The staff in office B12 of Furness College are collecting donations for Homeless Action this Christmas. If their gingerbread house design brought a smile to your face, do pay them a visit! :-) #LoveLancaster
For the next three weeks, Lancaster University Library are taking book recommendations. If they don't have a book you need, or you think they simply ought to stock more copies, let them know by completing the form. Find out more here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #MoreBooks
Making social comparisons on Facebook and befriending your ex are linked to feelings of depression.
Social networking and depression were studied by David Baker and Dr Guillermo Perez Algorta from Lancaster University.
They examined research from 14 countries with 35,000 participants aged between 15 and 88.
David Baker says it’s complicated.
Children learn new words using the same method as robots says psychologist Dr Katie Twomey, who worked with researchers from Sussex and Plymouth.
They trained a humanoid robot called iCub to point at new objects to identify them in order to solve the mystery of how young children learn new words.
Dr Twomey explains the findings
Throughout November and December The Faculty of Science and Technology at Lancaster University will be delivering a series of free public lectures. This year's series is entitled In the News. 'Efficient light capture for energy conversion' is this week's topic and the talk will be delivered by Dr Le...