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MSc Air Pollution Management and Control

MSc Air Pollution Management and Control

My name is Nadzmie Zulkifli. I’m an international student from Malaysia. The course that I’m currently studying is the MSc in Air Pollution Control and Management. It is under the School of Geography and Chemical Engineering. The course is mainly about the causes and effect of air pollution, and about main strategies available to tackle …

MRes Environmental and Biological Nanoscience

MRes Environmental and Biological Nanoscience

Hello, my name is Éva Valsami-Jones, and I’m a Professor of Environmental Nanoscience. I’m also the course director for the MRes in Environmental and Biological Nanoscience. What’s unique about this programme is that we teach our students about the processes that occur within the nanoscale, but also their environmental and biological implications and this is …

Carbon Dioxide and the Greenhouse Effect

Carbon Dioxide and the Greenhouse Effect

In this experiment, we will show the role of carbon dioxide in the greenhouse effect. Carbon dioxide is one of the gases that absorbs Earth’s heat, or thermal radiation. In this experiment, we will show a carbon dioxide absorbing thermal radiation, and so mimic the greenhouse effect. So what is the greenhouse effect? Well, let’s …

Study Earth, Environment and Ecosystem Sciences with the OU

Study Earth, Environment and Ecosystem Sciences with the OU

Dr Julia Cooke The school of Environment Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, here at the Open University is packed with scientists who study environmental change over short and deep timescales including mountains and volcanoes, climate change, bio-geochemistry, ecology, microbes, Mars and more Dr Tom Argles and with researchers dedicated to studying how to teach their Science …

QUT Earth Sciences student testimony, Michael

QUT Earth Sciences student testimony, Michael

MICHAEL: G’day, I’m Michael. I study a Bachelor of Science at QUT, majoring in Earth Science. To me, earth science is about history. It’s about looking at the past and reading rocks like a book. It’s a way for you to be able to go anywhere in the world, and if there’s an outcrop you …

PhD Environmental Health and Risk Management

PhD Environmental Health and Risk Management

My name’s Zhe Tian. I’m a final year PhD student based in Environmental Risk and Health Management Department. My research is about identifying and quantify sources of air pollutants in urban area in China. I chose Birmingham University because we have a leading scientific group on air quality research. And another reason is Birmingham is …

MSc Public and Environmental Health Sciences

MSc Public and Environmental Health Sciences

My name is Dominic Bassah and I’m a Kenyan student studying MSc Public and Environment Health Sciences at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. The Public and Environmental Health Science course involves formal lectures as well as practical experience. So we have formal lectures usually between 9.30 and …