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    Plant immunity “memory” study

    The mechanism enabling infected plants to pass on immunity to their offspring is being investigated in a new research study.

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    Free online course on food security

    New free “massive” online course explores how we can feed an extra two billion people by 2050.

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    Geographer wins top teaching award

    A geography lecturer is recognised for her “outstanding” teaching on the field course she created to study the management of water in her Croatian homeland. 

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    Careers event success

    Employers were impressed by students’ knowledge and enthusiasm at the Lancaster Environment Centre’s first dedicated careers fair.

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    Armyworm website launched

    A new website providing information about one of Africa’s major crop pests has been praised by the UK’s Global Food Security Champion. 

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    Forests of the future research

    Human impact in two of the world’s most diverse habitats could be much greater than previously thought.

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    China-UK innovation deal signed

    Lancaster Environment Centre partnerships in China have underpinned a major new initiative designed to bring together business in the UK and China. 

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    House of Commons comes to Lancaster

    Academic evidence is “gold dust” to policy makers, say visitors from the House of Commons.

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    Unilever takes to the classroom

    Unilever is helping to develop the environmental scientists and toxicologists of the future by teaching a full module as part of Lancaster University masters degrees.

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    BBC highlights pollution threat

    Warmer, wetter winters could lower the quality of our rivers, according to warnings from environmental scientists.