Thursday July 12 2018

Conference hears a wealth of research work underway

Students researching subjects as diverse as efforts to improve connectivity in rural areas and the fitness of people in later life were among fifty PhD researchers to take part in a conference at the Lancaster campus of the University of Cumbria. The event aims to provide guidance and encouragement to students as well as an opportunity to present their work to an audience prior to taking research to national or even international conferences.

Friday June 29 2018

Spanish conference hears how Cumbrian collaborations brings people, place and partnerships together

An academic from the University of Cumbria is taking part in an international event which aims to influence how public and private organisations can work together to benefit both sides of the Atlantic. Dr David Murphy, deputy director of the Institute for Leadership and Sustainability and senior lecturer in strategic management and leadership, is attending the Ibero-American Conference on Sustainable Development Goals.

Friday June 22 2018

Occupational therapists represent university at prestigious South African conference

Two Lancaster academics have spoken at a prestigious conference in South Africa held to share and develop the skills of occupational therapists from around the world. Dr Ana Borges da Costa and Liz Harrison, senior lecturers in occupational therapy were invited to present at the World Federation of Occupation Therapists Congress held in Cape Town. The event is held every four years at venues around the world and this year marked the first time it was held in Africa.