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Leading the world in environmental research and teaching

The world is changing - through natural causes and the impact of human activity. These changes affect the whole of society and there is a growing need to understand them to provide advice and practical solutions to manage and mitigate their impact.

The Faculty of Environment is a world-leader in responding to global challenges with over 400 staff actively engaged in research and teaching across a wide range of topics, covering earth sciences, environmental science and sustainability, human and physical geography and transport planning. Our integrated programmes of study offer exciting opportunities to work alongside research leaders and to develop the skills and knowledge required by future decision-makers, industry leaders and informed global citizens.  

Take a look at how we might help you to meet your goals.

A warm welcome.

Andy Dougill,

Dean of Faculty

Staff and students celebrated for their awards and achievements

We believe that the quality of our research is second to none, so we're extremely proud that we regularly receive recognition for the excellent work that our students and staff members carry-out. Read More...

Faculty staff celebrated as 2015 Women of Achievement

To mark International Women's Day on Sunday 8th March 2015, the University has awarded 13 members of staff or students the title 'Woman of Achievement 2015'. Find out which Faculty members have achieved an external prize or award for their work. Read more.

Women of Achievement at the University of Leeds