School of Earth and Environment

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

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Warmer springs can actually reduce overall plant growth

An extensive study on the effects of warmer springs on plant growth in northern regions shows substantially reduced plant productivity in later months

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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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Pollution
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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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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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PGR student

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

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The first detailed analysis of air pollution trends in China reveals a 20 per…

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ICAS internal seminar with Anya Schlich-Davies, Dr Julia Crook and Niall Gandy. Chair: Chetan Deva

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Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science External Seminar: Speaker- Peili Wu, Met Office Hadley Centre

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Speaker: Amanda Maycock.

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Earth Surface Science Institute seminar. Speaker Professor Richard Pancost, University of Bristol.

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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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