School of Earth and Environment

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Dr Julia Martin-Ortega (Earth and Environment) and Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero (Civil Engineering) have just been awarded one of the five projects funded by the UK’s Global Food Security programme (£1.51M).   The...[more]

I’ve been to a number of conferences but never one on the scale of the Royal Geographical Society and Institute of British Geographers annual international conference, held this year at Imperial College, London. With up to thirty...[more]

Last August UNLEASH innovation lab 2017 took place in Denmark. UNLEASH is an initiative that brought together a 1000 young talents from 129 countries to co-create practical and innovative solutions to help realising the UN’s...[more]

The Faculty of Environment has achieved excellent student satisfaction results in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS). The School of Earth and Environment achieved an impressive 98%. Geology achieved 98% overall student...[more]

The University of Leeds has achieved the highest award in the pilot year of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), designed by the Government to assess the quality of teaching in higher education. Gold means that the...[more]

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]