Leeds Ecosystem, Atmosphere & Forest (LEAF) Centre

Category Archives: Research

Valuing the Trees of St George’s Field

October 13, 2017

By Abyed Chowdhury 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...READ ARTICLE

Terrific Scientific Placement

August 10, 2017

By Suzie Robinson 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...READ ARTICLE

Discovery of ‘hidden forests’ adds to global forest area

May 15, 2017

Scientists from the School of Geography are involved in a study that finds at least 9% more forest cover across the globe than was previously assumed. By using very high...READ ARTICLE

Terrific Scientific begins!

May 1, 2017

This May, primary school children around the UK will be leaving their classrooms behind to explore the trees in and around their school grounds, as part of the BBC’s Terrific...READ ARTICLE

Student placements with LEAF this summer!

February 13, 2017

We are currently advertising two paid opportunities for undergraduate students from the Faculty of Environment to work with us over the summer break. First or second year students in the...READ ARTICLE

How can we encourage use of the outdoors?

February 1, 2017

By Hannah Roberts (@hannah_eroberts) – University of Leeds Spending time outdoors in green spaces is beneficial for our physical and mental health and well-being. Research shows green space can encourage...READ ARTICLE