Lancaster University, officially The University of Lancaster, is a research-intensive British university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964 and initially based in St Leonard's Gate until moving to a purpose-built 300 acre campus at Bailrigg in 1968. Lancaster expanded rapidly and now has the 11th highest research quality in the UK and is the 16th highest ranking research institution according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
Hundreds of thousands of Amazonian streams are teeming with highly diverse populations of fish species, a new study reveals.
More than 403 million hectares of tropical forests worldwide have been earmarked for timber concessions with selective logging a common economic activity. The Brazilian Amazon alone holds around 4.5 billion m3 of commercial ...
Women will take a major step forward in the electronic music industry thanks to pioneering projects underway at Lancaster University.
Planting trees can reduce flood risk, but a high intensity forest land use, such as grazing, can counteract the positive effect of the trees, a recently published study suggests.
A major new international research programme is responding to the overwhelming demand of internet traffic to develop ubiquitous wireless data coverage with unprecedented speed at millimetre waves.
Trade in albino body parts is big business in certain countries with the 'going rate' around £75,000.
Researchers are looking at advanced materials for roads and pavements that could generate electricity from passing traffic.
Physicists at Lancaster University are developing methods of creating renewable fuel from water using quantum technology.
Crops such as wheat could be up to 21% more efficient at turning the sun's energy into food, according to new research by Lancaster University.
Major changes in agricultural practices will be required to offset increases in nutrient losses due to climate change, according to research published by a Lancaster University-led team.