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. 

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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Police and law enforcement 'back-office' staff dealing with traumatic material need extra support when working from home

Police and law enforcement 'back-office' staff dealing with traumatic material need extra support when working from home
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Analytical and intelligence professionals working with traumatic material during the pandemic have reported feeling anxious, sad, lonely and exhausted and need additional support working from home.
Date:
25 January 2022

Could a volunteer 'buddy' scheme support older adults to get out and about more and improve their mobility?

Could a volunteer 'buddy' scheme support older adults to get out and about more and improve their mobility?
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A new study aimed at improving mobility in older adults is being launched in Stoke-on-Trent, led by scientists at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
24 January 2022

Air pollution significantly reduces pollination by confusing butterflies and bees

Air pollution significantly reduces pollination by confusing butterflies and bees
Description
Common air pollutants from both urban and rural environments may be reducing the pollinating abilities of insects by preventing them sniffing out the crops and wildflowers that depend on them, new research has shown.
Date:
21 January 2022

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