Research that makes connections

Our world-class research, combining natural and social sciences, delivers the understanding needed to address the global environmental challenges that confront us all.

Research at the Environment Centre

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Dr Sue Ward at the warming and plant manipulation experiment at Moor House National Nature Reserve

The varying response of different moorland plants to warming shows vegetation type has a strong influence on the carbon sink affect of peatlands

Research at LEC

We build on our core disciplinary strengths to develop “connected environmental research” that builds effective collaborations across the natural and social sciences.

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Global challenges demand a global network of strategic partnerships that bring together the best environmental research from around the world.