Visit Lancaster Environment Centre
Thinking of studying geography, biology, ecology and conservation, earth or environmental science? Come to our Open Day on Saturday 5 SeptemberLearn More
Cheaper forest carbon stock test
Environmental Scientists have developed an affordable technique to help provide evidence of the carbon-saving benefits of tropical forest conservationLearn More
Evidence of species loss in Amazon
Researchers studying a range of species in the Brazilian Amazon find clear evidence that deforestation causes drastic loss of tropical forest biodiversityLearn More
A record 85% of Lancaster Environment Centre undergraduates achieved a higher grade degree this year.Learn More
New phosphate in drinking water study
Phosphate that is put into our drinking water to prevent lead poisoning can potentially cause environmental damage as a result of leakageLearn More
Building Africa’s skills locally
Local content in Africa’s extractive sector won’t work without home grown human capital, argues Akanimo OdonLearn More
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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.