Planting trees can reduce flood risk, but a high intensity forest land use, such as grazing, can counteract the positive effect of the trees, a recently published study suggests.
Severe floods that hit Cumbria in December 2015 led to an increase in calls for natural solutions to be included in flood alleviation schemes.
Lancaster’s School of Computing and Communications (SCC) has received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to advancing the careers of women in science.
Two Environment Centre academics are splitting their time between the UK and China, bringing Lancaster teaching to Chinese undergraduates.
Imagine changing the channel of your TV simply by moving your cup of tea, adjusting the volume on a music player by rolling a toy car, or rotating a spatula to pause a cookery video on your tablet.
Science and Technology subjects have ranked among the best in all three major league tables this year. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide released on Sunday 24th September ranked several subjects in the top 10 in the UK.
Eco-innovation event shows north west enterprises how university business partnerships can boost both sustainability and profitability.
Researchers are looking at advanced materials for roads and pavements that could generate electricity from passing traffic.
A new detector has been installed in the Shetland Islands which will allow Lancaster physicists to closely monitor the Northern Lights or aurora borealis.
Research seeking ways to increase yields for farmers worldwide has received $45 million to build on pioneering work in plant science.