• New centre to change how language in society is researched

    Developing new approaches to the study of hate speech, exploring how people talk about climate change and looking at how changes in corporate governance are communicated will be part of the remit of a new £3.5m research hub at Lancaster University, which will study the use and manipulation of language in society.

  • Professor Kenneth Wilson from the Lancaster Environment Centre with the Vice-President of Zambia

    Scientist advises Zambian Government on food crisis

    Professor Kenneth Wilson from the Lancaster Environment Centre has met the Vice-President of Zambia to discuss the current food crisis caused by the crop pest the African Armyworm.

  • Professor Nick Hewitt

    Biofuel cultivation could harm human health

    Large-scale cultivation of biofuels in Europe could lead to increased human mortality and crop losses according to research from the Lancaster Environment Centre.

  • Professor Linda Woodhead MBE

    MBE for Linda Woodhead

    Professor Linda Woodhead of Lancaster University has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for services to higher education.