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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Major environmental campaign includes help from the Institute of Forest Research

Major environmental campaign includes help from the Institute of Forest Research
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A major new campaign to protect the UK's oak trees includes help from BIFoR.
Date:
21 May 2018

Experimental Biology conference award for PhD student

Experimental Biology conference award for PhD student
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Jassim AlGhaith, PhD student within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences wins a Pre-Doctoral Research Award at the Experimental Biology 2018 Conference, California.
Date:
17 May 2018

Do insects get sick?

Do insects get sick?
Description
The answer is complex. Dr Scott Hayward gives his perspective on his recent research.
Date:
16 May 2018

Research shows endemic discrimination against fat people

Research shows endemic discrimination against fat people
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Angela Meadows, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology, recent article in The Conversation highlights her research around the prejudice and discrimination towards obese individuals,
Date:
10 May 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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