Visit Lancaster Environment Centre
Thinking of studying geography, biology, ecology and conservation, earth or environmental science? Come to our Open Day on Saturday 18 JulyLearn More
Earth sciences accolade
A volcanologist, who spent some of his formative years at Lancaster University, has won the 2015 Vetlesen Prize, considered the ‘Nobel Prize’ for earth sciencesLearn More
Soil security research
Scientists have been awarded £1.6m to investigate how we can ensure that our soil is resilient to environmental changeLearn More
‘Super labs’ open
Official opening of new teaching labs, providing high spec facilities and a focal point for studentsLearn More
African governments try to grab more profit from their mineral reserves, but is it still big business as usualLearn More
Minding the gap…. City bats won’t fly through bright spaces
Researchers at Lancaster University have discovered that bats living in a city are less likely to move from tree to tree in brightly lit areas.Learn More
Thinking of studying at Lancaster?
We have an extensive range of highly rated undergraduate programmes in ...
LEC offers a range of degrees in which you can study global issues through different subjects, from Ecology to Earth Science and Human Geography.
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.
By engaging with LEC academics and research staff businesses gain access to one of the largest groups of scientists and social scientists in Europe working in environment-related research fields.