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Environment - 13.02.2019
MSc in Global Ecology and Conservation
A new master's degree from Cardiff University will train the next generation of scientists to tackle urgent global issues that are having significant impacts on wildlife and ecosystems around the world. The world is facing unprecedented challenges; from a growing human population and increased habitat loss, to plastic pollution and a changing climate.

Environment - 07.02.2019
Sunda clouded leopard under threat from habitat fragmentation
The Sunda clouded leopard in Sabah, Malaysia, is under threat from habitat fragmentation and a lack of forest connectivity, finds a study by Cardiff University and the Danau Girang Field Centre. In collaboration with Oxford University's WildCRU, the US Forest Service, and Sabah Wildlife Department, the team used a combination of field data and simulation modelling to map patterns of population connectivity for the clouded leopard species across Sabah.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.02.2019
New climate models suggest that future sea level rise could be much lower than previously feared
New climate models suggest that future sea level rise could be much lower than previously feared
Two papers published in Nature this week call into doubt recent predictions of imminent Antarctic ice sheet collapse. They are led by King's College London and Victoria University of Wellington, and involve colleagues from across the US, Canada, UK and Europe, including the University of Bristol. The first paper suggests that sustained collapse of Antarctic ice-cliffs into the ocean, caused by rising global temperatures and melting ice shelves, may not have a large impact on sea level rise.

Health - Environment - 04.02.2019

Pharmacology - Environment - 04.02.2019
£45m to train the next generation of global problem solvers
The University of Nottingham has won new funding for five centres that will train the brightest postgraduate researchers to tackle pressing global challenges, and keep the UK at the cutting edge of scientific research.

Administration - Environment - 31.01.2019
Who should foot the bill for energy transition costs?
The British public supports a transition to a low-carbon energy system, and is willing to shoulder some of the costs, on the condition that energy companies and government accept their fair share of responsibility, according to a study carried out by Cardiff University researchers.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.01.2019
Researchers share expertise to tackle global challenges
Researchers share expertise to tackle global challenges
Scientists from the University of Bristol will be sharing their expertise as part of two new £20 million UK Research and Innovation Global Research Hubs funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Environment - 24.01.2019
Water Research Institute launches its first MOOC
On Monday 4 February the Water Research Institute will be launching its first MOOC - ‘ The Challenge of Global Water Security '.

Environment - Business / Economics - 23.01.2019

Environment - 22.01.2019

Health - Environment - 22.01.2019
£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential
A long-term initiative championed by the UK Research and Innovation Council (UKRI ) could significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa's youth.

Environment - 17.01.2019
Researchers supporting world's largest air quality monitoring network in London
Researchers supporting world’s largest air quality monitoring network in London
Cambridge researchers are using their expertise in air quality sensors to support the new Breathe London project launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan earlier this week.

Environment - 11.01.2019
Wildfire research centre to launch with £10m from the Leverhulme Trust
Wildfire research centre to launch with £10m from the Leverhulme Trust
The funding will help improve prediction and management of wildfires globally through the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society.

Environment - Business / Economics - 09.01.2019

Health - Environment - 22.12.2018
6 times Imperial made you think in 2018
In 2018, Imperial researchers gave pause to many of us with their studies. From melting ice sheets to the mental health challenges of fieldwork, here are some of the Imperial stories which made us think in 2018. Sleeping giant In September, Imperial experts predicted that sustained Antarctic warming could melt the largest ice sheet on Earth.

Environment - 21.12.2018
Could future crops adapt to climate conditions?
A better understanding of how plant roots develop could open up the possibility of breeding new crops that are more adaptive to climate change, and in turn help with food security in the future. Researchers looking at the fundamental processes of plant development have identified a particular protein which controls how plant roots grow and adapt to soil conditions.

Environment - 19.12.2018
Does Santa need a passport?
We all know that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 18.12.2018

Environment - 17.12.2018
Brazil could save more species at half the cost with new forest restoration plan
A new approach to restoring Brazil's Atlantic Forest could triple biodiversity gains while reducing costs by US$28 billion.

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.12.2018
Grant of over £1m awarded to study impact of the loss of darkness on wildlife
A team of researchers at the University of Glasgow have been awarded a grant of over £1m to study the impact of the loss of the night on animals that are subjected to the increased light at night that occurs in urban areas throughout the world.

