School of Earth and Environment

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

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Mobile X-band weather radar to improve regional flood forecasting

Three scientists from the School of Earth and Environment are part of a team aiming to improve flood forecasting in Cumbria through the deployment of a mobile weather radar.

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Environmental Challenges

Explore how human society interacts with the natural world, through this flexible program of online courses

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School of Earth and Environment

The School of Earth and Environment is home to one of the largest groupings of Earth, environmental and social scientists tackling global issues such as climate change, energy, water and sustainable development. Our research feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your field from world-leading researchers.

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Undergraduate student

Our world-leading research feeds directly into our teaching which means you will learn from people who are international authorities in climate science, sustainability, geology and geophysics.

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Masters students

Our range of masters courses will equip you with not only expert subject knowledge, but with important professional and transferable skills that employers require.

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Research projects

As a researcher at Leeds, you will be immersed in a friendly, supportive and diverse research community where you can make breakthroughs happen.

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A recently published paper shows that humans are reversing a long-term…

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mobile x-band weather radar deployed in Cumbria

Three scientists from the School of Earth and Environment are part of a team…

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Priestley Centre researcher Dr Amanda Maycock has received two prestigious…

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The University of Leeds is leading a new PhD training centre called Panorama,…

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Speakers: Keely Donovan and John Goulding

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SRI Seminar Programme presented by Gregor Semieniuk, SOAS University of London.

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Geoscience Seminar by Dr Anita Torabi (NORCE Energy, Bergen, Norway)

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ICAS internal seminar with Chetan Deva, Dr Chris Wilson and Rachel Hawker. Chair: Alberto Sanchez-Marroquin

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Explore the relationships between people and nature, and the challenging and difficult decisions we face when managing natural resources, through this flexible program of online courses.

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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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As a graduate of the School you are one of our most important advocates, and we are always delighted to hear from our former students.

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We provide businesses with access to our talented students through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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