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Explosions! Rocks! Rainfall! Risk! Scientist in an adventure with volcanoes

View the video recording of Jenni Barclay’s inaugural lecture – Explosions! Rocks! Rainfall! Risk! Scientist in an adventure with volcanoes

Back Last year the warmest year on record without an El Niño

  Provisional figures for global average near-surface temperatures confirm that last year, 2017, was the warmest year on record without the influence of warming from El Niño. Read this full article at  http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/last-year-the-warmest-year-on-record-without-an-el-nino

Hear about studying Environmental Science

If you would like to find out more about what it is like to study Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia then hear Veronica's story about being a student here.  Veronica's story

Royal accolade for ground-breaking environmental science

Half a century of ground-breaking environmental science at UEA has been recognised by the Queen today. Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/royal-accolade-for-ground-breaking-environmental-science  

Geography degrees awarded RGS accreditation

ENV is delighted that our Geography degrees (BA and BSc) have been awarded accreditation from Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). “RGS accreditation is highly valued by graduate employers as well as by current and prospective students alike so we are really pleased that our degrees have been recognised,” said Dr Gill Seyfang, Course Director, BA Geography. The RGS accreditation scheme allows the university to receive an independent check that the knowledge, skills and other...

Record high CO2 emissions delay global peak

Global carbon emissions are on the rise again in 2017 after three years of little-to-no growth, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Global Carbon Project. Read this article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/record-high-co2-emissions-delay-global-peak

2017 likely to be the third warmest year on record

  2017 is likely to be one of the warmest years for global average surface temperature – according to research from the University of East Anglia.  Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/2017-likely-to-be-third-warmest-year-on-record  

Life on the Edge

New research from an international team including the University of East Anglia identifies the winners and losers of forest fragmentation. Read this full article at:  https://www.uea.ac.uk/about/-/life-on-the-edge

Amazonian hunters deplete wildlife but don't empty forests

Conservationists can be “cautiously optimistic” about the prospect of sustainable subsistence hunting by Amazonian communities – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Read this full article

ESRC SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships

The University of East Anglia invites applications for Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded studentship awards for the 2018-19 academic year. As a member of the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS), a social sciences focused research and doctoral training partnership (DTP) funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UEA will be offering fully-funded doctoral studentships over the next six years across 12 different training pathways. For Further...