History / Archeology - Environment - 13.12.2018
Share your Temple Quarter story
Share your Temple Quarter story
Artists-in-residence for the University of Bristol's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus want to hear your stories about the Temple Quarter area ahead of the development of the new campus close to Temple Meads station.

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 06.12.2018
Drones work alongside humans in new Imperial-led Centre
Imperial and Materials Science Institute Empa have launched a centre for independent flying robots who will carry out building maintenance work.

Environment - 03.12.2018
Opinion: COP24: here's what must be agreed to keep warming at 1.5°C
Opinion: COP24: here’s what must be agreed to keep warming at 1.5°C
As the COP24 climate summit begins in Poland, Hugh Hunt from Cambridge's Department of Engineering outlines just what it will take to limit global warming to 1.5°C, as outlined in the 2015 Pari

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 28.11.2018
Imperial entrepreneur named Latin America Inventor of the Year
Imperial entrepreneur named Latin America Inventor of the Year
Inty Grønneberg, founder of ocean-cleaning startup Ichthion, has been named Latin America Inventor of the Year by MIT Technology Review.

Environment - Business / Economics - 28.11.2018

Environment - 28.11.2018
Scientist bringing Brazil’s biodiversity back from the brink up for impact award
Imperial scientist Dr Cristina Banks-Leite has been shortlisted for a NERC Impact Award for her work preserving Brazil's biodiversity.

Environment - 19.11.2018
Repowering wind farms for ’cheaper, green, energy’
With lowest cost green energy considered the future, understanding how to ‘repower' existing onshore wind farms supports the Scottish government and industry desire to generate affordable wind power in the future.

Environment - Electroengineering - 12.11.2018

Environment - 05.11.2018
Overwhelming public support for government action on unrecyclable packaging
A survey conducted by Cardiff University shows three quarters of people want the government to ensure products are recyclable and repairable, and almost 90 percent want all packaging to be recyclable.

Event - Environment - 01.11.2018
Malaysian Top Scientist Award for sustainable palm oil researcher
A leading chemical engineer at the University of Nottingham Malaysia has been named among the 2018 Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM).

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 30.10.2018
Launch of UofG energy strategy
The University of Glasgow has launched a new energy strategy to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions across an estate of 320 buildings ranging in age from the 19th to the 21st century.

Health - Environment - 25.10.2018
The far reach of primary health care
The far reach of primary health care
Imperial researchers have shown that more attention to primary health care could help to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.10.2018
Revolutionary urban farms aim to take crop growing underground
University of Nottingham academics are exploring a new concept for subterranean farms as an alternative approach to large scale crop production, improving food safety, yield and cost efficiency.

Environment - Business / Economics - 17.10.2018
Rewilding may be a risk worth taking for landowners after Brexit, say Sussex experts
Leaving the European Union could make rewilding an attractive option for landowners across the UK, according to a team of experts led by the University of Sussex.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 16.10.2018
First annual Green Great Britain Week launches at Imperial
First annual Green Great Britain Week launches at Imperial
"This week is to celebrate what we've done and to challenge ourselves to do more," said Minister of State for Energy & Clean Growth, Claire Perry.

Environment - 12.10.2018
Research featured heavily in major climate change report
Research featured heavily in major climate change report
University of Sussex research featured heavily in major climate change report Research by the University of Sussex has played in key role in the creation of a hugely significant new report on climate change. Work by a number of University of Sussex academics has been heavily cited in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of 1.5C global warming which was published on Monday.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 12.10.2018
’Smart strategies’ can reduce emissions and more, according to researchers
Leading academics at the University of Sussex have argued that the ‘transformative systemic change' called for in the IPCC SR15 report can not only be met, but can also help us tackle other global sustainability goals.

Environment - Administration - 11.10.2018

Environment - 10.10.2018
Uncertainty and constitutional dispute puts Green Brexit at risk
Brexit threatens to obscure the common environmental ambitions that unite the UK, according to a report. Professor Richard Cowell, of Cardiff University's School of Geography and Planning, is part of the Brexit and Environment network, which has spent the last year researching the implications of Brexit for environmental policy in a devolved United Kingdom.

Environment - 10.10.2018
Biodiversity vital for future of Wales
New measures being put in place to boost wildlife could be an effective means of Wales meeting its biodiversity objectives, experts have concluded.
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