School of Earth and Environment


Cat Scott

Congratulations to Cat Scott, Research Fellow in the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science, who has been awarded a Springer Thesis Prize for her work on the biogeochemical impacts of forests and their implications for...[more]

Alexander Saunders

Congratulations to Earth and Environment student Alexander Saunders who has been awarded the Crabtree Award for outstanding academic performance 2013/14. Alex is studying Geophysical Sciences (MGeophys) in the School. One prize...[more]

Tom Knowland

Dr Tom Knowland


Dr Tom Knowland, Head of Sustainable Energy & Climate Change at Leeds City Council, is joining the Sustainability Research Institute as a visiting researcher for the next 12 months (0.5fte) to support knowledge exchange...[more]

Conference poster

Rebecca Howard, Joanes Atela and Stavros Afionis from the School of Earth and Environment's Sustainability Research Institute recently attended the Green Economy in the South conference that took place in July 2014 in Dodoma,...[more]

Prof Jane Francis

On July 17th 2014 Professor Jane Francis received an honorary degree from University of Leeds. Until recently Professor Jane Francis was the Dean of the Faculty of Environment at the University of Leeds, and is now the...[more]

The 60m-long Skyship 600 used in Operation Cloud Lab. Image credit: Dr Jim McQuaid

SEE’s Jim McQuaid is among the scientists who took to the skies in the world’s largest airship for one of the most ambitious atmospheric experiments on television.   In a new two-part show for BBC Two, ‘Operation...[more]

Sustainability awards

'The School has had another very successful year at the University of Leeds, Sustainability and Green Impact Awards Ceremony 2014. Teams and individuals from across the school achieved recognition of their sustainability and...[more]

Satellite. Copyright ESA/ATG medialab

Using satellites to study the effects of climate change was the topic of the European Space Agency (ESA) event Monitoring Climate Change from Space, held at the Royal Society in London on June 13th. Professor Andy Shepherd...[more]

Faculty members amongst world's most highly cited

Ken Carslaw, Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science, Oliver Phillips, Professor in the School of Geography, and Simon Lewis, Reader in Global Change Science in the...[more]

Hurricane from space, taken by Nasa

Alan Blyth, Professor of Atmospheric Science in ICAS and Director of NCAS-Weather, has been appointed affiliate scientist at the US National Center for Atmospheric Research, one of the world’s leading scientific...[more]