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Award Winning Centre for Global Eco-Innovation Seeks New Staff

Established in 2012 as a multi-partner Centre led by Lancaster University, the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation delivers high quality, business-led research to create eco-innovative technologies, products and services. The Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is seeking new staff to help run projects in Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria and Merseyside, working with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology…
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Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap between business and academia in West Africa, with help from Lancaster University  The ‘Valley of Death’ is what Professor Lawrence Ezemonye, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin in Nigeria, calls the disconnect between industry and universities in his country. “It is the valley of unemployment, the valley of unemployability,…
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Evolving notions of food security

Thursday 23 rd June , 4pm – 6pm+ in the EcoHub All welcome Following the 2007/8 food price spike, the predominant notion has been we need to grow 60 – 100% more to “feed the world”. Despite the hopes of “sustainable intensification” it is clear that the direction o f travel of the food system…
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North West firms urged to tap into Lancaster’s funded business led R&D initiatives

Lancaster University is providing a unique opportunity for ambitious North West small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of funded three-year industry-led research and development initiatives with support worth up to £100,000. More than 80 aspiring companies will be matched with appropriately skilled graduate researchers with expertise in a range of science and…
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