College of Life and Environmental Sciences

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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

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

Should we all escape to the country during a heatwave?

Should we all escape to the country during a heatwave?
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A new way of mapping temperatures in a city will allow local authorities to consider areas with the most vulnerable people in future heatwave plans.
Date:
07 July 2015

New 2015 grant from the Bial Foundation to examine hallucinatory anomalous body experiences

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Dr Jason Braithwaite has been awarded a new grant for €41,600 from the Bial Foundation to examine anomalous body experiences in non-clinical populations.
Date:
02 July 2015

New paper published in journal 'Cortex'

Description
A new paper from Dr Jason Braithwaite and colleagues from the School of Psychology, has been published in the top international journal 'Cortex'.
Date:
01 July 2015

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture
Description
Two doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology - Eva Reindl and Elisa Bandini, and Nimrita Rana from the Department of Anthropology and African Studies organised a successful one-day interdisciplinary conference on 'The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC)'.
Date:
29 June 2015
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