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

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

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

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Nature contact in prison

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

Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy

Top doctors release new guidance on how to stay fit and healthy
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The UK's top doctors are recommending over-65s take up dancing, bowls or even activities like tai chi to help stave off injury and illness in old age.
Date:
11 September 2019

Predatory bacteria attack initiation mechanism revealed in new study

Predatory bacteria attack initiation mechanism revealed in new study
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Scientists have unravelled the attack initiation mechanism used by so-called 'predatory bacteria', which are capable of invading and killing harmful bugs including E. coli or Salmonella.
Date:
09 September 2019

'Follow the leader' mentality a hallmark of gang rape

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Physically violent rapes by multiple perpetrators are most frequently carried out by groups in which a strong leader is able to influence the behaviour of followers, new research shows.
Date:
16 August 2019

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