Security Lancaster

Innovation in Security and Citizen Protection

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Welcome to Security Lancaster

Security Lancaster is one of the largest interdisciplinary security research institutes in the UK with 120 staff from 15 academic departments. It is home to the ESRC UK national hub for social science research on security threats (CREST) and the EPSRC Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in Security (TAS-S). ?

As a University Institute, Security Lancaster draws on excellence from across the University to deliver world-class research and education that challenges the way individuals, organisations, and societies secure and protect themselves.? We deliver several Master's and professional development programmes (e.g., MSc in Cyber Security), and foster a collegiate and innovative research environment through year-round activities. ?

The institute's cross-disciplinary socio-technical research is actively complemented by policy engagement and education to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex security challenges that affect people and societies.??

Security Lancaster cultivates innovation and entrepreneurship by facilitating the exchange of ideas and information through the sharing of facilities, the creation of networks of like-minded individuals, and the development of a social infrastructure’. We bring together people from government, business, academia and the protection industries to create new perspectives on security, innovation and responsible entrepreneurship in a rapidly changing world.?

  • Research

    Security Lancaster delivers research that innovates and creatively challenges the way that individuals, organisations and societies secure and protect themselves. Our approach delivers the very best use-inspired and pure research that delivers real impact.

  • Enterprise and Engagement

    We achieve our world-class research and educational achievements through engagement and collaboration with companies from a range of sectors, national governments, think tanks and other organisations with an interest in security and protection science.

  • Education

    ܽƵ has been recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACE-CSE) by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre. Our Gold award is based on the quality of existing cyber security courses - in particular the MSc in Cyber Security - and a multi-disciplinary approach to the subject area. We have ambitious plans for the future, including offering additional programmes at Bachelor's and Master's levels and enhancing cyber awareness more broadly across the universitys staff and student population.

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