Biodiversity

Hi! I’m Caitlin Harris, one of the Biodiversity Ambassadors at the University. Living in the centre of a built-up city such as Leeds, I am always surprised to hear birds outside my window. As lockdown continues it can be easy to find ourselves lost in the digital world, essay writing,...

From cycle rides to climbing routes, we’ve got you covered for outdoor activities during the colder months. You can be as adventurous as you like and, if you’re looking for something more chilled, then read on to find out how you can be involved with monitoring the winter wildlife on...

Meet Beth, a Biodiversity  Ambassador, who is supporting a Leeds Living Lab project. Hi, my name is Beth and I’m one of the Biodiversity Ambassadors. This blog explains how I got into the role and what it actually involves. Going into my second year I knew I wanted to engage...

This summer I undertook an 8 week Research Experience Placement in the School of Earth and Environment. I was contributing to the i-Tree Leeds project by working out the economic value of the trees in St. George’s Field, located in the north side of the University of Leeds campus. St....

I was working with Cat Scott on my 4 week summer research placement- BBC Terrific Scientific: woodland resources and UK schools. My project involved analysing the data collected by children in their primary schools all across the UK during the BBC scheme in May. I used i-Tree (a software that...