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JBA Trust Seminar: To Improve Resilience Against Environmental Risks

  Director of the JBA Trust and Lancaster University Professor in Practice, Rob Lamb, a hydrologist and numerical modeller, gave an enlightening presentation at Lancaster University regarding the uncertainties involved with the modelling of floods as well as other environmental risks. After an appreciation of the risk flooding posed to the United Kingdom and its increasing…
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Ten Years of Innovation

An ice cream party marks the 10th birthday of a building that has been home to a pioneering business development programme. The £8.6m Gordon Manley building, named after the famous climatologist who was the first head of Lancaster University’s Environmental Studies Department, was opened in May 2007 by the then President of the Royal Society,…
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A Day in the Life of: Laura, Innovation Fellow

The Centre started back in 2012 and I was actually part of the first cohort of Graduate Researchers. I worked on my PhD in collaboration with a local SME (Fern Innovation) developing small scale in-stream riverine hydro-turbines. My research looked at the barriers to small-scale hydro development in a bid to inform future…
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Supporting eco-innovation in Africa

19th May 2017 Commonwealth fellows study Lancaster University’s successful model of university-business partnerships to help find solutions to Africa’s environmental challenges. Four African academics are spending two months at Lancaster University learning from some of the University’s pioneering initiatives to bring businesses, academics and policy makers together to find solutions to environmental problems. The four,…
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