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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Prolonged breath-holding could help radiotherapy treatment of cardiac arrhythmias

Prolonged breath-holding could help radiotherapy treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
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A technique that enables patients suffering from heart conditions to hold their breath safely for over 5 minutes could have potential as part of a new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias.
Date:
20 January 2020

Probiotic drink could offer new way to combat antibiotic resistance

Probiotic drink could offer new way to combat antibiotic resistance
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Probiotic drink could offer new way to combat antibiotic resistance
Date:
15 January 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
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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 December 2019

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