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Postgraduate Open Evening
Are you interested in finding out more about studying at Postgraduate level or undertaking PhD research? Visit us on Thursday 7th December 2017 from 5pm.Learn More
World's most influential researchers
Two Lancaster Environment Centre researchers have been listed in the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list of scientists who have had significant global impact.Learn More
Does natural flood mitigation work?
Lancaster University scientists will play a leading role in a major new £4.1M project assessing the effectiveness of natural flood managementLearn More
The global nitrate time-bomb
Researchers have quantified for the first time the long term threat to global drinking water posed by agricultural pollution trapped in the rocks beneath our feetLearn More
Small is biodiverse in the Amazon
Amazonian streams found teeming with fish species are lacking protectionLearn More
First lady of freshwater
A Lancaster Professor is the first woman to be elected President of the Freshwater Biological AssociationLearn 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
- 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 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, 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.
The Last 100 Metres (L100M): safeguarding drinking water supplies in informal settlements