News from 2014

  • Making chemicals safer

    Elevating the literature review to the status of a science has won PhD student Paul Whaley Lancaster University's ‘Impactful Researcher’ Enterprise Award

  • Workshop series brings together African researchers, businesses and policy maker

    Workshop series brings together African researchers, businesses and policy makers to explore how knowledge exchange could help provide safe, sustainable water

  • Outstanding achievements

    Lancaster Environment Centre academics won half the prizes in the inaugural Deans Awards recognising high performing staff from Lancaster’s Faculty of Science and Technology

  • Fair access to fish

    Researcher wins a prestigious €1.5M grant to explore how small scale fisheries can help prevent malnutrition in East Africa

  • Coral bleaching

    The window for saving the world’s coral reefs from global warming is rapidly closing, according to a novel study in the prestigious journal Science

  • Hydrology prizewinner

    Student beats the odds to win recognition for his master’s dissertation and show that with the right support “you can do pretty much anything”

  • VMSG award for Lancaster volcanologist

    Dr Hugh Tuffen is recognised by his peers for his outstanding research, enthusiastic leadership and profile raising activities

  • Real world PhDs

    Solving real world problems with businesses while getting a PhD was a winning combination for students graduating from the Centre for Global Eco-innovation

  • Breaking the deadlock on ivory

    Scientists propose a process to protect endangered African elephants that take into account conflicts over values

  • The illegal wild orchid trade

    Large-scale commercial trade of wild orchids is a pressing, but little-recognised conservation problem, according to researchers.