Membership reports

Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2015. The 2015 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...
The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential new future...
Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2014. The 2014 Report features comment from our Chair, Honorary Secretary and CEO. Read about...
The rising age of retirement means older workers as a proportion of the UK workforce will increase, yet those over 50 seeking work face many obstacles. The problem is often overlooked or ...

Environmental Science Sector Reports

The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. One of the most effective ways this can be...
This guide presents the current situation regarding parental leave and the statutory requirements for employers and acts as a best practice guide. The report provides recommendations for employers...
The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. Influencing the European Union is one of the best...
An updated version of our 2012 publication, the purpose of this document is to bring together a list of available funding streams for research, careers or projects in the environmental sciences. This...

Guidance

Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) have produced this guidance to ensure that air quality is adequately considered in the land-use...

Air quality professionals are frequently required to assess dust impacts from mineral sites, particularly as part of the planning process, and there is currently little government guidance on how...

Odour is an issue that air quality professionals are frequently required to assess, particularly in respect to planning. Odour impacts may be assessed when considering a planning application  for...

Emissions of dust to air can occur during the preparation of the land (e.g. demolition, land clearing, and earth moving), and during construction. Emissions can vary substantially from...

Forthcoming publications

Sustainable Development Goals

This issue of the environmental SCIENTIST will explore the role that science has to play in the successful delivery of the SDGs.
Due to be published in September 2017

Living Labs

This issue of the environmental SCIENTIST will highlight and provide case studies within the Living Laboratories concept, in which universities promote local sustainability by recruiting researchers to address environmental issues.
Due to be published in December 2017

Latest book review

Universities are facing increasing pressures to change the educational programmes they offer...

Who to contact

Michelle Reeve

Publications Officer

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