In the UK top ten
Lancaster University is ranked 10th in the UK and top in the North West for Geography and Environmental Science by the Complete University Guide 2017Learn More
Biodiversity loss underestimated
Biodiversity loss due to human activities could have been significantly underestimated due to problems with a commonly used scientific methodLearn More
Wind turbine climate study
Newly published research has shown that the action of wind turbines has a measurable, but small, effect on the local climate.Learn More
Lancaster joins Innovation Gateway
Lancaster University is working with four of the UKs leading companies to help pilot sustainability innovations on their estatesLearn More
Life on a prawn trawler inspires economist to find better ways to measure environmental benefitsLearn More
Praise for Armyworm research
Research into a devastating African pest has been highlighted by Government as an example of science’s pivotal role in solving problems and improving productivityLearn More
Thinking of studying at Lancaster?
We have an extensive range of highly rated undergraduate programmes in ...
LEC offers a range of degrees in which you can study global issues through different subjects, from Ecology to Earth Science and Human Geography.Learn more
Postgraduate students are taught by and work with world-class scientists in a wide range of environmentally related disciplines.Learn more
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.Learn more