School of Earth and Environment
in the world for Geology and Geophysics
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
of our research is
'world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' REF 2014
in the world for Atmospheric Science
ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020
Research and innovation
We are a major international powerhouse for environmental research that has wide-ranging and positive impacts on the world that we live in. Our research is carried out within five institutes which represent our core research areas, but much of our work is cross-cutting, tackling complex global challenges.
The University of Leeds joins the Girls into Geoscience initiative for its…More on Leeds joins Girls into Geoscience initiative
A group of citizen scientists is being recruited to help investigate the…More on Citizen researchers tracking air pollution in our homes
As the world marks Africa Day, the University celebrates its existing…More on Africa Day – celebrating partnerships across the continent
Sea level rise caused by melting ice could be halved this century if the…More on Sea level rises from melting ice massively reduced by limiting global warming
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.
Monday 28 June 2021 - Friday 2 July 2021More on Summer School: Preparing for COP26 – How can we save the climate
The Thesis Twitter Conference provides a platform for you to engage an audience outside of your research field.
Wednesday 21 July 2021, 09:00 - 17:00More on University of Leeds EPSRC CDT Thesis Twitter Conference 2021