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


Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Environment Research Group is active. These topic labels come from the works of this organisation's members. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

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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Research Output 2000 2016

The use of hedgerows as flight paths by moths in intensive farmland landscapes

Coulthard, E., McCollin, D. & Littlemore, J., 2016, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 20, 2, p. 345–350

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
agricultural land
food plants

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
vascular plant
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
Passer domesticus
body size
United Kingdom