College of Life and Environmental Sciences

We are dedicated to exploring the diversity and evolutionary challenges of life in all its forms. Across the breadth of life and environmental sciences, we discover, apply and translate science, forging major advances in human and environmental health. From exercise, biomedicine and mental health to climate change, food security and resilience we combine original thinking and real-world experience with clear focus and rigour. 

Together, we are developing solutions to ensure a healthier and a more sustainable future. 

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High quality, specialist programmes underpinned by world-leading research.

Our research

Our experts are engaged in world-changing research, benefitting individuals, communities and the environment. 

Find out more about our research centres, school research and our scientific research facilities

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Further your research within a globally respected and multi-disciplinary environment.

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The Air We Breathe and Clean Air Day

The Air We Breathe and Clean Air Day
Description
Birmingham Clean Air Zone begins to tackle road-transport related air pollution in the city centre.
Date:
17 June 2021

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 June 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 June 2021

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