Air quality can be better for active commuters than drivers, research shows
New Leicester research has found that people who commute by car can be subject to higher levels of harmful gases than those who walk or cycle to work.
Earth observation images reveal extent of ferocious forest fires in Siberia
Stunning satellite images depicting the recent gigantic infernos that devastated one of the coldest areas on the planet have been released to mark...
New research centre to study the impact of the environment on human health
The Centre for Environmental Health and Sustainability (CEHS) draws on experts from a wide variety of research backgrounds to investigate and...
Top 5 Leicester projects for a greener future
The G7 Summit gets underway in Cornwall today (Friday), where world leaders will gather to tackle global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic...
Leicester expert to chair Government committee in environmental health
An environmental health expert based at the University of Leicester has been appointed chair of a prominent Government scientific advisory committee.
‘Paradigm shift’ in ventilation needed to combat virus spread
Scientists from across fourteen different countries have today (Thursday) appealed to government for a ‘paradigm shift’ in improving indoor...
EarthSense enterprise receives Royal recognition
A specialist air quality enterprise borne out of University of Leicester expertise has been recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for...
New study calls for action on air pollution in Northern India
New research led by the University of Leicester calls for urgent action on open field burning to reduce the intensity of post-monsoon air...
Measuring the success of air quality interventions
A new paper examining the historic success of interventions to improve air quality and the resulting impact on better health and environmental...
Film shows ‘breathtaking’ emissions reductions during lockdown
Timelapse satellite imagery from the University of Leicester reveals startling reductions in air pollution.