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  • Prizewinning sand dunes research

    “I studied the beach I had been visiting since I was a child, but I’d never viewed it from a geographical point of view before,” says dissertation prize winner

  • Environment Agency alliance

    A senior officer from the UK’s environmental regulator, has been appointed an Honorary Industrial Fellow, bringing new opportunities for research, student placements and knowledge sharing. 

  • Power line study aims to improve bird safety

    A research project which aims to safeguard tens of thousands of swans and geese started this week with the installation of more than 150 special ‘bird diverters’ in Lancashire.

  • The British Hydrological Society awards Distinguished Professor Keith Beven the 2013 President’s Prize

    Distinguished Professor Keith Beven (LEC) has been awarded the 2013 President’s Prize from the British Hydrological Society, awarded every two years in recognition of work which has advanced hydrology significantly.

  • Centre for Global Eco-Innovation supports region's green economy

    A North West centre is driving forward Eco-innovation in the region by helping small and medium sized companies access nearly a million pounds worth of funding and linking them with the best university talent.

  • Volcanic Ash Study Prize

    A mature student’s undergraduate dissertation could help in the development of a volcanic ash early warning system for aircraft.

  • Dr Crispin Hall, Lancaster Environment Centre. Frost Flowers

    University stages a real beauty!

    The delicate exquisiteness of frost flowers, a captivating aurora seen through a fish eye lens and the fascinating flow of lava will feature in an amazing new exhibition designed to enthrall all.

  • From Ruskin to Reality with app

    A Lancaster University based businessman is helping to bring the former home of writer, artist and philosopher John Ruskin into the 21st century with a new mobile ‘app’.

  • 'Sex & Bugs & Rock & Roll'

    LEC staff and research students bring fun and knowledge sharing to the 100th birthday celebrations of the British Ecological Society. 

  • The truth behind why we are reluctant to walk or cycle

    Why do most people today feel either unwilling or unable to travel by foot or bike?  This is the key question which Lancaster University Emeritus Professor Colin Pooley aims to answer in his ground-breaking new book ‘Promoting Walking and Cycling’.