Faculty of Environment

Addressing global challenges

Our research is highly interdisciplinary, bringing together expert knowledge to address the major challenges facing society today

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River basin
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Predicting meningitis outbreaks

Our scientists are using weather forecasts to predict the location and scale of impending meningitis outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa

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Nowcasting for meningitis
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Coronavirus (covid-19)

The health and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors is our top priority

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Faculty of Environment

We bring together expert knowledge to address the major challenges facing society today, with expertise across a wide range of disciplines and staff who deliver outstanding student education and research within the following schools.

Be part of a prestigious, research-intensive Russell Group university. Here you'll gain skills that will be invaluable to you, personally and professionally.

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Our community of researchers brings together excellence and innovation, pushing the frontiers of knowledge and discovery to shape a better future.

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Our summer school is back for another year, catering for any Year 12 student with an interest in Business, Earth and Environment, Education, Geography, Law, Politics, Sociology and Social Policy. 

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This two day, online event will introduce girls from GCSE to A level to the Geosciences through a mixture of activities such as mini lectures, workshops and virtual fieldtrips.

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The Thesis Twitter Conference provides a platform for you to engage an audience outside of your research field.

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Top 20

in the world for Geology and Geophysics

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

1st

in the UK for Food Science and Nutrition

Complete University Guide 2021

15th

in the world for Transportation Science and Technology

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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