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Posted 11 February 2019

Forestry Skills Plan for England and Wales

The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) is one of almost thirty organisations which have pledged to work together to attract the very best of young and new talent into the sector.

Posted 05 February 2019

The Health of Our Oceans: Seabirds as Sentinels

Our oceans are important in sustaining human life, but our knowledge of them as functioning ecosystems lags far behind that of terrestrial ones. Why? Dr Jim Reynolds writes for The Birmingham Brief.

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Studying Geography at Birmingham

Geography and Environmental Science fieldwork

Geological mapping field trip

Forthcoming seminars and events

We run a number of seminar series' throughout the School with speakers both internal and external, on subjects ranging from human geography to atmospheric sciences. 
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Equality and Diversity

Athena SWAN Bronze AwardWorking towards equality