Our changing Earth system
The Earth is changing at an unprecedented rate; our research looks at why, and how we can rise to the challenge of living in the Anthropocene.
The environment's effect on human health
Pollution, town planning, and climate all have an effect on our health. Find out more about how we tackle this.
Food and agriculture
The production, supply and consumption of food is intrinsically linked to human health and well-being. We look at sustainable food production and its impact upon the environment.
Managing water resources
This theme brings together our experts who look at improving our understanding, prediction, and management of the water cycle.