04.07.19

Why Am I Celebrating LGBT STEM Day?

Dr Rhian Chapman writes about the importance of diversity in the workplace and some of the issues faced by LGBT+ people within science and beyond…Diversity is an essential aspect of research at CEH –...

21.06.19

Artificial Intelligence can enable better understanding of flora and fauna

Dr Tom August, a Computational Ecologist at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, discusses his work training computers to recognise different species and therefore help us to better understand the...

19.06.19

International negotiations on greenhouse gas emissions reporting go to the wire

Dr Amanda Thomson and Professor Chris Evans of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology were among hundreds of international scientists and government representatives who recently attended the 49th session...

10.06.19

Summer Soilstice Kickoff

Hot on the heels of a citizen science project that had hundreds of people placing air samplers on their window sills, Jenny Shelton, a PhD student with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and...

06.06.19

Strategy will help trees to survive climate change, pests and diseases

Dr Stephen Cavers of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is part of a team of UK experts that has drawn up a strategy for protecting the country’s forests. He explains its importance...A major step in...

22.05.19

CEH ecologist is honoured to help lead global study into invasive alien species

Invasive alien species were identified, in the recent landmark IPBES Global Assessment Report, as one of the top five causes of negative change in nature around the world. Professor Helen Roy of the...

16.05.19

CEH scientists receive Innovation Award for system forecasting surface water flooding and impact

Congratulations to our CEH colleagues Bob Moore and Steven Cole who were among the recipients of an Innovation Award for their work on a novel system for forecasting surface water flooding and impact...

08.05.19

Urgent action is needed to protect the natural world

Humans are threatening one million species across the world with extinction, according to a stark report by the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)...

20.03.19

Protection of unique forest is a big step for UK biodiversity

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has played a key role in an important milestone for the conservation of the UK’s native trees, explains Dr Stephen Cavers, an ecologist specialising in plant genetic...

18.03.19

On the track of soil carbon – in an ancient wood

In the third of our fieldwork updates from the SOC-D soil sampling team, the team are at work in Oxfordshire during some surprisingly warm weather…Spring has arrived at Wytham Woods, a little woodland...