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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

RAE2008.  Research Assessment Exercise.

Recognised as carrying out world leading and internationally excellent research

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Leading the way in Earth observation research

The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded the University of Leeds 5 million to host and lead two national centres for studying the Earth from space. Read more.