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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Our experts are engaged in world-changing research, benefitting individuals, communities and the environment. 

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Latest news

07 July 2021

Breathing life into bone

An international team of scientists has used high-powered X-rays to show how an extinct dinosaur breathed.

23 June 2021

PhD students to contribute to future Rangers FC success

Four doctoral students at the University of Birmingham are working alongside the research team at Rangers Football Club, designing projects to enhance training and technical skills development at the club.

10 June 2021

Insecure immigration status and UK families

Research launched this week shines a light into the experiences of British citizens with parents or partners who have insecure immigration status in the UK.

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Research at the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (with Professor Alice Roberts)

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Institute for Mental Health Lunchtime Webinar with Dr Maria Dauvermann (Dec 2021)

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