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Petroleum Experts donates £1.9m worth of software licenses

30 January 2023

New software licenses for our 3D Seismic Lab

Cardiff academic joins UK Young Academy

16 January 2023

Dr Aiditee Mitra is one of the first members of the new UK Young Academy

Ancient landslides could help understand tsunami hazards

5 December 2022

Study reconstructs ancient oceans and hazards to understand devastating landslide-generated tsunamis

New eDNA project expands drinking water research

20 November 2022

New research project with United Utilities develops ongoing eDNA research

Weather affects our purchase decisions, study shows

1 November 2022

Short-term changes in the weather could help overcome the energy efficiency gap

Rising groundwater offers hope for drought-stricken East Africa

26 October 2022

New research indicates better groundwater supply management could hold the key to helping combat the impact of climate change in East Africa

Tackling gender inequality

14 October 2022

We have received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of institutional efforts to improve gender equality

Researcher assists Return Mission to Nepal

25 September 2022

Dr Diana Contreras contributes to the Return Mission to Nepal 2022

Meet the new Head of the School

20 September 2022

Dr Jenny Pike has been appointed the new Head of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

The challenges of global water security

31 August 2022

Get a taste of studying Water in a Changing World (MSc) in our free online course

Outside Tap

Scientists shine new light on household water inequality

8 August 2022

New findings seek to understand the important dynamics of inequality within sustainable development

Exploring the kinetics of the seismic cycle

20 June 2022

New research explores whether quartz cementation can facilitate fault healing

Scientists provide explanation for exceptional Tonga tsunami

13 June 2022

New mechanism describes how the tsunami travelled much further, much quicker and for much longer after the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted.

Scientists shine new light on role of Earth’s orbit in the fate of ancient ice sheets

26 May 2022

New findings answer long-standing question over the importance of summertime warmth in melting ice sheets

School celebrates strong research performance in REF 2021

12 May 2022

Results show that 100% of the School's research submission is world-leading or internationally excellent

Lecturer wins Global Challenges Teaching Award

6 May 2022

Dr Samantha Buzzard has been chosen as a recipient of the Global Challenges Teaching Award in the Climate Change category

Understanding the formation and evolution of blue-ice moraines

2 March 2022

The dynamic processes involved in blue-ice moraine formation open a deep window into the million-year history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

New research uses creative learning to improve disaster response

23 February 2022

New study provides insight into disaster emergency preparedness and response

Scientists identify geological ‘Goldilocks zone’ for the formation of metal ore deposits

31 January 2022

New research could lead to the targeted mining of metals that will be essential for our transition to a green economy

Urban greening ‘not a panacea’ for dealing with extreme weather, study finds

26 January 2022

New research suggests strategies such as green roofs and vegetated parks will not be able to mitigate heat waves and flooding at the same time