School of Earth and Environment


Ross Gillard, PhD student in the School of Earth and Environment, has been awarded a Piers Sellers prize for exceptional PhD research by a University of Leeds student for his publications relating to the politics of climate and...[more]

Ensuring the economic, cultural and ecological value of rivers through more effective water flow management is the focus of a new research project led by the University of Leeds. The new project, which involves researchers from...[more]

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The Faculty of Environment has achieved top 15 rankings in the Guardian University Guide 2018. The Schools of Geography and Earth and Environment have seen improvements in this year’s rankings for Geography and Environmental...[more]

K. Bloomfield, BSc Graduation, University of Leeds, 1951

Born in Hartlepool on 29 March 1930, Keith attended West Hartlepool Grammar School. On Tuesday 21 September 1948, only two or three weeks before the start of term, he was offered a place at the University of Leeds in the Honours...[more]

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The University of Leeds has been ranked in the world’s top 10 across several School of Earth and Environment research areas, according to the CWUR World University Rankings 2017. Achieving global top 10 positions in...[more]

Postgraduate Prize Winners

Four postgraduate researchers from the School have been awarded for their recent journal publications.  On 28 April 2017, the School of Earth and Environment held its annual Postgraduate Research Publication Prize-giving...[more]

Trees for life, Kenya – photo © Bettys and Taylors Group

United Bank of Carbon is delighted to launch Terrific Tropical Trees, whereby a tree is being planted in one of four new African forests for every school that completes the BBC's Terrific Scientific "Trees"...[more]

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A newly signed international agreement aims to expand academic co-operation and collaboration and promote sustainability, enterprise and local development.   An agreement between the University of Leeds through...[more]

Successful innovation in our student recruitment and teaching has earned Leeds a key role in over £1 million worth of HEFCE-funded research. Two Leeds initiatives will benefit from the latest round of HEFCE Catalyst funding,...[more]

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The School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds has had another successful year in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject. The annual survey evaluated 3,551 universities globally, on a range of subject...[more]