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Fair access to fish
Researcher wins a prestigious €1.5M grant to explore how small scale fisheries can help prevent malnutrition in East AfricaLearn More
RECIRCULATE: going with the flow
Workshop series brings together African researchers, businesses and policy makers to explore how knowledge exchange could help provide safe, sustainable waterLearn More
Student beats the odds to win recognition for his master’s dissertation and show that with the right support “you can do pretty much anything”Learn More
VMSG award for Lancaster volcanologist
Dr Hugh Tuffen is recognised by his peers for his outstanding research, enthusiastic leadership and profile raising activitiesLearn More
Making chemicals safer
Elevating the literature review to the status of a science has won PhD student Paul Whaley Lancaster University's ‘Impactful Researcher’ Enterprise AwardLearn More
Lancaster Environment Centre academics won half the prizes in the inaugural Deans Awards recognising high performing staff from Lancaster’s Faculty of Science and TechnologyLearn 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.