Dr Rebecca Whittle explains the thinking behind the ‘glut market’, recently trialled at Lancaster Environment Centre to make the most of the annual fruit and veg surplus
Geography students Catt Mills and Holly Warner James learn about water, politics, gondolas and how everything fits together on their field course to Croatia
Himalayan geologist Dr Yani Najman reflects on the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquakes and her mixed emotions about the world’s highest mountains
Local school students learn about food security during a visit to Lancaster University, including the role of bugs, agribusiness, colonialism and green sheep, as their teacher Chantal Bramwell explains.
What is a Himalayan geologist, typically acclimatized to working at altitudes in excess of 4000m, doing in the Bay of Bengal, bobbing around at sea level? Dr Yani Najman explains.
Dr Yani Najman organises a group of 32 scientists on a geological field trip across the Himalaya.
Final year PhD student Anne Toomey discusses mining, environmental protection and scientific research with park guards and community leaders in Madidi National Park, one of the most biologically and culturally diverse places on the planet.
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.