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University of Birmingham researchers contribute to UK Climate Risk report

University of Birmingham researchers contribute to UK Climate Risk report
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Experts from the University of Birmingham have contributed to a major review of climate risk in the UK, produced by the Climate Change Committee.
Date:
16/06/2021

´╗┐Institutional environments trap disabled geoscientists between a rock and a workplace

´╗┐Institutional environments trap disabled geoscientists between a rock and a workplace
Description
Inaccessible workplaces, normative departmental cultures and 'ableist' academic systems have all contributed to the continued underrepresentation and exclusion of disabled researchers in the Geosciences.
Date:
10/06/2021

Reports highlight the harms faced by UK families threatened with a family member's deportation

Reports highlight the harms faced by UK families  threatened with a family member's deportation
Description
UK families living with a member's insecure immigration status and threat of deportation, face extreme and wide-ranging harm, according to new research.
Date:
08/06/2021

Atlantic expedition tests theory of ancient climate change

Atlantic expedition tests theory of ancient climate change
Description
An international expedition has tested whether an intense global warming episode 56 million years ago was caused by unusual volcanic activity in the North Atlantic has been launched by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/06/2021

Geoscientists Call for Action on Tackling Racial Inequity

Description
An article published in the journal Nature Geoscience has highlighted the shocking under-representation of students from ethnic minority backgrounds in the Geosciences.
Date:
30/04/2021

Is forest harvesting increasing in Europe?

Is forest harvesting increasing in Europe?
Description
Is forest harvesting increasing in Europe? Yes, but not as much as reported last July in a controversial study published in Nature.
Date:
28/04/2021

Improved management of farmed peatlands could cut 500m tonnes of CO2

Improved management of farmed peatlands could cut 500m tonnes of CO2
Description
Substantial cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions could be achieved by raising water levels in agricultural peatlands, according to a new study in the journal Nature.
Date:
22/04/2021

Increased green space in prisons can reduce self-harm and violence

Increased green space in prisons can reduce self-harm and violence
Description
Prisons with more green space have lower levels of violence and self-harm, according to new research at the University of Birmingham and Utrecht University.
Date:
24/02/2021
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