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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College staff recognised for their ground-breaking academic work at University Founders' Awards

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Yesterday evening (12 July), staff, friends and supporters of the University joined together at the annual Chancellor's Dinner and Founders' Awards For Excellence, which recognises the very best academic work at the University.
Date:
13 July 2018

Institute for Mental Health back University report

Institute for Mental Health back University report
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A radical new Government Strategy focused on preventing, and not just treating, mental ill health in young people is required as a report by the University of Birmingham reveals today
Date:
02 July 2018

How are deadly genetic diseases inherited?

How are deadly genetic diseases inherited?
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A new study, jointly led by School of Biosciences Fellow, Dr Iain Johnston, has shed light on how deadly genetic diseases may be inherited
Date:
27 June 2018

Top 20 Article in Weather Magazine

Top 20 Article in Weather Magazine
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Research Fellow Emma Ferranti and Professor Lee Chapman's 2017 article was one of the most downloaded recent papers in the 12-months post online publication.
Date:
25 June 2018

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Staff and students in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham describe the opportunities available to undergraduates wishing to study paleontology.

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