Friday, December 08, 2006

Microsoft European Research Fellowship for New Technology

I'm happy to be able to report on important research being undertaken here at Lancaster. A Lancaster University sociologist has won a Microsoft European Research Fellowship worth a quarter of a million Euros for work which could influence the design of new technology:

'The award is one of only two Fellowships in the whole of Europe in 2006 and Lancaster is the only university in the UK to have won one.

The funding has been awarded to Dr Mark Rouncefield, a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Computing based at InfoLab21, the University’s £15m information and communication technologies centre.'

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