Environmental Sciences research

Environmental Sciences research at the University of Birmingham focuses around some of the major science challenges posed by the environment such as air pollution and health, persistent organic pollutants, climate change, extreme weather events, climate resilience and the safety of chemicals and nanomaterials.

The University of Birmingham has established a significant research effort to tackle these global problems. Our scientists are at the cutting edge of the 21st-century technologies that are enabling this investigation and their applications to environmental sciences.

Two key areas are: