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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Locomotion Vault will help guide innovations in virtual reality locomotion

Locomotion Vault will help guide innovations in virtual reality locomotion
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Experts in virtual reality locomotion have developed a new resource that analyses all the different possibilities of locomotion currently available.
Date:
13 May 2021

University of Birmingham Academic Named in Royal Geographical Society Awards

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Dr Pat Noxolo named in Royal Geographical Society Awards
Date:
13 May 2021

Agents that target viral RNA could be the basis for next generation broad spectrum anti-viral drugs– new study

Agents that target viral RNA could be the basis for next generation broad spectrum anti-viral drugs– new study
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A new approach to tackling viruses by targeting the 'control centre' in viral RNA could lead to broad spectrum anti-viral drugs and provide a first line of defence against future pandemics, according to new research.
Date:
11 May 2021

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