We're a dynamic and vibrant international community of geographers, committed to tackling some of the biggest issues in our changing world.

New study shows Antarctic melting an important source of iron to coastal ecosystems

Research by Professor Andy Hodson and Dr Aga Nowak, published in Nature Communications, brings new insights to bear on our understanding of how Antarctic ice melt affects the southern ocean.

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Postgraduate Open Day - 28 April

Come to our open day and speak to our academic staff and students to learn more about our postgraduate degrees. Did you know we also have 100+ scholarship for Home and EU student available? Go to: www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/finance/sps

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Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships

We have over 100 scholarships available to fund talented new postgraduate students in 2017. Don't miss out. Find out if you're eligible for a scholarship worth £10,000. Government loans of up £10,280 are also available.

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Our courses allow you the freedom and flexibility to discover and understand our world. You'll be taught by leading academics that are specialists in their fields.

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World-class research

We are at the forefront of human and physical geography research with our internationally excellent and world-leading contribution been recognised in the results of REF 2014.

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Collaborations and partnerships

Working collaboratively with governmental agencies, policy makers, think tanks, charities, NGO’s and businesses across the globe we are committed to tackling some of the biggest social and environmental issues and problems.

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What our undergraduate geography students say - video
What our undergraduate geography students say - video
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Outstanding Early Career Impact Prize for outstanding impact on the economy and society
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