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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Increased green space in prisons can reduce self-harm and violence

Increased green space in prisons can reduce self-harm and violence
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Prisons with more green space have lower levels of violence and self-harm, according to new research at the University of Birmingham and Utrecht University.
Date:
24 February 2021

Counterintuitive approach may improve eyewitness identification

Counterintuitive approach may improve eyewitness identification
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Experts have devised a novel approach to selecting photos for police line-ups that helps witnesses identify culprits more reliably.
Date:
16 February 2021

Recognition for Adriane Esquivel Muelbert

Recognition for Adriane Esquivel Muelbert
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Adriane Esquivel Muelbert has been named one of the 2020 Forests Young Investigators.
Date:
11 February 2021

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