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A new study has used partially fossilised plants and single-celled organisms to investigate the effects of climate change on the Canadian High Arctic wetlands and help predict their future.

Peru trees

Dr David Galbraith, Associate Professor of Earth Dynamics in the School of Geography, will lead new cross –continent research on the human impact on biodiversity in Latin America.  

Roads at night

Academics from the School of Geography and Leeds Institute for Data Analytics are part of a new research consortium tackling bigger picture factors behind the prevention of non-communicable diseases.


Two Faculty of Environment researchers have received a prestigious fellowship aimed at tackling global challenges.

Mark birkin, Director of Leeds Institute of Data Analytics

Professor Mark Birkin has been awarded the 2019 Royal Geographical Society Murchison Award for his pioneering work on the development and application of urban analytics.