Professor Keith Beven puts today’s floods into their historical context and argues that perhaps the problem is not so much poor flood defences but the fact we have so many people now living in flood plains.
BA Geography student Miriam Hooson took time out from her studies to gain hands on experience, spending six months working and living on two RSPB reserves as part of their residential internship scheme.
Dr Nils Markusson examines the “emergency” argument for creating large scale climate altering technologies to reverse the impact of climate change and finds it wanting.
Dr Beccy Whittle takes a fresh and provocative look at food security, asking whether small scale, locally produced food can help feed the planet’s growing population.
In the second of two blogs about studying abroad, geography student James Lester gives his take on the ‘American dream’
In the first of two blogs about studying abroad, Lancaster geography student Laurence Hawker compares a British and American university education.
PhD student Amy Valach, recently returned from her first visit to the tropics, describes a research project which is measuring trace gas emissions from pristine forest and her first encounters with Amazonian wildlife.
PhD student Andy Freeman explains how a new de-icer treatment system could provide the solution to one of the most challenging environmental issues facing modern day airports.
Dr Jacqueline Owen accompanied new undergraduates on their first field trip where they discovered a Britain with the climate of Barbados.
Dr Hannah Newton, organiser of the recent outreach exhibition ‘The Beauty in Science’, reviews the successes and public feedback from the project.