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  • Bug Burgers

    Environmental Biology student leads winning team to scoop £1000 entrepreneurship prize to develop an insect protein based burger.

  • Taking dung beetles to Glastonbury

    Sex & Bugs & Rock ’n Roll wins researcher a British Ecological Society public engagement prize

  • Congratulations

    Congratulations to our Taught Masters, Masters by Research and PhD students who are graduating this week becoming alumni of a top ten university

  • Mining the deep

    Political ecologist wins prestigious ‘Future research leader’ fellowship to study the geopolitics of deep sea mining, the latest frontier of resource extraction

  • Africa-Lancaster collaboration springboard

    Lancaster University Ghana hosts a research and development event bringing together Lancaster University staff with representatives from academia, business and government in West Africa.

  • World’s most influential researchers

    Two Lancaster Environment Centre researchers have been listed in the Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016. 

  • New volcanic eruption hazard

    Research has identified, for the first time, a new type of hazard caused by explosive volcanic eruptions.

  • Ground-breaking Beijing air quality study

    Lancaster University scientists are taking part in one of the largest ever studies of urban air pollution.

  • Low carbon business development

    Award winning eco innovation centre wins funding for 50 low-carbon research collaborations between north west universities and businesses

  • Too many leaves

    Increased foliage in soybean plants due to rising C02 levels takes an “unexpected” toll on crop productivity, new research finds