the forthcoming publication of a second research paper based upon its activities. The urban park, situated opposite the Lancaster campus of the University of Cumbria, has been the focus of the ‘Greenfingers’ project, which set out to investigate the physical, mental and social health benefits of participation in conservation volunte

Lancaster community ‘green exercise’ project generates second research paper

Wed 20 September 2017

Royal visit marks 10th anniversary year

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal has visited the Fusehill Street campus of the University of Cumbria in Carlisle to open the new teaching block housing new facilities for the university's STEM programme. Hosted by Vice Chancellor Professor Julie Mennell during the visit, The Princess Royal met with members of staff and university partners who explained the various strands of the university’s provision and the importance of collaborative working within the county and region.

Royal visit marks 10th anniversary year