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    University of the Year

    Lancaster University has risen to fifth place for Biological Sciences in the 2018 Sunday Times Good University Guide which names Lancaster University of the Year

  • The Northern bioeconomy powerhouse

    The North of England’s bioeconomy generates £91 billion a year and employs more than 400,000 people, according to a new Government report

  • Organic phosphorus call to action

    Research into organic phosphorus is key to ensure future food security and environmental sustainability

  • Transforming agriculture

    Research seeking ways to increase yields for farmers worldwide has received $45 million to build on pioneering work in plant science to help feed the world

  • Better business, better environment

    North West business owners are invited to Lancaster University to find out more about how an award-winning Eco-Innovation Centre could help them to grow

  • Low energy computing

    Lancaster Environment Centre pilots a low energy off-grid computer system with potential to go global

  • Was Storm Desmond really that extreme?

    Trying to answer this question wins Environmental Science student Duncan Chapman a hydrology prize, and starts him on a new career.

  • Photosynthesis breakthrough

    Researchers have increased plant productivity by boosting levels of three proteins involved in photosynthesis, offering hope for improving food crops

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    Intellectually stimulating courses

    Students show strong satisfaction with our courses in the 2017 National Student Survey, praising the intellectually stimulating content of their course

  • To Mongolia and back

    Prizewinning Lancaster student celebrates his graduation by tackling the Mongol Rally, a  20,000 mile journey through 21 countries