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Type of addressPostal address
StreetLancaster University
BuildingEngineering Building
Postal codeLA1 4YR
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 (0) 1524 593093

Organisation profile

A student using the department's wave tank




The Engineering department at Lancaster is a broad-based engineering centre, with a record of innovative teaching, world-class research and integration with industry.

The department has a friendly, informal and collaborative atmosphere, which supports those who study, work and visit here achieve success.

The department has a wide range of research interests with an average annual research income is in excess of £2.25m, nearly two thirds of which is in collaboration with industry.

Research is split into four groups, all of which deliver internationally recognised work:


Innovative teaching and research


We have world-leading academics, who are involved in state-of-the-art research which influences the material that we teach. We adopt innovative teaching methods including the pioneering use of creative project work and a design-build-test approach to learning, helping our students learn interactively and gain hands-on experience. We are an International Partner in the CDIO™ initiative, which seeks to revolutionise engineering education.


For further information please visit our website http://www.engineering.lancs.ac.uk/






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