Lancaster University

Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. Top 10 in all three major national league tables, we’re also highly ranked in international league tables such as the QS world rankings.

Lancaster University has been awarded the highest possible score in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) ratings. Our TEF Gold rating is based on Lancaster’s high quality teaching, as well as our excellent teaching facilities and the good careers our graduates go into.

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed Lancaster as a world-leading research university. It is the only one of the eight most research intensive universities in the North of England to have had funding increased because of the quality and volume of its research. Lancaster was ranked 13th in the UK for the percentage of world-leading research out of the 128 institutions listed.

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La prolongada exposición a la contaminación del aire se relaciona con el declive cognitivo de las personas mayores. Shutterstock / Toa55

La contaminación puede reducir nuestra inteligencia

Se sabía que la contaminación del aire es mala para la salud del corazón y de los pulmones. Un estudio reciente afirma que también podría ser perjudicial para el cerebro.
L’exposition de long terme à la pollution de l’air peut jouer un rôle dans le déclin cognitif. Tao55/ Shutterstock

La pollution de l’air va-t-elle nous rendre bêtes ?

La pollution de l’air nuit à la santé de notre cœur et de nos poumons. Une nouvelle étude suggère qu’elle affecterait aussi la santé du cerveau.
Long-term exposure to air pollution was linked to cognitive decline in elderly people. Tao55/ Shutterstock

Air pollution may be making us less intelligent

Air pollution is bad for our heart and lung health – and a new study says it may be bad for brain health, too.

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