Institute for Environmental Futures


COVID-19 National Core Study - Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration, part of the Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing Core study 2020-2022

CuBES Copper Basin Exploration Science 2020-2023

DigiGen - The Impact of the Digital Transformations on the Digital Generation

Enhancing UK Flood Resilience: Past Floods, Present Threats, Future Responses 2019-2022

East Pemba Maritime Heritage Project and Creating Pwani – a new maritime heritage space for Zanzibar

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council: East Pemba Maritime Heritage Project GCRF: £99,619; University of Leicester: £9,999
  • Project lead: Horton (Royal Agricultural Institute)
  • Co-lead: Laura Basell 

Exploiting biodiversity in Brachiaria and Panicum tropical forage grasses using genetics to improve livelihoods and sustainability

Flood and Flow: Place-Names and the Changing Hydrology of English and Welsh Rivers 2016-2018

  • Leverhulme Trust: £375,816; University of Leicester: £100,000
  • Project lead: Jones

Forests 2020, International Partnership Programme 2016-2020

  • UK Space Agency: £14,213,000; University of Leicester: £1,318,540
  • Project lead: Tipper
  • Co-lead: Professor Heiko Balzter

Grazing behaviour, urine composition and soil properties are key drivers of nitrous oxide emissions from livestock urine in the uplands 2015-2018

Hazards and benefits of the built environment; noise, indoor air and green space 2020-2025

Increasing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health in Disaster Prone Hard to Reach (H2R) Locations of Bangladesh 2022-2023

  • Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: £66,433.09; University of Leicester: £30,981.19
  • Project lead: Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett

Exploring the Feasibility and Value of a Regional Network for First Responders (RN4FR) to Reduce Avoidable Disaster Deaths in the Caribbean Region 2022

  • Knowledge Exchange, Impact and Proof of Concept Development Fund, CSSAH, University of Leicester: £14,676.79.00
  • Project lead: Dr Nibedita S. Ray-Bennett

Understanding the impact of climate change on drowning risk in Bangladesh and Tanzania 2021-2022

Life Changing Scholarships for Human Development 2020-2022

Met4Tech Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre 2021-2024

Personalised Space Technology Exercise Platform 2021-2023

Philippines Remediation of Mine Tailings (PROMT) 2021-2024

Programme Coordination Team, Landscape Decisions Programme 2019-2023

  • UK Research Innovation - Strategic Priorities Fund: £725,000; University of Leicester £725,000
  • Project lead: Professor Heiko Balzter

Pulses and Oilseeds Research Initiative

The Human Exposome Project: a toolbox for assessing and addressing the impact of environment on health 2020-2024

CongoPeat: past, present and future of the Congo basin peatlands, 2018-2023

Drought and peatland fires in Indonesian Borneo: Understanding drivers and impacts, 2020-2023 

Toward an accurate estimate of wasted peat GHG emissions in England, 2020-2022

Overcoming barriers to sustainable livelihoods and environments in smallholder agricultural systems on tropical peatland, 2017-2021 

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