School of Earth and Environment


Satellite map: Austfonna

Satellite images have revealed that a remote Arctic ice cap has thinned by more than 50 metres since 2012 Ė about one sixth of its original thickness Ė and that it is now flowing 25 times faster.  A team led by...[more]

We are delighted to welcome Paulo Escada, researcher at Brazilís Center for Weather Forecast and Climate Studies (CPTEC) and part of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), who will be visiting the School of Earth &...[more]

On 7-8 January the School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds hosted Magnetic Interactions 2015. This yearís meeting bought together approximately 40 researchers from over a dozen institutions within the UK, and...[more]

Chart and Map

A research meeting was held in January at the Our Dynamic Earth centre in Edinburgh. Emrys Philips (BGS) led the organisation, with co-convenors Carol Cotterill, Margaret Stewart (BGS), David Hodgson (IAG, Leeds), Mads Huuse...[more]

Image shows an earthquake triggered landslide (Bill Murphy)

Newton Fund Success


Dr Bill Murphy has been awarded a grant from the Newton Fund to develop new methods for assessing earthquake-induced landslide hazards.  He will be working with Sergio Sepulveda at the University of Chile, David Petley at...[more]

The Leverhulme Trust is offering approximately 80 Fellowships in 2015. These provide career development opportunities for researchers with a proven record of research. The Fellowships are intended to assist those at a relatively...[more]

SEG Student Chapter

Kendra Johnston, (centre) Chair of the organising committee of the Vancouver Exploration Roundup (Roundup) gave a half day course to members of the Society for Economic Geology Student Chapter in Leeds on January 5th. Roundup...[more]

The School of Earth and Environment recently hosted a Solar Photovoltaics Workshop, which was delivered by Dr Richard Komp.[more]

Catherine Russell

IAG research student Catherine Russell was awarded the best poster prize at the recent British Sedimentological Research Group annual conference held in Nottingham in late December. Catherine is a member of the Fluvial and Eolian...[more]

School of Earth and Environment

Dr Faye McAnulla, CCCEP Associate and Research & Development Manager for the Sustainable Cities Group , was recently interviewed on Paul Hudsonís Weather Show, first broadcast on Sunday 21st December. The interview focusses...[more]