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Congratulations to our graduates!
A record 89% of Lancaster Environment Centre undergraduates achieved a higher grade degree this yearLearn More
A Lancaster University student’s masters’ dissertation offers new commercial possibilities for turning waste coffee grounds into biofuelLearn More
African Eco-innovation Centre launch
New Centre for Global Eco-innovation offers a “university based Silicon Valley model” to facilitate collaboration between academia and industry in West AfricaLearn More
Safe water hope for slums
Attempts to deliver safe water to people living in some of the world’s poorest slums are falling at the final hurdle, according to research led by Lancaster University.Learn More
Teaching leadership recognised
Lancaster Environment Centre academics gain recognition as Senior Fellows of the Higher Education AcademyLearn More
A false promise?
Does the ‘promise’ of Greenhouse Gas Removal technologies that capture carbon from the atmosphere undermine our efforts to cut production of greenhouse gases?Learn More
- in the UK for Geography & Environmental Studies 2018 Guardian University Guide
- in the UK for real-world impact of research Research Excellence Framework 2014
- for knowledge exchange and commercialisation UK Impact Awards 2015
Explore the science of life with our degrees in both Biology and Biological Sciences. We will equip you with the real-world skills required to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing our planet, whether it's developing new treatments for disease, helping to protect endangered species of trying to make sure the world has enough food.
Nestled between the Lake District and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we're perfectly placed to study ecological processes and conservation. Our degrees will equip you with a comprehensive grounding in the key principles that underpin the major ecological and environmental issues of today’s world.
Discover the issues facing environments globally with our Environmental and Earth Sciences degrees. You'll study how the environment has evolved, enabling you to tackle some of the major challenges facing the world. Develop your knowledge of how the Earth system works, enhance your lab and research skills and join us on exciting fieldtrips to Iceland, Croatia and Spain.
Geography is diverse and varied, explore every corner at Lancaster! Study the challenges facing the environment with our flexible degrees covering both human and physical geography. Take advantage of our unique location, nearby to coasts, the countryside and major urban centres and join us on international fieldtrips as far afield as Iceland, the Brazilian Amazon and Croatia.