School of Earth and Environment


International Research Awards

Professor Greg Houseman and Professor Tim Wright, both from the Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics at the School of Earth and Environment, have recently been recognised with prestigious awards from the international scientific...[more]

COMET PhD student David Bekaert recently took a break from his work on Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry (InSAR) to take to the skies and investigate why astronauts get the "space stupids". Astronauts often...[more]

Professor Tim Wright

Professor Tim Wright, member of IGT, is to be awarded the Geodesy Section Award 2014 by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The Geodesy Section Award is presented annually to an early or mid-career scientist in recognition of...[more]


It has been announced that IGT member Prof Greg Houseman has been awarded the prestigious Augustus Love Medal 2015 by the European Geosciences Union The Augustus Love Medal is presented by the Geodynamics Division of the EGU...[more]

Photo: Ivan Savov (UoL) and collaborator Ilia Dimitrov (Bulgarian Natural History Museum) on the location where the MICRO-diamond was discovered. Photo: 24 Hours

Dr. Ivan Savov has recently visited the site in Bulgaria where a diamond was discovered as part of his work on metamorphic rocks in the Rhodope Massif on the Bulgarian-Greek border.  The microdiamonds were found in...[more]

Thursday 16th October saw the inaugural Poster Exhibition in the School of Earth and Environment’s Foyer. SEE students returning from a year in industry or year abroad showcased their wide array of experiences to first and second...[more]

President Barack Obama talks with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipients in the East Room of the White House, April 14, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) (Official White House Photo).

Gavin Hayes completed the MGeophys BSc Geophysical Sciences at Leeds in 2002.  The course includes an integrated year abroad; Gavin attended Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA, where he then returned to complete his...[more]

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Stavros Afionis and Lindsay Stringer from the School of Earth and Environment's Sustainability Research Institute recently attended in September 2014 the final SUNLIBB/CeProBio joint project meeting on second generation (2G)...[more]

The new Directors of SRI answer your questions.[more]

The Sustainability Research Institute in the School of Earth & Environment celebrated 10 years since its establishment at a Gala Dinner held on Friday 12th September 2014 to mark the mile stone and special occasion. [more]