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29.05.20

Study investigates data needed to improve UK’s resilience to floods and droughts

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is leading a new 15-month study to scope the requirements for a national NERC floods and droughts research infrastructure.

22.05.20

UKCEH statement on COVID-19 business continuity

UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology statement on COVID-19 business continuity - 22 May 2020

20.05.20

Long-term monitoring sites are key to assessing impacts of COVID-19

The European Long-Term Ecosystem Research (eLTER) sites - some of which are operated by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology - will play a crucial role in assessing the impacts of COVID-19 on the essential benefits that the natural world brings to humans.

13.05.20

UKCEH supports UK’s emergency response to COVID-19

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has provided scientific expertise and donated PPE to support the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

01.05.20

New modelling system will transform UK air pollution research

A new project, led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, will develop a user-friendly UK emissions modelling system. It is being funded by a £1.15m grant from the Met Office as part of UKRI's Strategic Priority Fund Clean Air programme.

22.04.20

UKCEH targets major global challenges in new strategy

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has launched a new five-year research and innovation strategy , outlining its role in tackling the unprecedented global environmental challenges.

17.04.20

Pioneering project to reduce Monkey Fever deaths

Research carried out as part of the Monkey Fever Risk project, led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) and involving several institutes in India, has resulted in new ‘risk maps’ and an online tool to identify future disease hotspots. The study has been published in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

02.04.20

Easy-to-use app provides boost for European butterfly enthusiasts

A new Europe-wide, multilingual mobile phone app has been developed by partners in the European Butterfly Monitoring Scheme, including the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

30.03.20

New atlas shows changing distribution of Britain’s mammals

The Mammal Society and contributors including the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology have produced the Atlas of the Mammals of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which shows how the distribution of mammals has changed over the past 30 years.

25.03.20

UKCEH statement on COVID-19 business continuity

In light of the measures recently put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has now closed its sites in Bangor, Edinburgh, Lancaster and Wallingford.

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