All impact case studies (technology and innovation)

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Twitter on smartphone

Analysing business risks on social media

An ESRC internship led to the development of commercial software that can analyse social media comments about a company’s operations and products, revealing potential business risks.

Pupil writing

Improving literacy with grammar methods

A decade of research into the development of writing in school-aged children led by Professor Debra Myhill has shaped national and international policy, improved children's writing abilities and changed classroom practice.

Cheese packing

Helping small business grow

Lancaster University Management School has increased the productivity and sales of 250 local companies through its innovative Leading Enterprise and Development programme.

Surgeon

Improving surgical training

Findings from research on how surgeons interact are being used to improve surgical training, and implemented In 'Training the trainers' surgical courses.

Children and literacy

Helping parents with children's literacy

Practitioner workshops enabling parents to raise children's literacy achievements has resulted in around 300 practitioners getting involved, between them reaching 6,000 families.

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