The number of trees on the planet is around 3.04 trillion – a much larger number than previously thought, according to researchers publishing in Nature.
A new online tool has been developed by UK university researchers to help people to understand how technology is affecting their lives.
Lancaster University’s new Engineering Building has been nominated for the Prime Minister’s Award, the highest accolade of the British Construction Industry Awards.
Lancaster University is to lead the UK’s new centre for the development and use of economic and social science research to understand, mitigate and counter security threats.
Lancaster University has agreed a strategic research partnership with Nettitude – a leading provider of cyber security services. The partnership will signal a range of collaborations, including joint research projects that will help to develop the knowledge and technologies needed to combat cybercrime.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has supported an innovative international business-engagement initiative created by Lancaster University.
A unique environmental research and development programme involving leading universities and almost 300 businesses has won a prestigious national award.
A total ban of trans fats in processed foods might prevent or postpone around 7,200 deaths from coronary heart disease over the next five years.
Lancaster University has risen 39 places to be ranked 121 in the QS World University Rankings.
Wireless communications technology developed by Lancaster researchers is being tested for its suitability for use by NATO.