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  • Student wins prize for volcano research

    Alastair Hodgetts, a Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) student, wins a prize for his research project deciphering an unusual Icelandic tuya volcano which erupted through ice.

  • Arctic basecamp at Davos

    Arctic scientists set up an “immersive” tent encampment at the World Economic Forum, demonstrating to world leaders the need for urgent action to limit arctic change.

  • Prestigious honour for Lancaster statistician

    A Lancaster statistician’s ‘exceptional’ work to foster impactful research collaborations between academia and industry has been recognised by the Royal Statistical Society.

  • Making chemicals safer

    Elevating the literature review to the status of a science has won PhD student Paul Whaley Lancaster University's ‘Impactful Researcher’ Enterprise Award.

  • Student wins national scholarship for engineering talent

    A student from Lancaster has celebrated their success after receiving a Diamond Jubilee Scholarship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). They are just one of a talented set of engineering students who have won the prestigious award.

  • Lancaster space scientist honoured by Royal Astronomical Society

    Professor Jim Wild has been awarded the Royal Astronomical Society's James Dungey Lectureship for 2018.

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    Revolutionary ‘self-healing’ products

    Lancaster is part of a consortium that will undertake ground-breaking research into products utilising new composite materials that have the ability to regenerate or ‘self-heal’.

  • Fair access to fish

    Researcher wins a prestigious €1.5M grant to explore how small scale fisheries can help prevent malnutrition in East Africa.

  • Hydrology prizewinner

    Student beats the odds to win recognition for his master’s dissertation and show that with the right support “you can do pretty much anything.”

  • The window for saving the world's coral reefs is rapidly closing

    The world’s reefs are under siege from global warming, according to a novel study published today in the prestigious journal Science.