Environmental pioneers return
Fifty years after Lancaster University was the first in the UK to offer a course in Environmental Sciences, 18 of the original students return to celebrateLearn more
Ozone - reasons to be cheerful
As the UN announces that the ozone layer is beginning to recover, Professor Nigel Paul reflects on why this is good news for everyone on the planet.Learn more
League table success
Lancaster University is one of the best places in the UK to study Geography, Environmental Science and Biological Sciences, according to the 2015 Guardian University Guide.Learn more
Developing sustainable fertilisers
Lancaster University scientists are leading research looking at formulating sustainable fertilisers from renewable energy waste.Learn more
Why study Biology or Ecology
Our students love our friendly atmosphere: 100% of our students studying biology and ecology programmes said they were satisfied with their course in the 2013 National Student Survey.Learn more
Exploring the Amazon
Watching sustainable logging, seeing humming birds and caiman, visiting Brazilian homes - Lancaster’s first student field trip to the Amazon.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.
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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.More ...
Postgraduate students are taught by and work with world-class scientists in a wide range of environmentally related disciplines.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.More ...
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.More ...