School of Earth and Environment


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The University of Leeds has been ranked in the top three UK universities for global funding success, according to new data from Research Fortnight.  Across the University, 53 different projects are supported by the Global...[more]

Additional cuts to fossil fuel emissions are required to limit global warming due to greenhouse gases from wetlands and permafrost, according to new research. A study has found that to limit the rise in global temperature levels...[more]

Fossils come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from isolated fragments of bones and teeth to complete skeletons. Palaeontologists face an important question, ‘does the quality of fossil skeletons impact our understanding of...[more]

Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs’ diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago. Previously, many scientists believed that plants...[more]

Researchers return to Arctic Ocean to study climate change impacts Scientists from the University of Leeds are among a team of researchers making a return voyage to the Barents Sea to carry out vital research on how climate...[more]

Some 540-520 million years ago, animals began to inhabit the seafloor, and this drastically changed the global environment. Their presence in the seabed stimulated the breakdown of organic material, which released carbon dioxide...[more]

Two students from the Faculty of Environment were awarded the Piers Sellers PhD Prize at a ceremony earlier this week. Jesus Vergara Temprado, School of Earth and Environment and Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science...[more]

Students at the School of Earth and Environment

The University of Leeds has moved into the Guardian University Guide top ten for the first time, jumping four places and rising for the fourth consecutive year. Leeds also recently improved its position in the latest Complete...[more]

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The University has climbed up the Complete University Guide once again and secures its position in the top 20. This achievement adds to Leeds’ success across a range of rankings this year, including a Gold award in the...[more]

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Sustainability is the ability to maintain an activity without harm to, or depletion of, environmental, social or economic resources – and it’s something the University of Leeds takes seriously. Leeds has one of the largest...[more]