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Welcome to Earth Sciences, an inspiring environment in which to learn everything about the evolution of life on Earth

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Interdisciplinary courses and field work provide students with exciting learning opportunities and the skills to succeed

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Our academics and researchers make crucial contributions to solving urgent global problems, working in a vibrant, dynamic environment.

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Your Planet Earth and the Bristol Dinosaur Project are just two initiatives that give the public access to our discoveries and teaching resources

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We are home to some of the world’s best research laboratories, encouraging excellence and originality

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World-leading researchers make our school one of the UK’s top four departments of its kind, internationally recognised for leadership in volcanology, environmental change and geochemistry.

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