Environment Research News
Study shows dinosaurs had an exodus from Europe - 26 April 2016
Europe saw an exodus of dinosaurs from the continent in the Early Cretaceous period, scientists using ‘network theory’ to track their movements around the world have shown.
Jemma Rowlandson takes 3MT crown - 24 March 2016
CSCT PhD Jemma Rowlandson has won the University's 3MT competition.
£6.8 million grant to develop next-generation lithium batteries - 21 March 2016
A new research consortium involving Professor Saiful Islam (Chemistry) has been awarded £6.8 million by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to explore and develop next-generation lithium batteries.
Evolutionary leap from fins to legs was surprisingly simple - 08 March 2016
New research from our Milner Centre for Evolution reveals that the limbs of the earliest four-legged vertebrates, dating back more than 360 million years ago, were no more structurally diverse than the fins of their aquatic ancestors.
New research from our Milner Centre for Evolution highlights how El Niño could be responsible for the spread of certain waterborne diseases across Latin America.
Capitalise on life transitions to instil better environmental behaviours say researchers - 27 January 2016
House moves or a change of job provide an ideal 'window of opportunity' to promote more sustainable behaviours, according to a new psychology study.
Showcase highlights ‘tremendous impact’ of our early career researchers - 22 January 2016
Read about the impacts our early career researchers are making from this week's Vice-Chancellor Research Day.
Rare fossil of a horned dinosaur found from ‘lost continent’ - 30 November 2015
A rare fossil from eastern North America of a dog-sized beaked dinosaur has been identified by Dr Nick Longrich.
Locusts interact with several neighbours to swarm together - 06 November 2015
A new study published today from our mathematicians shines new light on how locusts swarm and interact.
Sharing food increases social networking in crows - 03 November 2015
An international team including scientists from our Department of Physics has studied social networks to understand how information might spread within and between groups of tool-using New Caledonian crows.