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10.10.20

International expert on peatlands awarded MBE

Professor Chris Evans, a biogeochemist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

08.10.20

Local measures would provide best protection for habitats threatened by nitrogen pollution

Targeted local action would be the most effective way to protect UK nature conservation sites from atmospheric nitrogen pollution, according to a study led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) for the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).

08.10.20

Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself

Monitoring schemes to count pollinating insects provide excellent value for money, a study led by the University of Reading and the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has found.

02.10.20

UKRI is recruiting future leaders: Opportunities with UKCEH

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology welcomes expressions of interest from outstanding candidates who wish to apply for a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship (FLF) with UKCEH as their host organisation.

18.09.20

Artwork shows changes in air pollution during lockdown

A scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has contributed to a digital artwork showing the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on...

10.09.20

Innovative digital projects boost environmental research

New studies involving will explore how the latest digital technology, including the use of artificial intelligence (AI), can improve environmental monitoring and the accessibility of data.

02.09.20

Key principles developed for assessing environmental risks of nanomaterials

Ten key principles for assessing environmental risks of nanomaterials have been developed by a team of experts led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Their paper has been published in Nature Nanotechnology.

28.08.20

UKCEH scientists honoured by British Ecological Society

Professor Helen Roy and Dr David Odee, scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, have received awards from the British Ecological Society.

25.08.20

Citizen science event monitors impact of climate change on moths

People are urged to take part in Moth Night, which runs from 27-29 August 2020. The annual event is organised by Atropos, Butterfly Conservation and the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

21.08.20

Investigation into ecological impact of Chernobyl wildfires

A new project led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will investigate the impact of this year’s wildfires in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on wildlife. Chernobyl – a Radioactive Ecosystem on Fire (CHAR), is being funded by an Urgency Grant from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

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