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.

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Our 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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New sequencing technology will help scientists decipher disease mechanisms

New sequencing technology will help scientists decipher disease mechanisms
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New technologies capable of sequencing single molecules in fine detail will help scientists better understand the mechanisms of rare nucleotides thought to play an important role in the progression of some diseases.
Date:
02 July 2020

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study.

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study.
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Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found.
Date:
01 July 2020

Does fossil study prove iconic sabretooth was really a 'pussycat'?

Does fossil study prove iconic sabretooth was really a 'pussycat'?
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Not all sabretooth cats were fearsome predators – some may have been scavengers using their teeth to rip open carcasses before extracting their prey's innards with a big tongue, according to a new study.
Date:
26 June 2020

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