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Dr Rodney Irwin appointed as Honorary Teaching Fellow 07/06/16

Dr Rodney Irwin appointed as Honorary Teaching Fellow

A senior figure from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has been appointed as an Honorary Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University.

‘Recycling is for drunks, addicts and babushkas’ – inside Russia’s mafia-dominated waste industry 23/05/16

‘Recycling is for drunks, addicts and babushkas’ – inside Russia’s mafia-dominated waste industry

Even leaving glass bottles out for collection carries a social stigma, explains Minna Halme.

PhD student works with Pentland to take action on modern slavery 18/05/16

PhD student works with Pentland to take action on modern slavery

A Management School student has begun a major new action research project with an international clothing and footwear company to develop anti-modern slavery tools.

Soil security just as critical as aircraft safety 09/05/16

Soil security just as critical as aircraft safety

Soils and the cities they serve are set to benefit from a new mix of engineering and environmental science, thanks to a five-year fellowship. 

Student group attend 'insightful and empowering' WBCSD meeting in Switzerland 19/04/16

Student group attend 'insightful and empowering' WBCSD meeting in Switzerland

A group of LUMS undergraduates have had the opportunity to attend a prestigious sustainability event in Montreux, Switzerland.

 Bright minds take on Lancaster’s green challenge 11/03/16

Bright minds take on Lancaster’s green challenge

Professor Gail Whiteman, Director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, was one of a panel of judges tasked with choosing a winner in this week's College Sustainability Challenge.