Environmental Assessment and Management (EAM) is a key area of research and teaching in the School of Environmental Sciences. Associated activities are are carried out through the EAM Research Centre. Areas in which we are internationally recognised as a place of global excellence include strategic environmental assessment (SEA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), health in impact assessment (IA), sustainability appraisal (SA) and others. Furthermore, with regards to environmental management, we are known for our work on alternative flood risk management approaches.
Researchers (including PhDs, RAs and visiting staff) based in the Centre are coming from numerous countries, including Brazil, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, Iran, Nigeria, Azerbaijan, Saudi-Arabia, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, India and the UK.
We currently edit the Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management (JEAPM) in the Centre, one of the three main English EA journals globally. Furthermore, we offer an MSc in Environmental Assessment and Management, which is IEMA accredited and various PhD and MPhil research options.