LEC Seminars - live online!

Wednesday 22 April 2020, 1:00pm to Wednesday 29 July 2020, 1:45pm



Open to

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


Registration not required - just turn up

Event Details

Live from 13:00 (BST) on Wednesdays, join us as we take our lunchtime seminar series online! 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!

Summer Term 2020 Programme

Available on YouTube now - Professor Richard Betts MBE - Met Office and University of Exeter - "Climate change: what are we trying to avoid, and what is inevitable?"

Available on YouTube now - Dr Jamila Haider - Stockholm Resilience Centre and Lancaster University - "Resilience and Development: Re-thinking intervention in biocultural landscapes"

Available on YouTube now - Dr Andrew Groover - US Forest Service and University of California Davis - "Exploring the complex biology of trees using genomics"

Available on YouTube now - Professor Alberto Montanari - University of Bologna and President of the European Geosciences Union - "The new mission of geosciences in an age of pandemics and beyond"

Postponed until the autumn term - Dr Erika Berenguer - Oxford University and Lancaster University

--- To be scheduled in Autumn term: Professor Jane Memmott, University of Bristol and President of the British Ecological Society and Professor Frances Cleaver, Chair of Political Ecology, Lancaster University ---


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 (BST) 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