Press office news tagged 'school-of-geography-earth-and-environmental-sciences'
Research expedition aims to reveal hidden secrets of volcanic tsunamis
With funding from the Natural Environment Research Council, researchers from the University of Plymouth will spend several days on the Aeolian island of Stromboli this spring assessing the impacts of a volcanic eruption on July 3, 2019
Pre-election survey reveals young people’s opinions on climate change
Young people believe government and businesses have the biggest roles to play when it comes to tackling the global climate and nature emergencies, according to a new survey involving academics from the University of Plymouth.
Could dark carbon be concealing the true scale of ocean ‘dead zones’?
A study led by Dr Sabine Lengger, from the University of Plymouth, measured the stable isotopes of organic carbon in sediment cores taken from the ocean floor
Study calls for improved sanitation and the environmental management of pharmaceuticals in developing economies
New research led by the University of Plymouth suggests that failure to ensure the environmental sustainability of growing patient access to medicines in developing economies could increase the risk of adverse environmental impacts
University soil research earns success at inaugural Tech South West Awards
FABSOIL, for which the University of Plymouth is working with the world-famous Eden Project, is exploring how recycled and waste material could be transformed and then reused in agriculture and other sectors
Academic awarded prestigious fellowship to teach in New Zealand
University of Plymouth Professor of Transport Geography Jon Shaw will spend eight weeks in New Zealand during 2020 having been awarded an Erskine Fellowship by the University of Canterbury
Future rainfall could far outweigh current climate predictions, study suggests
The UK’s uplands could in future see significantly more annual rainfall than is currently being predicted in national climate models, according to new research by the University of Plymouth
University expert contributes to new BBC series Seven Worlds, One Planet
The University of Plymouth's Professor Iain Stewart acted as a scientific consultant on the BBC series Seven Worlds, One Planet, hosted by Sir David Attenborough and produced by the BBC’s Natural History Unit
Girls into Geoscience goes global at prestigious women in science event
Dr Sarah Boulton, Associate Professor in Active Neotectonics and Co-Founder of Girls in Geoscience at the University of Plymouth, will be speaking at the Dorothy Hill Women in Earth Sciences Symposium, being hosted by the University of Queensland
New book suggests governments need to maintain focus on transformative transport strategies
Transport Matters is the third book in a series produced by Iain Docherty, Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Stirling, and Jon Shaw, Professor of Transport Geography at the University of Plymouth.
Professor Iain Stewart backing new clean air campaign
Professor Iain Stewart has publicly backed E.ON's Clean Air campaign following the launch of their London installation, Lungs.
Scientists use 300 million-year-old rainwater to unpick the history of Western France
Areas of Brittany and Western France were previously mountainous and located close to the Equator, according to research led by the University of Plymouth