In the top three for research impact
The Lancaster Environment Centre has been ranked third in the UK for the real-world impact of its researchLearn more
Mixing art and science
Top student studies ecology to feed into his art and discovers a new direction in his careerLearn more
The most satisfied students
Students say Lancaster University is the top place in the UK to study Physical Geography and Environmental Science.Learn more
Future proofing crop production
Lancaster University is working with researchers across the UK and India to provide improved crops for the futureLearn more
Legal threat to Brazil's ecosystems
Brazil's globally significant ecosystems could be exposed to mining and dams if new laws currently being debated by the Brazilian Congress go aheadLearn more
Informing policy makers
House of Commons researchers are ‘hot desking’ alongside environmental scientists at Lancaster University.Learn more
Justice is at the heart of the teaching and research carried out by social scientists at the Lancaster Environment Centre. In From Fair trade to Fracking; why justice matters, four academics talk about the work they do and how it can help build a fairer world.
Enhancing evidence-based risk assessment of chemicals
Dr Crispin Halsall argues that systematic reviews, commonly practiced in the world of medicine, could be equally useful in assessing the safety of chemicals.Read article See more blogs
The use of conservation drones for monitoring of wildlife, habitat, and threats.21 January 2015
The geopolitics of international space law and enclosing celestial commons11 February 2015
Catchment Management in Action: Integrating land and water management in the Eden exploring opportunities for business05 March 2015
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