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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High quality, specialist programmes underpinned by world-leading research.

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Our team of 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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Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast – new research

Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast – new research
Description
Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Date:
18 October 2019

New clinical research offers possibility of future rehabilitation for patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states

New clinical research offers possibility of future rehabilitation for patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states
Description
Non-invasive brain stimulation is to be trialed for the first time alongside advanced brain imaging techniques in patients who are minimally conscious or in a vegetative state.
Date:
18 October 2019

Modern gambling: we at Birmingham are contributing to a turning of the tide

Modern gambling: we at Birmingham are contributing to a turning of the tide
Description
Gambling is now a sizeable public health problem. The toll on the health of individuals, families, and communities is now becoming recognised thanks to the work at the University of Birmingham School of Psychology
Date:
17 October 2019

University success at UK-Korea Partnering Award 2019

University success at UK-Korea Partnering Award 2019
Description
Drs Sang-Hoon Yeo, Ned Jenkinson, Raymond Reynolds and Sam Lucas win UK-Korea Partnering Award 2019.
Date:
14 October 2019

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