LEC Seminars 2020-2021 - live online!

Wednesday 10 February 2021, 1:00pm to Wednesday 16 June 2021, 1:45pm

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Live online & recordings available on Lancaster Environment Centre's YouTube channel

Open to

All Lancaster University (non-partner) students, Alumni, Applicants, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Prospective International Students, Prospective Postgraduate Students, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Registration not required - just turn up

Event Details

Live at 13:00 (UK time) on Wednesdays, everyone is invited to join our online lunchtime seminar series! With local and international speakers from across the environment-related natural and social sciences, anyone anywhere can watch live, including submitting questions via the 'chat' function. The videos will later be uploaded onto YouTube to be viewed and shared.

All are very welcome to join us!

Spring and Summer 2021 Programme

Available on YouTube now - Prof Barbara Maher, Lancaster University - 'Ultrafine, metal-rich air pollution particles: access all areas; and links with the neurodegenerative pandemic?'

Available on YouTube now - Professor Frances Cleaver, Chair of Political Ecology, Lancaster University - 'Transformations to sustainability through bricolage?'

24 February 2021 - Joint session with the Department of Languages & Cultures (DeLC) - Dr Ainhoa Montoya, University of London - 'Dispossession through Juridification: Irregular Uses of Law and the Defense of Territory in Honduras'- NOTE this seminar was not recorded

10 March 2021 - Dr Guaduneth Chico, Nottingham Trent University - 'The extent of windfarm developments on European blanket bogs' - NOTE this seminar was not recorded

Available on YouTube now - Dr Katie Woolaston, Queensland University of Technology, Australia - 'A Critical Analysis of the Links between Biodiversity and Pandemic Prevention in International Environmental Law'

05 May 2021 - we join the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business for '"Keystone actors" and hidden connections: a sustainability science approach', introducing the Centre's incoming Director Professor Jan Bebbington and providing insight into a new mode of research that is emerging at the intersection of organisational and ecological scholarship - NOTE this Pentland seminar will take place at 13:00 - 14:30 UK time and requires registration: click here for full information.

19 May 2021 - Dr Nathalie Pettorelli, Zoological Society of London - 'How can international journals support science from the Global South?'


On seminar day, click on an individual seminar title above for the link to join us through Microsoft Teams. Guidance on joining a Teams event available here.

  • 13:00 (UK time) Welcome and introduction
  • 20 minute presentation from our speaker
  • Speaker takes questions from our virtual audience submitted through the text 'Chat' function
  • Videos uploaded onto Lancaster Environment Centre's YouTube channel for later viewing

You can also join the conversation on Twitter: #LECSeminar.

Contact Details

Name Dr Ali Birkett