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Studying Palaeontology as an undergraduate at the University of Birmingham
Posted 25 May 2018
Dr Stephen Dugdale and Professor David Hannah discuss how cutting-edge technology can be used to help preserve the UK's valuable rivers for future generations.
Posted 23 May 2018
Dr James Wheeley, along with US and Canadian colleagues, has published findings of a project researching the state of global-ocean oxygenation 445 million years ago at the end of the Ordovician period when ~85% of marine species went extinct.
Posted 21 May 2018
A major new campaign to protect the UK's oak trees includes help from BIFoR.
Studying Geography at Birmingham
Geography and Environmental Science fieldwork
Geological mapping field trip
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. View seminars and events
Working towards equality