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Move software suite license agreement renewed

Description
The School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences announces renewed Academic Software Licence agreement of the Move software suite with Petroleum Experts Ltd.
Date:
30/01/2020

The forests are burning. What does this mean for our climate?

The forests are burning. What does this mean for our climate?
Description
Fire has been ever present in the news over the last few weeks, with more than 10 million hectares of Australian bushlands having gone up in flames since September 2019.
Date:
23/01/2020

Pollution league tables for UK urban areas reveal the expected and unexpected

Pollution league tables for UK urban areas reveal the expected and unexpected
Description
The Bedfordshire town of Luton has come bottom of a league table of predicted city-wide air pollution concentrations among UK cities, according to new analysis by the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster.
Date:
20/12/2019

3D scanning of sandstone fossil reveals oldest known record of amphibian tracks in the UK

3D scanning of sandstone fossil reveals oldest known record of amphibian tracks in the UK
Description
A new paper has revealed an ancient trackway, found imprinted on a block of sandstone from the base of Hardraw Force Waterfall in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, is the oldest record of amphibian tracks in the UK.
Date:
13/12/2019

Why quantifying plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans represents the next frontier

Why quantifying plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans represents the next frontier
Description
Plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans – Why quantifying plastic pollution in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems represents the next frontier
Date:
07/11/2019

Meteorite impact acidifies surface ocean 66 million years ago contributing to mass extinction

Description
Dr Sarah Greene at the University of Birmingham is a co-author on a new study in PNAS, titled 'Rapid ocean acidification and protracted Earth system recovery followed the end-Cretaceous Chicxulub impact.
Date:
24/10/2019

Nature contact in prison

Nature contact in prison
Description
Very strong opinions are held about what is 'appropriate' in prison and could nature help prisoners
Date:
12/09/2019

Air quality research supersite launched at University of Birmingham

Air quality research supersite launched at University of Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham is launching an Air Quality Research Supersite on its campus on National Clean Air Day, 20 June 2019.
Date:
20/06/2019
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World Water Day 2020

World Water Day 2020
Date
20/03/2020
Location:
Lecture Theatre 1 School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
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World Water Day 2020
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