Dr Crispin Halsall argues that systematic reviews, commonly practiced in the world of medicine, could be equally useful in assessing the safety of chemicals.
Lancaster PhD student, Joe Acton, spent three months working in the Royal Society seeing how the UK’s top scientists try to ensure their work influences policy
Sam Robinson experiences Brazilian wildlife and night life while researching the restoration of degraded forest in one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots for his masters dissertation.
Antje Fiebig found herself presenting her PhD research on effective plant watering systems to the world’s top horticulturalists in Australia, after winning a prestigious travel scholarship.
MSc International Innovation student Jonathan Harvey developed his understanding of environmental protection and management, and his appreciation of invertebrates, during a summer internship with the Environment Agency.
Molly Sander, Katie Shearston and Daisy McMurdo discover student living in Croatia while spending the summer in Zagreb researching and writing their dissertations.
Earth and Environmental Science student Thomas Burke sees puffins, spectacular scenery and some interesting weather while creating a geological map of the Isle of Mull during a residential field module.
PhD student Alhaji Ibrahim Sankoh meets scavengers living on waste dumps and farm workers working with dangerous pesticides while researching the damage caused by widespread chemical contamination on the people and environment of his homeland.
Geologist Dr Yani Najman scours the Indian Himalaya, searching for evidence of when the mountain belt was formed. Scaling the mountains and finding the right rocks is only half the battle.
On the final day of the Lancaster Environment Centre’s annual trip to Doñana National Park in southern Spain, Professor Nigel Paul reflects on how field work has changed in the past 60 years, and on the future challenges facing a new generation of ecologists and biologists