School of Earth and Environment


Earlier this month (Friday 13th), saw a celebratory dinner held at the Metropolitan Hotel Leeds in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the MSc Engineering Geology course at the University of Leeds. The Leeds Engineering...[more]

Last week we were delighted to celebrate the graduation of our postgraduate students at a ceremony in the University's Great Hall. After the ceremony our Graduates enjoyed a reception in the School where they had a chance to...[more]

Climate change impacts are being felt the world over, but nowhere more so than sub-Saharan Africa. Even within this region, certain areas are particularly vulnerable and past research by CCCEP (Abson et al., 2012; Simelton et...[more]

Professor Stringer from the School of Earth and Environment has set sail to the Antarctic as part of the project ‘Homeward Bound’, which aims to highlight the lack of female leadership in science.[more]

A new £6 million project led by the University of Leeds is predicted to bring a £50 million benefit to the Yorkshire economy by reducing the costs and impact of water-related threats to the region.  Bringing together...[more]

Hosted by Dr. Yim Ling Siu, the Chinese delegation from Beijing Audit Bureau (headed by Mr. Zheng Shanmin) visited the University on 12th September. [more]

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the current President of Iceland, gave the keynote speech at 'The Future of Wild Europe' conference at the University of Leeds this September. The five-day conference was co-organised by the School of...[more]

Read about our international students, where they're from and their research projects are on.[more]

Virtual Landscapes - University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art

We are delighted to announce that the School of Earth and Environment (University of Leeds) and the Leeds College of Art have been shortlisted in the Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research category of the Times...[more]

The National Student Survey

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS*) results reveal that we have risen to 3rd in the Russell Group of Universities for 'Physical Geography and Environmental Science'. *The National Student...[more]