A pioneering Lancaster University environmental biologist has been awarded a CBE for services to Science.
A team of researchers which includes Nigel Watson (LEC) Claire Waterton and Judith Tsouvalis (Sociology and CSEC), and Lisa Norton (CEH), Stephen Maberly (CEH) and Ian Winfield (CEH) has been awarded a Lancaster University Staff Prize in the 'Above and Beyond' category for their project Understanding and Acting in Loweswater.
An international experiment designed to probe one of the biggest mysteries in fundamental physics has yielded some intriguing results.
The School of Computing and Communication's groundbreaking work on keeping children safe online and protecting the internet from attack, have been chosen as two of the most important research projects taking place in universities today.
Wray in Lancashire is the first village in the UK to benefit from wifi broadband in 2003 and was the first village to get high-speed broadband in 2010 - thanks to Lancaster University.
Lancaster University is leading a £1.45 million project funded by BBSRC, NERC and DEFRA to find ways to help grassland farmers increase carbon storage in soil and cut greenhouse gases, while producing enough food to feed a growing world population.
Professor Farideh Honary from the Department of Physics is on the shortlist of the 2011 First Women Awards, which highlight women who are breaking new ground across a range of industries.
As part of the Lancaster Environments Centre's strategy to expand its coverage and activities in other continents, the Lancaster Environment Centre in partnership with Envirofly Group is hosting the Academia for Green Africa (AFGA) International Conference to discuss ways of developing partnerships and environmental competence in Africa.