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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Birmingham students investigate climate change in Norway field trip

Birmingham students investigate climate change in Norway field trip
Description
Ecology students at the University of Birmingham have been witnessing climate change at first hand during a field trip to Finse, in Norway.
Date:
15 July 2019

New study unravels protection mechanism in bacteria

New study unravels protection mechanism in bacteria
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have shed fresh light on the mechanism used by certain types of bacteria to protect themselves against attack.
Date:
04 July 2019

Could a Mediterranean diet and exercise reduce dementia risk?

Could a Mediterranean diet and exercise reduce dementia risk?
Description
Birmingham researchers are searching for volunteers to take part in a new study to see if eating a Mediterranean-style diet and being more physically active could improve brain function and reduce dementia risk.
Date:
21 June 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 June 2019

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