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.
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.