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.
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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.
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