Businesses are being urged to benefit from the technical knowledge and fresh ideas of leading students.
Leading climate change academic, Professor Gail Whiteman, alongside Stephen Rubin, Chair of the Pentland Group, Peter Bakker, the CEO of the World Council for Sustainable Business and Martin Chilcott, CEO of 2degrees, are gathering in London to launch The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business to a corporate audience.
Cancer treatments, educational Minecraft software and space weather monitors are just some of the Lancaster University science and technology research and development projects being backed by a £50,000 innovation fund.
We should thank Volkswagen for the wake-up call. The scandal that has engulfed the company has highlighted how an overwhelming focus on carbon dioxide emissions has oversimplified the debate about the negative impacts of all our combustion engines.
Lancaster University Engineering department students William Wheatland and Phillip Rawcliffe travelled to Copenhagen to participate in the DTU Green Challenge (Gron Dyst) hosted by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
Businesses are being urged to take advantage of a £300,000 funding pot aimed at boosting research and development projects.
A UK energy and environmental consultancy is preparing to help China’s shift to greener technologies and is set for growth after agreeing a partnership with a major Chinese organisation.
Lancaster University is helping to produce a new generation of photonics experts thanks to a grant of 4 million euros for a new training network.
Pioneering work to synchronise new technologies with energy supplies – including a device to indicate when to have the greenest cuppa - earned Lancaster University a top honour at the world’s premier conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
Hybrid Instruments Limited and Lancaster University have entered a collaboration agreement for a project to develop a prototype device to measure the radioactive material tritium.