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Preston astronomer reveals how he helped take first-ever picture of a black hole

Never before seen first images of the black hole A Preston-based astronomer has revealed what it took to capture the historic first-ever picture of a black hole. Professor Derek Ward-Thomson shared the techniques during the annual Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture […]

8 hours ago
Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and he has Preston connections

Jordan Reece is 'Max' in Emmerdale Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and it’s a UCLan student making his big break. Jordan Reece who graduated from the Preston-based university in 2015 plays the role of Max. […]

1 week ago
UCLan is suspending more students for racist or explicit posts online than other UK universities

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university is taking action against racist or explicit posts on social media more than any other UK university bar one. A Freedom of Information request by The Guardian showed […]

1 week ago
Preston’s university pledges to put city at its heart

UCLan's Media Factory within the Preston city centre campus Pic: Tony Worrall The city’s university has pledged to put Preston’s ‘economy and quality of life’ as one of its key priorities. The University of Central Lancashire has become the 50th academic institution […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s university enjoys rapid rise up latest UK uni rankings

UCLan's new engineering centre on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university has enjoyed a surge in its position in a latest ranking of UK universities. The University of Lancashire is up to 75th out of 131 academic institutions. A […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan applies to demolish part of wall near former church in latest campus masterplan work

The former St Peter's Church is now an arts centre for the university Pic: Tony Worrall Work near the former St Peter’s Church in the heart of Preston’s university campus looks set to take place. The University of Central Lancashire has applied for planning permission to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s love affair with the moon continues

A young visitor enjoys the interactive displays at the moon landing anniversary event Pic: UCLan Over 50,000 people visited the Museum of the Moon at The Harris – and 450 more were at a sell-out event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. […]

4 weeks ago
Demolition by UCLan of St Peter’s Square homes must be ‘careful’ because of Miley Tunnel

St Peter's Square is set to see all these houses flattened Pic: Blog Preston Demolition of a row of terraced houses on Preston’s university campus is going to need to happen ‘piece by piece’. Running underneath them is the Miley Tunnel and this limits […]

1 month ago
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