On Wednesday 4 May 2022, Professor Nigel Maxted delivered his Inaugural Lecture – Doubling genetic diversity for crop improvement: practical steps towards global food security https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/biosciences/maxted-nigel.aspx

Professor Frank Uekötter, Professor of Environmental Humanities at the University of Birmingham, presents the latest in a series of Contemporary History Interventions. Professor Uekötter teaches on our postgraduate MA Contemporary History degree, designed to provide you with a solid grounding…

Professor Frank Uekötter, Professor of Environmental Humanities at the University of Birmingham, presents the latest in a series of Contemporary History Interventions. Professor Uekötter teaches on our postgraduate MA Contemporary History degree, designed to provide you with a solid grounding…

Recently, we have observed the impacts of climate change in real-time more than ever, and closer to home. Environmental activism is becoming key in climate change efforts, especially when robust governmental action is lacking, but what does it actually look…

Can solar save us?

November 2, 2021 PR Team

Developments in solar power are set to offer cheaper, better energy, reducing the impact of climate change, says Oxford solar expert, Professor Henry Snaith. The Binks Professor of Renewable Energy, who specialises in photovoltaic research, maintains that the move to…

With uncertainty over the impacts of climate change – and the need to prepare – it is essential to accurately understand the threats; for governments, populations and for investors. At the centre of this research is Jim Hall, Oxford Professor…

‘How can we meet our long-terms goals, when our short-term targets fall radically short of what is necessary?’ asks Professor Lavanya Rajamani, the international legal expert with first-hand experience of the complicated world of international climate negotiations. Oxford Professor Rajamani…

Expedition PORO-CLIM is a geophysical research survey taking place throughout May 2021. An international group of researchers (including a team from The University of Birmingham) are collecting data to investigate how the Earth’s climate has changed through time. Bringing together…