School of Earth and Environment

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Join our virtual open days experience in June and discover Leeds from home

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Energy switching decisions could widen social inequalities

New research has found that new energy tariffs designed for a low carbon future could leave people on bad deals even worse off

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Coronavirus (covid-19)

The health and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors is our top priority

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Top 20

in the world for Geology and Geophysics

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

90%

of our research is

'world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' REF 2014

24th

in the world for Atmospheric Science

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

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Holuhraun volcano with smoke rising from the top

Respiratory disease increased markedly following one of Iceland’s largest…

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A sandstorm in sub-Saharan Africa

Scientists are using weather forecasts to predict the location and scale of…

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Fish on sea floor

Eroded seabed rocks are providing an essential source of nutrition for…

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Basalt

Anew type of rock created during large and exceptionally hot volcanic…

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Discuss your PhD options, attend webinars, and receive funding advice, wherever you are in the world.

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We’re excited to launch our new online Environment Futures programme for Year 12 students.

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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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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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