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  • Professor's “outstanding” work recognised

    Professor Andrew Binley has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union   for his “breakthrough” work in the field of hydrogeophysics.

  • Peatland plants warming study

    The varying response of different moorland plants to warming shows vegetation type has a strong influence on the carbon sink affect of peatlands

  • Watching the forests breathe

    Researchers measuring compounds high above the Amazonian canopy are exploring how the rainforest and atmosphere interact

  • 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.