Research in a Box
Computer games, DNA research, and other hands-on activities are being used to encourage school students from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply to universityLearn More
Feeling the earth move
Doing a Lancaster degree offered a prizewinning student the opportunity to study earthquakes and to experience them first handLearn More
Intensive biofuel planting health risk
The race to meet carbon-neutral biofuel targets could put human health and food crop production at risk unless it is carefully planned, according to new researchLearn More
Scrapping the requirement for new homes to be zero-carbon is senseless and irresponsible, according to Lancaster professor Gordon WalkerLearn More
Envision: Grow to Greatness
The Envision consortium of top UK environmental research & training institutions hosted business leaders and scientists to explore opportunities for “green growth” collaborationLearn More
Team shortlisted for Impact Award
A team of Lancaster University professionals working to turn research into benefits for business and the economy has been shortlisted for a special awardLearn More
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Postgraduate students are taught by and work with world-class scientists in a wide range of environmentally related disciplines.
Our community of world-class researchers not only highlight the nature and scale of the world’s major environmental challenges, but also provide the underlying knowledge to help find effective, sustainable solutions.
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