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.
The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) will introduce its new cohort of forest PhD researchers at its annual meeting today (30 January).
Following a pilot study in Oct 2017, Sarah Greene co-led a successful sampling expedition to the sabkha west of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in January 2019.
The School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences announces renewed Academic Software Licence agreement of the Move software suite with Petroleum Experts Ltd.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £1.6M by the Natural Environment Research Council to lead a project investigating shipping emissions in the Arctic and North Atlantic atmosphere.
In early 2019 (January-March 2019), PhD Researcher Marcelo Mota from the Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoceanography research group at Birmingham will be participating as a shipboard palynologist on IODP Expedition 379 to the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica.
Professor Roy Harrison OBE FRS, and Professor Iseult Lynch PhD, MBA are amongst the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe. Eight academics from Birmingham appear on this year's list.
For railway commuters across England and Wales, December brings to an end the annual 'Leaf fall timetables' and the regular announcements of 'leaves on the line' causing delays.
In a study published today, a team of ten drought scientists, including the University of Birmingham, argue that while many dams and reservoirs are built, or expanded to alleviate droughts and water shortages, they can paradoxically contribute to make them worse.
A team of scientists and engineers from the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol have returned from Guatemala where they have been teaching local scientists how to use drones to map the Fuego volcano which violently erupted earlier this year.
Evolution of the major groups of fish that we recognise today took place in shallow waters, close to the seashore, according to new research at the University of Birmingham.
What is the biggest pollution problem facing Birmingham? Professor Bloss posts his thoughts in the Huffington Post