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  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management with Energy and Fuels from Waste (EFFW)

    LEC collaborate with CETAD to develop new energy course

    Drawing on the expertise of practicing professionals and academics, the new Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management with Energy and Fuels from Waste (EFFW) course provides an overview of waste management practices in the UK.

  • Soil food webs

    Researchers show the vital role that soil biodiversity and the tiny organisms that create our “living soil” could play in combatting climate change

  • LEC excels in Guardian league table

    Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) is one of the best places in the UK to study geography and environmental sciences

  • Top researcher in the making

    A study of the habitat of the willow warbler, a common bird whose numbers are declining, won an Ecology student a coveted dissertation prize and helped her gain one of LEC’s top degrees this year.

  • Flooding research wins impact award

    A project revealing the social and emotional impact of flooding earned Lancaster Environment Centre recognition in a top research council award.

  • LEC degree results keep getting better

    Congratulations to LEC’s graduating students: 79% achieved a first class or upper second class degree – a 6% rise on last year – and the number of first class degrees rose by 4%.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management for the Environment

    Bringing together the technical aspects of the Energy and Fuels from Waste course and combining it with Business and Management training.

  • Let’s talk food security

    A new website, where food growers and researchers can exchange information, ideas and best agricultural practice, has been launched by retailing giant Waitrose, helped by a Lancaster expert in the issues which underpin food security.

  • Slash-and-burn in the Amazon

    The use of fire by Amazonian farmers to clear and prepare land for crops is explored in five films by researchers at the Lancaster Environment Centre.

  • Professor scoops top teaching award

    Loud music, audience participation and a passion for her subject gains a Lancaster Environment Centre professor a Lancaster University teaching award.