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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Energy switching decisions could widen social inequalities

New research has found that new energy tariffs designed for a low carbon future could leave people on bad deals even worse off

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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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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

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On the left Chancellor Professor Dame Jane Francis and on the right Professor Gregory Houseman

Two prominent Leeds figures have been elected as Fellows of the prestigious…

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Faculty of Environment Partnership Awards 2021

The Faculty of Environment Partnership Awards is an annual event to give…

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Holuhraun volcano with smoke rising from the top

Respiratory disease increased markedly following one of Iceland’s largest…

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Pint of Science is returning to Leeds to provide a space for researchers and members of the public to come together & chat about research in a relaxed environment, outside of mysterious laboratories!

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Science has a huge influence on every part of our lives, from how quickly we can develop a vaccine, to how thin the latest iPhone will be.

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Our undergraduate Virtual Open Days will take place online between 12–19 June 2021. This is your chance to discover why Leeds is a great place to live and learn.

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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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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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