School of Earth and Environment



ICAS postgraduate student Hannah Mantle has recently returned from a field campaign on the tropical island of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean. Read more.[more]

At 21.02 (GMT) this evening, a new Era in our ability to monitor our planet’s earthquake faults and volcanoes begins with the launch of the Sentinel-1A radar satellite (Sentinel-1) from French Guyana. Sentinel-1 – it even...[more]

Sustainability Area in the Edward Boyle Library

The new Sustainability Area in the Edward Boyle Library was officially launched on Wednesday 12th March. The Sustainability Area showcases activity from across campus, including book reviews, displays, event posters, maps and...[more]

Rows of crops

Professor Andy Challinor has been in the national and international news this week to explain more about the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate impacts - the first update to the report for...[more]

European Space Agency's Earth observation satellite Sentinel-1A

The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded the University of Leeds £5 million to host and lead two national centres for studying the Earth from space. The two centres – the Centre for the Observation and...[more]

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Now in their second year, Cheney Fellowships enable talented researchers working in the areas of Food or Medical Technologies or Water to undertake a period of research at the University of Leeds. During this period they can...[more]

SUNLIBB/CeProBio logo

Lindsay C. Stringer and Stavros Afionis from the School of Earth and Environment's Sustainability Research Institute recently attended the 8th SUNLIBB/CeProBio joint project meeting on second generation biofuels that took place...[more]

Crops in the sunset

A study led by the University of Leeds has shown that global warming of only 2°C will be detrimental to crops in temperate and tropical regions, with reduced yields from the 2030s onwards. Professor Andy Challinor, from the...[more]

Children’s indoor teepees and a taxi-sharing app for students have been named winners of the 2014 University of Leeds Business Plan Competition organised by Spark, the University’s business start-up service. The annual...[more]

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2 NERC funded 10-weeks summer placements will be available in our School this summer. These placements give a taster of what it's like to be a postgraduate researcher. Successful candidates will be paid £200 per week for up to 10...[more]