New undergraduate programmes addressing major global challenges and their impact

New undergraduate programmes addressing major global challenges and their impact
Description
The University of Birmingham's College of Life and Environmental Sciences has introduced new undergraduate programmes in Human Sciences and Global Environmental Change & Sustainability.
Date:
22/09/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Teaching

SHaC's Henry Chapman contributes to Addressing the Climate Challenge publication

SHaC's Henry Chapman contributes to Addressing the Climate Challenge publication
Description
Entitled Addressing the climate challenge, the report is the work of nearly 100 contributors spread across five continents – all led by academics from the UoB
Date:
16/09/2021
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

The role of service innovation and public sector leadership in sustainable healthcare

Description
As part of the UoB report Addressing the Climate Challenge, HSMC's Steve Gulati and Catherine Weir explore the role of service innovation and public sector leadership in sustainable healthcare.
Date:
15/09/2021
Categories:
Social Sciences

Ancient sea ice core sheds light on modern climate change

Ancient sea ice core sheds light on modern climate change
Description
A 170 m record of marine sediment cores extracted from Adélie Land in Antarctica by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme is yielding new insights into the complicated relationship between sea ice and climate change.
Date:
09/09/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Extensive new report aims to make climate change research accessible ahead of COP26

Extensive new report aims to make climate change research accessible ahead of COP26
Description
A new climate change report produced by the University of Birmingham intends to make academic expertise more available to global policy makers and to the public ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in November.
Date:
09/09/2021
Categories:
Research

The University of Birmingham partners with Siemens to create the smartest university campus in the world

The University of Birmingham partners with Siemens to create the smartest university campus in the world
Description
The University of Birmingham and Siemens have announced a new global strategic partnership to create the smartest university campus in the world
Date:
08/09/2021
Categories:
Corporate Services, Dubai Campus

Children and young people to become co-creators of sustainable 'treescapes'

Children and young people to become co-creators of sustainable 'treescapes'
Description
The Voices of the Future project will explore how treescapes – landscapes where trees play a significant role - could be expanded to meet the UK's net zero targets.
Date:
10/08/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Major new study will explore if a tree's 'memory' can increase its resilience

Major new study will explore if a tree's 'memory' can increase its resilience
Description
The research will improve our understanding of the value of trees to people and the planet, and support the expansion of treescapes across the UK
Date:
07/08/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Getting a grip on the UKs plastic recycling crisis – alternatives to shipping the problem overseas

Getting a grip on the UKs plastic recycling crisis – alternatives to shipping the problem overseas
Description
More needs to be done to reduce UKs plastic recycling crisis as alternatives need to be find other than shipping the problem
Date:
09/07/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Open-source software to help cities plant in pursuit of clean air

Open-source software to help cities plant in pursuit of clean air
Description
Software to help towns and cities use street-planting to reduce citizens' exposure to air pollution has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/07/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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