News from 2013

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    Careers event success

    Employers were impressed by students’ knowledge and enthusiasm at the Lancaster Environment Centre’s first dedicated careers fair.

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    Armyworm website launched

    A new website providing information about one of Africa’s major crop pests has been praised by the UK’s Global Food Security Champion. 

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    Forests of the future research

    Human impact in two of the world’s most diverse habitats could be much greater than previously thought.

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    China-UK innovation deal signed

    Lancaster Environment Centre partnerships in China have underpinned a major new initiative designed to bring together business in the UK and China. 

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    House of Commons comes to Lancaster

    Academic evidence is “gold dust” to policy makers, say visitors from the House of Commons.

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    Unilever takes to the classroom

    Unilever is helping to develop the environmental scientists and toxicologists of the future by teaching a full module as part of Lancaster University masters degrees.

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    BBC highlights pollution threat

    Warmer, wetter winters could lower the quality of our rivers, according to warnings from environmental scientists.

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    How grazing helps grasslands thrive

    Grazing animals are improving biodiversity by increasing the amount of light available for plants at ground level.

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    Exploring the Amazon

    Watching sustainable logging, seeing humming birds and caiman, visiting Brazilian homes - Lancaster’s first student field trip to the Amazon.  

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    Eco-Innovation event to match businesses and top researchers

    Lancaster University is looking to match businesses and top academic researchers during a series of three day-long events, the first of which is on eco-innovation.