Meet the Department 3rd March 2021
It might seem odd to profile a white cis male for International Women’s Day but the fight for equality doesn’t just fall on the shoulders of women, it takes every member of society to stand up and advocate for equality. Many men are challenging the ‘norm’ and working to progress women’s rights and Giles Johnson is one of them.
Research and impact 18th February 2021
PhD student and President’s Doctoral Scholar Lingqian Xu’s research has revealed an association between consumption of arsenic-bearing rice and mortality due to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in England and Wales. Lingqian’s work is adding to the increasing evidence of detrimental health outcomes arising from what have previously been widely considered to be low levels of arsenic exposure.
Student experience 11th February 2021
Jasmine Vallabh is a Student Ambassador and currently in her second year of a BSc Environmental Science degree. As a student taking the Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology pathway within this degree programme, naturally, Jasmine has been considering the environmental impact of Covid-19 and shares her thoughts with us in this blog post.
Student experience 21st January 2021
Student Ambassador Olivia Heard relates an unusual experience in the great outdoors, which took place last year. As we turn to outdoor pursuits for exercise and recreation, Olivia shares her story to reiterate the importance of mountain safety.
Student experience 15th January 2021
Dr Paul Connolly shares content from our undergraduate Environmental Science field trip to Tenerife, showing us how this has been adapted for current virtual teaching and learning circumstances. Join us on the long walk to Arafo!
The next step 4th January 2021
We caught up with Verity Fitch, Exploration Geologist for De Grey Mining, to find out more about her student experience at UoM Earth and Environmental Sciences as well as striking gold with graduate job opportunities.
Welcome to EES 9th December 2020
Dr Greg Holland provides an overview of the Pollution and Environmental Processes Pathway of our undergraduate degree programmes in Environmental Science.
The next step 30th November 2020
From A levels to space exploration – Nat Curran and Fran McDonald discuss their experience at Manchester and how a love of lunar studies has led them to exciting careers with NASA and the European Space Agency.
Student experience 30th November 2020
Dr Neil Mitchell tells us how he has adapted a third year module for the blended learning format, and includes a taster lecture.
Student experience 18th November 2020
Considering the bright side of blended learning, Earth and Environmental Sciences undergraduate Emma Conway discusses how it has been possible to adapt to difficult circumstances so far.