A new UK Climate Information Service formed to address the climate emergency
The UK Earth Observation Climate Information Service (EOCIS) launched this week (7 March), led by the University of Leicester headquartered...
Fire and ice: the Antarctic volcanoes that hint at our climate future
Professor John Smellie, Honorary Professor in the School of Geology, Geography and the Environment, talks about his career and his love of the...
Forests recovering from logging act as a source of carbon
New study led by University of Leicester PhD student and Imperial College London researchers contradicts previous assumptions.
University of Leicester commits to reverse biodiversity decline through worldwide Nature Positive Universities Alliance
The University of Leicester has been announced as one of the founding members of the Nature Positive Universities Alliance, continuing its...
UK Government’s Earth Observation investment announcement highlights University of Leicester expertise
The University of Leicester’s near-thirty year track record in Earth Observation Science has been acknowledged by the UK Government as it...
Difficult Conversations: Mayor of Leicester to join expert panel to discuss making cities greener
The Mayor of Leicester will join a public Q&A alongside University of Leicester experts to explore the relationship between cities and nature.
£750,000 funding for seismic sensors at University of Leicester to shake up environmental science
A new, upgraded sensor array at the University of Leicester will allow scientists to monitor seismic activity in some of the world’s most...
Major grant and awards recognition for electronic waste recycling solution
An electronic waste-recycling process that’s kinder to the planet – and uses pioneering technology developed at the University of Leicester – has...
River researcher awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship
A Leicester expert in river systems has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to expand her research in the USA.
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.