Earthshot Prize

The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is delighted to have been selected as one of 100 world-wide Nominators for the prestigious Earthshot Prize. Led by Prince William and Sir David Attenborough, the Earthshot Prize is designed to incentivise change and help repair the plant over the next 10 years. Each year five winners will be awarded […]

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Event: Innovation for a Green Recovery

Join us on Wednesday 21st October, 2pm-3pm to discuss how Lancashire and the UK North West is best placed to facilitate a shift to a lower carbon economy. Find out more and register here. About this EventThe Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis, affecting individuals, governments and businesses across the world. The greatest challenge […]

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Blog: My Internship with Lancashire Environmental Services

I began my internship with Lancashire Environmental Services in July 2020, at around the time I was graduating from Lancaster University. Although the start of the project was initially delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the research was able to go ahead remotely. During this time, Lancashire Environmental Services and the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation […]

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£14 million investment to deliver low carbon business transformation across North West

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A new £14 million programme will further develop the North West as a regional exemplar for low carbon innovation, skills and ‘green’ economic growth. Launching now, ECO-I North West will work with more than 360 businesses across Lancashire, Liverpool City Region, Cumbria, Cheshire and Greater Manchester to support the research and development of low carbon […]

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Lancaster University tops the HESA renewable energy league table

Lancaster University produces more renewable energy than any other university, according to new figures released this month. The latest statistics recorded in 2018-2019 and published this week by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show the output is double the previous year’s total. The HESA numbers say that Lancaster University produced about 3.2m kWh in […]

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Eco-i 2019 Conference

Three hundred delegates attended the Eco-I 2019 conference on Clean and Sustainable Growth held on 19th and 20th September 2019 at Lancaster University. This event showcased how research advances are driving eco-innovation across six global challenge themes; energy, waste, food, water, resource efficiency and natural capital. Eco-I 2019 follows on from a Government-commissioned Science Innovation […]

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Presenting prowess from Lancaster University PhD Researcher

A Lancaster University Engineering student has scooped the top prize in a presenting competition organised by a prestigious professional body. Simon Vecten, PhD researcher in Lancaster University’s Engineering Department, achieved 1st Prize in the Present Around The World (PATW) competition organised by the regional Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) group. Designed for young professionals […]

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