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LEC hosts British Water conference reviewing national standards on water management

LEC hosts British Water conference reviewing national standards on water management

The Lancaster Environment Centre will host the British Water Conference "2006 USA Sustainable Drainage Systems Mission - Have we learned anything?" on Wednesday 21st May 2014, 9-5pm.

Wed 16 April 2014

Free online course on food security

Free online course on food security

A new free "massive" online course explores how we can feed an extra two billion people by 2050.

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Fri 11 April 2014

Lancaster University and Booths team up to encourage greener eating

Lancaster University and Booths team up to encourage greener eating

Academics at Lancaster University are working with regional retailer Booths to try to reduce shoppers' carbon footprints.

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Thu 10 April 2014

Wind power and a low carbon future

Wind power and a low carbon future

A Lancaster University professor has contributed to a key report published by The Royal Academy of Engineering into the future of wind energy in the UK.

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Thu 10 April 2014

Investigating Arctic permafrost

Investigating Arctic permafrost

Andrew Binley, Professor in the Lancaster Environment Centre, has just returned from a two week field campaign in Svalbard. The project, funded by the Norwegian Research Council, is exploring the composition of deep permafrost in an Arctic river catchment.

Wed 09 April 2014

'Unbreakable' security codes inspired by nature

'Unbreakable' security codes inspired by nature

A revolutionary new method of encrypting confidential information has been developed by scientists at Lancaster University.

Thu 03 April 2014

SLF-Lancaster Chemistry Competition

SLF-Lancaster Chemistry Competition

Earlier this week, sixth form students from across the South Lakes area visited the Chemistry Department at Lancaster University, to compete against each other in the inaugural South Lakes Federation-Lancaster Chemistry Competition.

Thu 03 April 2014

'Sewing machine' idea gives insight into origins of Alzheimer's

'Sewing machine' idea gives insight into origins of Alzheimer's

Researchers at Lancaster University have invented a new imaging tool inspired by the humble sewing machine which is providing fresh insight into the origins of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

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Wed 02 April 2014