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  • Tracking the key elements of life

    Lancaster scientists gain prestigious NERC Highlight Topic funding to track the source and fate of chemical elements in our rivers and lakes

  • Exploring nature’s gifts to humanity

    A mission to show how plants play a vital role in our everyday lives, motivates the Head of Education at London’s oldest botanic garden

  • Feed the world

    Plant science group, researching how to improve photosynthesis to increase crop yields, relocates to Lancaster

  • Food for thought

    A field course in the Amazon gave a prizewinning student a taste for research

  • World rankings success

    Lancaster University has been ranked 37th in the world for Geography, and is in the top 100 for Environmental Science, according to the latest QS World University Rankings

  • 5 reasons to be cheerful

    Congratulations and welcome to our new students!  Here’s a taste of what’s in store for you at the Lancaster Environment Centre

  • Big on business impact

    National impact Award won by unique environmental research programme which is helping 300 businesses innovate and boost business

  • LEC is a great place to study according to the 2015 National Student Survey.

    Students are 97% satisfied in Physical Geography and Environmental Science, ranking us amongst the top universities in the UK. Biology and Related Sciences was also highly rated with 95% overall satisfaction.

  • Wonder and fun

    Universities are all about wonder and fun, says the distinguished geographer leading Science and Technology at Lancaster

  • Graduation success

    A record 85% of Lancaster Environment Centre undergraduates achieved a higher grade degree this year.