Current and forthcoming news and events from with Environmental Sciences Current and forthcoming news and events from with Environmental Sciences

High-flying postgraduate lands dream job with NASA

A postgraduate student researching the habitability of distant planets has landed a dream job with NASA.   Read this full article

UEA research shows revived oceanic CO2 uptake

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

Professor Roland von Glasow

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...

UEA research shows how bacteria could combat greenhouse gas

New research from the University of East Anglia reveals how bacteria could help protect the environment by ‘mopping up’ methane.  Read this full article:

Environmental Science student Callum joins the Land Trust

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...

Can Climate action by business and mayors save the planet?

Prof Andrew Jordan (ENV) discusses international climate goals in the lead-up to the Paris Climate Change Conference. More information here

RRS James Cook Gears for Whittard Canyon Survey

ENV has supplied an underwater seaglider to take part in an expedition to the Atlantic to survey a giant deep-sea canyon, more information here.

Ford sees a definite future for homegrown rubber

According to ENV research, demand for natural rubber fuelled by the tyre industry is threatening protected parts of Southeast Asia. Read more here

Agrarian settlements drive severe tropical deforestation across the Amazon

Resettlement projects in the Amazon are driving severe tropical deforestation – according to new research from the University of East Anglia and Câmara dos Deputados (the Brazilian Lower House).  Read this full article

Girls Into Physics

On Tuesday 7th July 20 year 10 students from King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds took place in an activity day at UEA to learn more about Physics of the Environment.  Further pictures are on the ENV Facebook page: