News from 2014

  • Centre Global Eco-Innovation

    £7.1 million R&D boost for North West businesses

    Lancaster University is launching a £7.1 million low-carbon research and development programme to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire and Liverpool.

  • Fish lightly to keep Snapper on the reef

    Fishing is fundamentally altering the food chain in coral reefs and putting extra pressure on top-level predator fish, according to new research.

  • Prizewinning Postgraduates

    Postgraduate prize winners praise the flexible courses, research opportunities and career support offered when studying environmental masters at Lancaster University.

  • 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.