Environmental Science Facilities

Together we are tackling environmental challenges, helping to secure a safer more sustainable future for all.

Professor Laura Green OBE

Professor Laura Green OBE

Head of College of Life and Environmental Sciences

“The University of Birmingham leads research addressing global environmental challenges we are facing. Our world-class environmental science facilities enable high-impact interdisciplinary research and education. Together, with businesses and other organisations, we are investigating the impacts of climate change on people and our planet, and finding solutions.”

Environmental science facilities


    The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) FACE experiment places scientists at Birmingham in a globally unique position to investigate the impact of climate change on trees.

  • EcoLaboratory

    This large open-air facility supports world-class cross-college research capability in water science, environmental health and environmental monitoring technologies.

  • Wolfson Advanced Glasshouses

    The Wolfson Advanced Glasshouses allow researchers to examine the impact of climate change and other environmental changes on all types of plants – particularly food crops

  • Horticulture Facility

    The horticulture facility provides plants for fundamental and translational research in a wide range of areas.