From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Dr Nathalie Gilbert
Blog
July 2017

The Lea Catchment is a tributary of the River Thames and London’s second river. Its source is in Luton before meandering its way through Hertfordshire and forming the boundary with Essex. Once the river flows under the M25 it changes in character from relatively natural to ...

Dr Jacqueline Hannam
Video
July 2017

Exploring how soil technology can help ensure a sustainable future in food production.


Land comprises a range of natural resources including soil and water that are under increasing demands from a growing human population. To avoid degradation, these natural assets require...

Michelle Reeve
Blog
June 2017

Our annual membership survey not only collects quantitative responses, but also gives members a chance to provide written feedback on our membership services.


Once we've summarised the numerical results (see our Membership Survey...

Dr Lesley Sloss
Video
June 2017

The recent advancement of power generation technology has provided a new opportunity for coal. Through the progression of new technologies increasing power generation efficiency, alongside the development of safe capture and storage of carbon dioxide reducing emissions, the concept of ‘clean...

Robert Ashcroft
Discussion paper
May 2017

Sooner than expected, the nation is returning to the polls. Backed by Parliament, Theresa May has called a General Election for the 8th June 2017, three years earlier than anticipated under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act.


We are therefore turning our attention to the parties’ manifestos,...

Sarah Legge
Article
May 2017

environmental SCIENTIST | Time for a new Clean Air Act? | April 2017


There have been many calls recently about the need for a new Clean Air Act (CAA), from a wide range of leading groups in the environment and public health fields. But are they all asking for the same...

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Getting to the heart of the issue

On these pages researchers, professionals and members of the IES team provide in depth analysis of news stories, topical issues and emerging science.

A wide range of analysis will appear on this page, but our main themes for 2017 will include:

  • Environmental policy after Brexit
  • The new IES strategy
  • Diversity & inclusion

​If you feel you can contribute to these themes, please get in touch.

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