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Job Opportunity for recent graduate – Agritech Water Cluster

The Agritech Water Cluster is a new collaboration between researchers at the UEA and business from the agritech and water sectors, led by Professor Kevin Hiscock from ENV. We are looking for a recent graduate with strong communication skills and an enthusiastic interest in the environment and knowledge of the water and agricultural sectors to help develop the project.   Full details here ...

NERC impact award

NERC impact award - deadline 16:00 Wednesday 10 September 2014.   http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/events/impact There are four award categories: Economic Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional economic benefit. Societal Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional social, cultural, public policy or service, health, environmental or quality of life benefits. International Impact Award Recognising research that has...

NERC impact award

NERC impact award - deadline 16:00 Wednesday 10 September 2014.   http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/events/impact There are four award categories: Economic Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional economic benefit. Societal Impact Award Recognising research that has achieved exceptional social, cultural, public policy or service, health, environmental or quality of life benefits. International Impact Award Recognising research that has...

Citizen scientists saving lives around deadly 'Throat of Fire' volcano

Citizen scientists are saving the lives of people living in the shadow of deadly volcanoes according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Read more.

Thetford timber used on UEA low carbon building

Thetford timber used on UEA low carbon building Bury Free Press (Web), 19/08/14 Sustainable Thetford timber is being used in the new Enterprise Centre being built at UEA. Link

Coastal erosion is a very real threat to some of Norfolk's most vulnerable communities.

Norfolk Magazine (Web), 18/08/14 Coastal erosion could have a massive impact on the Norfolk coastline and is a threat to vulnerable communities. Prof Julian Andrews (ENV) Link

Climate change will make some tropical regions wetter – then dry them out

Some parts of South America are projected to get wetter this century due to climate change, but then dry out again after 2100 as patterns of rainfall shift southwards – according to research involving the University of East Anglia.  Read our full press release at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/mac/comm/media/press/2014/July/regional-climate-change  

Poles Apart - Two icy environments two different extremes by Polar Explorer Anthony Jinman on 29 July 2014

University of East Anglia, Julian Study Centre, Lecture Theatre on 29th of July 2014 18.30-19.30 Public Talk, everyone welcome! Earlier this year Antony became the 12th Briton to have successfully completed both north and south poles after skiing 730 miles on his own to the South Pole. With 16 expeditions now under his belt into the polar environment, Antony brings his experience into schools through both visits and his work through online live learning. His...

Excellent Teaching in Science, Society and Sustainability

Dr Gill Seyfang’s innovative and creative approach to teaching environmental social science has been recognised with a prestigious University award. Dr Seyfang teaches ‘sustainable consumption’ within the School of Environmental Sciences at UEA, and focuses on how societies and modern lifestyles might adapt to become more environmentally and socially sustainable. She has pioneered an approach to teaching which incorporates theatrical semi-improvised performances to convey key debates in...

Mike Stonard speaks to Matthew Agarwala, Senior Research Associate on the Global Environment at UEA, about Natural Capital

Mike Stonard speaks to Matthew Agarwala, Senior Research Associate on the Global Enviroment at UEA, about Natural Capital http://futureradio.co.uk/podcast/2014/july/mike-stonard-speaks-matthew-agarwala-lead-researcher-natural-capital-study ENV researcher Matthew Agarwala speaks to Future Radio’s Mike Stonard about a recently release study of Natural Capital. Matthew is the lead researcher behind the study and is the Senior Research Associate for the Centre for Social and Economic...