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' latest REF
in the world for Atmospheric Science
ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021
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.
Congratulations to Oliver Craig who was recently shortlisted for a Rising…More on ITS student nominated for Rising Star in Transport Award
Scientists monitoring the giant A68A Antarctic iceberg from space reveal that…More on Mega iceberg released 152 billion tonnes of fresh water into ocean
Dr Timothy Craig – Royal Society University Research Fellow in the School…More on Honour for outstanding geodynamics researcher
The Sorby Lab has received recognition for their work during the early part…More on Sorby Lab helps African entrepreneurs in pivoting their businesses to address the pandemic
Global weather research recognised by Queen's award
A Queen's Anniversary Prize - the UK’s highest accolade for universities and colleges - has been awarded to the University of Leeds for research into tropical weather systems and climate science.