News from 2014

  • US Honour for Hydrologist

    A Lancaster University hydrologist has been elected as a foreign member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

  • In praise of ‘real’ bread

    Environmental scientist wins Fulbright Scholarship to write ‘A short history of the world in a loaf of sourdough’

  • Lancaster team marks fifty years of weather watching

    Braving the elements at 9am on New Year’s Day isn’t everyone’s idea of fun, but for Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University it has been a way of life for the last 50 years.

  • Lancaster scientist helps to tackle new invasive crop pest in southern Africa

    Professor Kenneth Wilson of Lancaster Environment Centre has flown to Zambia to assess the Fall armyworm outbreaks that are devastating crops in southern Africa. 

  • School event benefits students of all ages

    We teamed up with the Students' Union to host an event that inspired local school pupils in Geography, whilst providing our students with valuable teaching experience.

  • Arctic Basecamp is “hot ticket”

    World environmental leaders call for global action on climate change in response to a successful Arctic Science Summit, at the World Economic Forum in Davos

  • Tribute to Keith Beven

    The world’s most cited hydrologist offers advice to young hydrologists in a tribute issue of the high impact journal he helps to edit

  • 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.