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Top Ten again
Lancaster is ranked 6th in the UK and top in the North West for Geography and Environmental Studies in the 2019 Guardian League TableLearn More
A taste of science
For the first time the 90,000 visitors to the BBC Good Food Show will discover the scientific research behind our food and drink, thanks to research scientists.Learn More
CBE for land & water scientist
Lancaster University’s Professor Louise Heathwaite has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018.Learn More
Two Lancaster political ecologists win an Outstanding Research Award for their groundbreaking research on the US Navy’s development of biofuelsLearn More
Tackling illegal wildlife trading
Conservationist takes wildlife challenge to the country’s Supreme Court using evidence obtained during a Lancaster University research projectLearn More
Looking on the bright side
Researcher wins a fellowship to help policy makers and businesses enhance the socio-economic and environmental benefits from wind and solar installationsLearn More
- in the UK for Geography & Environmental Studies 2019 Guardian University Guide
- in the UK for real-world impact of research Research Excellence Framework 2014
- in the UK for Biological Sciences The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
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 or 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, and you can 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.
International Scientists Engineer Crops to Conserve Water