Understanding processes

Celebrating 25 years of research into global environmental change (1991-2016)

A community of 100 researchers and 60 students

And a global network over over 350 partners

Undertake graduate research on our doctoral programme

Over 50 postgraduate doctoral students are hosted by the ECI, on a diverse set of projects which are linked to our research themes. Find out more about joining the 200+ graduated DPhil students who have qualified through our programme.

Apply for our flagship MSc programme in environmental change and management

The ECI's flagship programme - and Oxford's most popular graduate science course - recruits 25 exceptional candidates each year for training and learning across the environment.

Become part of our Sustainability Internship Programme: Training Better Leaders

Our flagship Sustainability Internship Programme is now in its second year and open to enquiries from Oxford University students for placements in summer/autumn 2016.

Recent news

Celebrating 25 years of the Environmental Change Institute (1991-2016)

In 2016 we are celebrating our 25th anniversary with a programme of activities spread across the year. Find out more and save the dates.


Decarbonising Heat

  • Dr Nick Eyre, Co-Director of The Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy.
  • 5pm, 16 February 2016, Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford

COP21 Debrief - Part II

  • Panel discussion led by Profs Cameron Hepburn, Myles Allen and Gordon Clark. Will focus on the implications of Paris for investors and the financial community
  • 19 February, 1pm, Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford

More upcoming events..

The Environmental Change Institute

The ECI is Oxford University’s institute for interdisciplinary research into the many dimensions of global environmental change. With a network of 150 researchers and students we are well placed to better understand the global environment, find innovative solutions and act as an well respected intermediary for change.