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Celebrating Graduation in Manchester

On 22 November Professors Clare Warren, Mark Brandon and Richard Holliman, and Dr Barbara Kunz travelled to Manchester for an OU Graduation Ceremony. We were joined by Professor Dave Rothery from Physical Sciences.Open University staff celebrating the graduation of three PhD students, Eleni Wood, Stacy Phillips and Chris Malliband.

29th November 2022

EEES researcher to lead £800k project to improve global climate change predictions

An EEES researcher is leading a new Natural Environmental Research Council-funded project to improve our ability to predict climate change using cutting-edge analysis of fossilised algae molecules. 

15th November 2022

New book 'Deciphering Earth's History: the Practice of Stratigraphy'

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book Deciphering Earth's History: the Practice of Stratigraphy. The book is a practical guide to using the rock record to decipher the timing, rate and duration of events in Earth history.

11th November 2022

Professor Carlton Wood, our new Head of School

We have a new Head of School, and a new Professor in the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Open University. And they’re the same person.

Many congratulations Professor Carlton Wood (and good luck)!

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25th July 2022

Applications closed: Floodplain Meadows Partnership Research Associate

We are looking for a Research Associate to work within the Floodplain Meadows Partnership team in EEES. The post is fixed-term and part-time.

The postholder will join an established team of staff responsible for delivering the recently awarded ‘Flourishing Floodplains’ project in the Severn and Avon Vales in Gloucestershire.

12th October 2021

New research: exploring the reproductive complexity of plants

New research published in the high-profile journal Science has explored the reproductive complexity of plants.

 The researchers found that the reproductive complexity of plants increased in two separate pulses during the course of plant evolution.

21st September 2021

Applications closed: Lecturer in Environment and Sustainability

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

6th July 2021

Artificial reefs could restore sea urchin populations and coral reef

New research has found that strategically placed artificial reefs in the sea could be used to stimulate population recovery in a keystone species. This could help to restore coral reefs in the Caribbean.

The researchers are from the School of Environment Earth and Ecosystems in the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Drs Max Bodmer (previous an OU PhD student), Phil Wheeler, Pallavi Anand and Shannon Cameron (current OU student).

20th May 2021

New qualification: Single Honours Geology

BSc (Hons) Geology (R53)

Discover how our planet works and decipher the clues to its remarkable history. Read the record of past climates, volcanic eruptions, extinction events and the history of life, while exploring sustainable solutions to some key challenges for society.

19th May 2021

Changes in global rainfall in the past give future climate change insight

Open University (OU) researchers from the School of Environment Earth and Ecosystems in the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Drs Katrina Nilsson-Kerr (previous OU PhD student), Pallavi Anand (project lead) and Philip Holden, carried out an integrated data-model study to show that differences in the large-scale tropical rainfall pattern, including monsoon, are sensitive to climatic changes, thousands of years ago.

18th May 2021

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Celebrating Graduation in Manchester

On 22 November Professors Clare Warren, Mark Brandon and Richard Holliman, and Dr Barbara Kunz travelled to Manchester for an OU Graduation Ceremony.

29th November 2022

EEES researcher to lead £800k project to improve global climate change predictions

An EEES researcher is leading a new Natural Environmental Research Council-funded project to improve our ability to predict climate change using cutting-edge analysis of fossilised algae molecules. 

15th November 2022

New book 'Deciphering Earth's History: the Practice of Stratigraphy'

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book Deciphering Earth's History: the Practice of Stratigraphy.

11th November 2022
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