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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Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions
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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £1.6M by the Natural Environment Research Council to lead a project investigating shipping emissions in the Arctic and North Atlantic atmosphere.
Date:
14 December 2018

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions

Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £1.6M by the Natural Environment Research Council to lead a project investigating shipping emissions in the Arctic and North Atlantic atmosphere.
Date:
13 December 2018

Innovative DNA recovery techniques could help victims catch rapists in Kenya

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"The self-administered DNA kits we're designing would make it possible to obtain valuable DNA evidence when there are no other means of doing so." Dr Heather Flowe, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, co-authors this piece for The Conversation
Date:
04 December 2018

Two GEES academics named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

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Professor Roy Harrison OBE FRS, and Professor Iseult Lynch PhD, MBA are amongst the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe. Eight academics from Birmingham appear on this year's list.
Date:
30 November 2018

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