Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Environment Research Group (ERG) addresses important topics in the physical, biological and social sciences, within a global context of rapid environmental change and the need for sustainable solutions to support human wellbeing. Staff within this research group have a commitment to tackling important and significant questions in their fields, and to inform national and international policies. The results for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 indicate that a significant amount of the research published by members of the group was rated either 4* or 3*.

The Environment Research Group has research interests in six areas:

  • Degradation and urbanisation of landscapes
  • Flooding and water resources
  • Management of wastes and resources
  • Geomorphology and geology
  • Conservation of biodiversity
  • Radioactivity in the natural and built environment

 

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waste management Earth & Environmental Sciences
health care Earth & Environmental Sciences
pollinator Earth & Environmental Sciences
domestic waste Earth & Environmental Sciences
waste facility Earth & Environmental Sciences
phenology Agriculture & Biology
species richness Earth & Environmental Sciences
landfill Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Profiles

Photo of Margaret Bates

Margaret Bates

Person: Academic

19982020
Photo of Ruth Copeland-Phillips
20172019

Research Output 1998 2015

Change and causes of change in the vascular plant flora of Ireland: 1970–1999

McCollin, D. & Geraghty, E., 30 May 2015, In : Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. 115B, 1 2015

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
vascular plant
flora
atlas
sampling bias
agricultural intensification

Do British birds conform to Bergmann's and Allen's rules? An analysis of body size variation with latitude for four species

McCollin, D., Hodgson, J. & Crockett, R. G. M., 6 Jul 2015, In : Bird Study. 62, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Passer domesticus
body size
birds
United Kingdom
gender

Pushing back the baseline: a novel approach to detect long-term changes in terrestrial faunal abundance using historical qualitative descriptions

McCollin, D., Preece, R. & Sparks, T. H., 22 Dec 2015, In : European Journal of Ecology. 1, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
long-term change
bird
amber
Red List
range size

Activities 2001 2019

CONNECTIVITY IN AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPES; DO WE NEED MORE THAN A DEM?

Ian Foster (Speaker), John Boardman (Speaker), David Favis-Mortlock (Speaker)
9 Jul 2019

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

File

‘Capturing and transacting “value for students” in the Digital University: the Blockchain Educational Passport’

Cristina Devecchi (Speaker), Olinga Taeed (Speaker), Ali Al-Sherbaz (Speaker), Scott John Turner (Speaker), Nicholas Petford (Speaker)
3 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

File

Universities in transition: Managing knowledge and developing people through the use of 4th stage intellectual capital framework

Cristina Devecchi (Invited speaker), Nicholas Petford (Invited speaker)
14 Sep 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch