An academic gives a talk on an Open Day

Supporting Communities

As one of Europe's largest environment centres, we are home to a large community of academic staff who often take their research and knowledge out to engage with the general public.

Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n' Roll

Lancaster Environment Centre staff support this British Ecological Society event which tours UK music festivals such as Glastonbury. From guided bug hunts, looking at different organisms around the festival site, to swabbing festival kit and growing micro bacterial cultures in a petri dish, there are a whole range of different and fun activities to take part in to demonstrate that science in fascinating and fun!