Biodiversity indicators measure how UK species are faring

Analyses of animal and plant species trends by scientists at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have significantly contributed to the UK Biodiversity Indicators 2020.The indicators...


Wastewater analysis will track spread of coronavirus in schools

A new £2.4 million study will examine the feasibility of using secondary schools' wastewater in England as a non-intrusive means of coronavirus infection surveillance.The project, TERM, is being led...


International expert on peatlands awarded MBE

An expert on carbon cycling and greenhouse gas emissions from land use has been awarded an MBE.


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 new research that will inform government policies...


Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself

Monitoring schemes to count pollinating insects could help save species and protect UK food security, and provide excellent value for money, researchers have found.The study led by the University of...


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...


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 air pollution.Dr Massimo Vieno’s visualisation of the...


Innovative digital projects boost environmental research

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


Key principles developed for assessing environmental risks of nanomaterials

A new study led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will enable researchers and regulators to better assess the potential risks that manmade nanomaterials may pose to the environment and...


UKCEH scientists honoured by British Ecological Society

Two distinguished scientists from the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) have received awards from the British Ecological Society (BES).Professor Helen Roy has been recognised for her public...