College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Dedicated to exploring and learning about the diversity and evolutionary challenges of life in all its forms, the College of Life and Environmental Sciences uses training, fieldwork and excellent facilities to enable students to learn generic and discipline-specific skills while studying exciting topics – ranging from ecology through to cancer research and forensic psychology.  
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Undergraduate study

High quality, specialist programmes underpinned by world-leading research.

Postgraduate study

Excellent opportunities through links with healthcare, industry and government; both UK and overseas.

Our research

Links to research centres, school research and our scientific research facilities

Latest news

Researchers use genome sequencing to uncover hidden spread of Zika

Researchers use genome sequencing to uncover hidden spread of Zika
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An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.
Date:
25 May 2017

PhD student a finalist in ESRC writing competition

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PhD student David Pollard was a finalist in the ESRC Writing Competition 2017, which aims to encourage and recognise the writing skills of ESRC-funded students.
Date:
23 May 2017

Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds

Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds
Description
A study by scientists from the University of Birmingham has found that teenage girls who play football have higher levels of self-confidence than those who play other sports.
Date:
22 May 2017

Birmingham researchers feature in ITN Productions and Police Federation new campaign

Birmingham researchers feature in ITN Productions and Police Federation new campaign
Description
Psychology staff at the University of Birmingham have a long history of research collaborations with UK and overseas police forces, the findings of which inform policing tactics.
Date:
18 May 2017
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BSc Physiotherapy students at the University of Birmingham describe their experiences of the course and the clinical placements they undertake.

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