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.

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Our 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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20 October 2021

New tool can identify harmful blue-green algae

A new way to detect early signs of harmful blue-green algae has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham together with researchers at the Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa.

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