Research that makes connections

Our world-class research, combining natural and social sciences, delivers the understanding needed to address the global environmental challenges that confront us all.

Research Groups

Our research groups include a wide range of researchers from the natural and social scientists. They work in multi-disciplinary teams within, across and beyond these groups to help find solutions to the big global environmental challenges.

Research Challenges

Our research challenges provide a focus for our fundamental and applied research, ensuring our work helps provide the underlying knowledge needed to find effective solutions.

Postgraduate Research Degrees

Research projects leading to the award of a PhD or Masters by Research are available in all areas of the biological, ecological, geographical and environmental sciences.

Latest News

The latest news and Research developments from the Lancaster Environment Centre.


Our wide range of research interests demands an equally wide range of facilities and equipment.


We host and manage a number of important academic journals at the Lancaster Environment Centre.


Global challenges demand a global network of strategic partnerships.