We are a community of world class environmental researchers

Welcome to Lancaster Environment Centre

We are a community of world class environmental researchers, high achieving students, government scientists and commercial enterprises working together to address today’s biggest environmental challenges.

LEC Overview


Researchers at the Lancaster Environment Centre

Effective partnerships are essential for us to maximise the quality and impact of our research. We are continuing to establish new international partnerships.



The LEC Building

Over £35 million has been invested in Lancaster Environment Centre’s buildings and facilities over the past ten years, both on site and off site.


Lancaster Environment Centre staff continue to gain recognition both nationally and internationally for their outstanding teaching and revolutionary research.