About usThe environmental science subject group has a forty-year track record of providing research, consultancy and graduates for the environmental sector. We offer PhD supervision and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships in marine geochemistry, pollution monitoring and water catchment management. We have well developed research and work placement links with the environmental sector and successful, professionally accredited programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have the largest number of international students within the faculty and collaborative research, expeditions and teaching partnerships with world leading universities and institutions in South East Asia.
Environmental science has received research and project grant income of over £2 million since 2008, with research focused around the monitoring of marine geochemistry, water quality and catchment management. Our research is used to underpin our teaching using state-of-the-art equipment in ISO accredited laboratories. The majority of the our staff are research active with submission to the latest REF (2013) in the Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences and the Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science Units of Assessment.