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    House of Commons comes to Lancaster

    Academic evidence is “gold dust” to policy makers, say visitors from the House of Commons.

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    Unilever takes to the classroom

    Unilever is helping to develop the environmental scientists and toxicologists of the future by teaching a full module as part of Lancaster University masters degrees.

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    BBC highlights pollution threat

    Warmer, wetter winters could lower the quality of our rivers, according to warnings from environmental scientists.

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    How grazing helps grasslands thrive

    Grazing animals are improving biodiversity by increasing the amount of light available for plants at ground level.

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    Exploring the Amazon

    Watching sustainable logging, seeing humming birds and caiman, visiting Brazilian homes - Lancaster’s first student field trip to the Amazon.  

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    Eco-Innovation event to match businesses and top researchers

    Lancaster University is looking to match businesses and top academic researchers during a series of three day-long events, the first of which is on eco-innovation.

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    QS world university rankings

    Lancaster Environment Centre confirms its world leading place with Geography and Environmental science featuring in this year's QS subject rankings.

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    Study finds fertilisation destabilises grassland ecosystems

    Fertilisers from farming and industry are having a destabilising effect on global grassland ecosystems, according to new research published in Nature.

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    Working with the BGS

    LEC’s partnership with the British Geological Survey is strengthened with the joint appointment of a geochemist to work on geological carbon dioxide storage

  • After the flood

    Ground-breaking research examining the long term effect of flooding on people’s lives has been made into a short film to show how research can impact policy.