What we do
By harnessing and directing the expertise of our 600-strong academic community, we develop practical, interdisciplinary solutions that both improve how we live in our world and enable us to face the challenges arising from our interactions with the environment.
Our research themes
Our work is grouped into six research themes which focus on the major issues at the centre of the human-planetary relationship.
- Low carbon energy
- Food security
- Environmental change
- City futures
- Natural hazards and disaster risk
This report outlines our achievements of the last five years and sets the stage for the next five.