Research areas

The School is home to several internationally renowned research areas and groups. It was ranked ninth in the UK for its world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) research in the 2014 Research Evaluation Framework (REF2014).

It is home to one of the 100 most cited scientists in the field (Thomson Reuters 2014).

One of our researchers was named as one of the 100 leading UK practising scientists in 2014.

Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Science
Our research covers a wide range of topics in atmospheric physics and chemistry, covering clouds and aerosols, radiative transfer, atmospheric pollution and atmospheric dynamics.
Atmospheric Science
Ecology and Evolution
Our researchers use a wide range of computer, laboratory and field-based techniques in seeking to understand how biological systems evolve, function and interact.
Molecular Environmental Science
Molecular Environmental Science
Based in the Williamson Research Centre for Molecular Science, our research focuses on molecular-level investigations of environmental processes.
Planetary and Earth Sciences
Planetary and Earth Science
We undertake fundamental research into earth, environmental and planetary science, utilising advanced analytical techniques, subsurface data and field studies.

Integrated Research

Researchers within the School of Earth and Environmental Science collaborate across research areas and with colleagues throughout the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Integrated research is central to the activities of these research groups:

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