More than half of all tree species in the world’s most diverse forest - the Amazon - may be globally threatened, according to an international research project involving UEA. Read this full article at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/half-of-all-amazonian-tree-species-may-be-globally-threatened
Congratulations to Gill Malin who was recently appointed President of the British Phycological Society (BPS www.brphycsoc.org ). For those of you who read this as psychology you are not alone, google has this problem too! For the uninitiated phycology is the study of algae. The society has an international membership and, as one of the first phycological societies to be set up worldwide, an established and deserved reputation in the field. BPS has membership rates as low as £10 a...
Software developments which help us sequence data are making it an exciting time to study evolution. The inaugural lecture from Prof Cock Van Oosterhout on October 13 2015, explores the interactions between five evolutionary forces and how they generate the mind-boggling biodiversity of life on Earth. After all, ‘nothing in biology makes sense, except in the light of evolution’. Watch the video of this event at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PQD2zwiCFo
Global temperatures are set to reach 1˚C above pre-industrial levels for the first time – according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Met Office. To read this full story visit: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/world-temperature-set-to-reach-1-c-marker-for-first-time
A postgraduate student researching the habitability of distant planets has landed a dream job with NASA. Read this full article
The Southern Ocean has begun to absorb more atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) according to new research from an international team, including the University of East Anglia. Read this full article
The UEA community is deeply saddened by the unexpected death of their colleague and friend, Professor Roland von Glasow. Roland was a pillar in the School of Environmental Sciences. He recently conceived the Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (COAS) at UEA, unifying physical and biogeochemical sciences under one umbrella. His leadership in the School as director of COAS and joint sector head was precious and well appreciated by us all. Roland’s...
New research from the University of East Anglia reveals how bacteria could help protect the environment by ‘mopping up’ methane. Read this full article: https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/uea-research-shows-how-bacteria-could-combat-greenhouse-gas
A University of East Anglia (UEA) student will gain invaluable hands-on experience working with parks across the country after being appointed to a Junior Operations Officer role with the Land Trust. Callum James, who is currently studying Environment Science, earned a 12-month position with the national land management charity after impressing with his enthusiasm, environmental knowledge and relentless ambition to expand his learning. In his new role Callum will support the Land...
Prof Andrew Jordan (ENV) discusses international climate goals in the lead-up to the Paris Climate Change Conference. More information here
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