The Lancaster Environment Centre
) in Lancaster, England
, is a new centre for teaching, research and collaboration at Lancaster University
The building is a joint investment by NERC
and Lancaster University, currently totalling £20M. The project combines CEH and Lancaster University laboratories, developed partly by a new extension to Lancaster University’s Biological and Environmental Sciences building and partly by extensive refurbishment of areas of the existing laboratories. The development of this joint facility underpins the close integration of CEH and Lancaster University research activities and provides extensive, state-of-the-art research laboratories, fifteen glasshouses and ten walk-in controlled environment rooms. These include high-grade containment facilities for research with genetically modified organisms and radionuclides.
In addition to the main site is a 1000m² prefabricated building
at the northern end of campus
, which houses environmental engineering and instrumentation workshops and large-scale sample preparation facilities for CEH.
On the 22nd May 2007.the Gordon Manley
Building, (LEC III) was opened by Lord Rees of Ludlow Kt
. The £8.4m building provides new office, laboratory and meeting-room space for the Geography department and provides offices, meeting and training rooms for LEC’s Enterprise & Business Partnerships Team and offices for companies wishing to locate into LEC or... Read More