Researchers tackle increasing threat of tick-borne infections in UK
A new £2 million project will determine whether climate change and woodland expansion are likely to increase tick-borne infections such as Lyme disease in the UK. The new research is being led by the...
Major new global study into links between biodiversity, water, food and health
An international scientific assessment will put forward solutions to biodiversity loss that would also improve food security, water availability and human health. It is being co-chaired by Prof Paula...
UKCEH directors visit Ghana to discuss collaborations over key environmental challenges
Professor Mark Bailey, Executive Director of the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), and Professor Alan Jenkins, the Deputy Director, visited government departments and potential partners in...
Air pollution significantly reduces pollinator numbers and activity, new research shows
Common air pollutants may be reducing insect-provided pollination services by preventing bees and butterflies from sniffing out crops and flowers, new research suggests. The study is the first to...
New Science Director appointed
The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Doug Wilson as our new Science Director.
UKCEH is recruiting new environmental scientists
The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) is seeking over 20 new scientists to meet the rising demand for excellent and impactful environmental science. The newly recruited scientists will work on...
New science to support sustainable water resources management in India
A new book shows why and how emerging scientific knowledge and new technologies can support sustainable management and use of freshwater resources, aimed at water professionals and practitioners in...
Alarming decline in small mammals in the UK
A new study involving the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has found some small mammals that were once widespread across the UK are experiencing long-term declines.
UKCEH’s greenhouse gas monitoring station gets top data certification
Auchencorth Moss - the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology’s ecosystem observatory that monitors greenhouse gases - is the first such monitoring station in the UK to receive the Integrated Carbon...
UKCEH to roll out COVID-19 wastewater sampling technique in new AMR project
A new £1.25 million project, which will research the role of managing antibiotic use in combatting AMR transmission, will utilise the novel wastewater sampling technique UKCEH developed in response to...