10 December 2017

Congratulations to our masters and PhD students who are graduating this week, becoming alumni of the 2018 University of the Year

Nearly 150 students from the Lancaster Environment Centre are graduating on Wednesday, including the first from the Graduate School for the Environment, which brings together three of the world’s foremost environmental research organisations.

Also getting their awards are the first cohort of PhD students who have completed industry led projects managed by the award winning Centre for Global Eco-innovation.

Professor Philip Barker, director of the Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University, said: “We are very proud of our masters and PhD students who receive their degrees this week as the first cohort from our Graduate School for the Environment.  Graduation is the start of a journey where many of these students will start to make a positive difference to our society and our natural environment. Congratulations to all.”

Prizes are being awarded to the Lancaster Environment Centre’s top performing students:

  • Best Overall Performance: Elizabeth Davidson
  • Best Dissertation: Alastair Hodgetts and Elizabeth Davidson
  • Best Collaborative Project: Rebecca Swinn
  • Keith Beven Hydrology Dissertation Prize: Michael Barrow

MSc International Innovation programme:

  • Best Dissertation: Giulia Ravasi
  • Best contribution to the programme whilst overseas: Sihui Chen

Lancaster was named University of the Year in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.