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24.11.20

New citizen science app will support regeneration of UK’s sand dunes

The Dynamic Dunescapes app developed by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will enable citizen scientists to monitor the impacts of climate change and invasive species on sand dunes, as well as the success of restoration measures

20.11.20

UKCEH scientists are among world’s most influential researchers

Four scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have been named on the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.

19.11.20

Scientists investigate greenhouse gas emissions from degraded peatlands

Peatlands across eastern England will be monitored for carbon emissions as part of a three-year project led by the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, with funding from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strate

11.11.20

Funding boost for training of environmental scientists

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is one of the institutes that will be involved in a new ecotoxicology PhD programme.

28.10.20

Biodiversity indicators measure how UK species are faring

Analyses of species trends by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have significantly contributed to the UK Biodiversity Indicators 2020.

22.10.20

Wastewater analysis will track spread of coronavirus in schools

A new £2.4 million project will examine the feasibility of using secondary schools wastewater in England as a non-intrusive means of coronavirus infection surveillance. TERM is being led by Middlesex University and also involves the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH).

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.

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