Discover Lancaster Environment Centre on one of our undergraduate applicant visit days in February and MarchLearn More
Boosting wheat yields
Wheat yields could be significantly increased thanks to varieties with a superior form of a common enzyme, according to new researchLearn More
Funded PhD Studentships
Fully funded studentships across the natural and social sciences researching global environmental challengesLearn More
As the UK suffers yet more flooding, Lancaster University offers a 5-day course designed for those involved in forecasting, preparing for and responding to floodsLearn More
Learning from Industry
A unique module taught by scientists from Unilever transformed a prizewinning student’s understanding of his subject, and set him on his chosen career path.Learn More
Knowledge without borders
Lancaster alumnus, Dr David Stanners, one of the founding staff of the European Environment Agency, explains how it helps improve environmental policy.Learn More
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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.