Faculty of Environment

A robotic revolution for urban nature

Drones, robots and autonomous systems can transform the natural world in and around cities for people and wildlife

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Undertaking a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential

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in the world for Geology and Geophysics

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020


in the UK for Food Science and Nutrition

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in the world for Transportation Science and Technology

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Breathing City Launch Event

This launch event provides an introduction to the “Breathing City” project, which aims to manage exposure to air pollution.

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Are you joining the cohort of students beginning their studies at Leeds in January 2021?

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Crop breeding for climate resilience

Targeting resilience to climate change within seed systems is an area of key investment in contributing to food security in southern Africa, and it presents a variety of challenges and opportunities.

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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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