Discover Lancaster Environment Centre on one of our undergraduate applicant visit days in February and MarchLearn More
Huge carbon stores discovered
A nationwide survey by ecologists has revealed that over 2 billion (US) tons of carbon is stored deep under the UK’s grasslands, helping to curb climate change.Learn More
Marine science comes to Lancaster
Husband and wife offer complementary perspectives on coral reefs, fisheries and our place in the ecosystemLearn More
Climate change and floods
Man-made climate change helped cause south of England floods, say scientistsLearn 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
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
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