School of Earth and Environment

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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]

University of Leeds

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]

People on bicycles

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]

Simon and Felisha cooking

The University of Leeds has come third in the UK in a major survey that asks students about their experience while studying.  Leeds is also the highest ranked among the Russell Group of research-intensive universities and...[more]

social event in Vancouver involving 18 current and former staff, students, alumni and friends who were there to attend the Vancouver Exploration Roundup, Run by the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia

In late January 2018, there was an informal social event in Vancouver involving 18 current and former staff, students, alumni and friends who were there to attend the Vancouver Exploration Roundup, Run by the Association for...[more]