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    Undergraduate Awards

    Lizzie Jewitt (BSc Environmental Science, 2017) has had her undergraduate work recognised by an international competition.

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    Latin American Volcanoes Research

    EPSRC have recently funded a Global Challenges Research Fund project, aimed at developing a network of volcanic gas monitoring personnel across Latin America.

  • Geographical Association Internship

    Internship opportunity at the Geographical Association for current students

  • Into the UV

    Rolex Institute grant for our two Rolex Laureates to fund impacts of ultraviolet radiation on human health.

  • New Head of Department

    The Department of Geography is delighted to announce Professor David Robinson as its incoming Head of Department.

  • British Academy Fellowship

    Professor Peter Jackson has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy

  • Soils Workshop

    An international workshop, funded by the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures, has brought together scholars studying soils from social science, arts and humanities, and natural science perspectives.

  • Department wins RGS Accreditation

    The Department of Geography has recently been awarded Royal Geographical Society accreditation for its undergraduate degree programmes.

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    Success for Geography in GLOSS Research Associate scheme

    This Summer, Dr Tom Pering and Rebecca England (a 2nd year BSc Geography student) will be conducting fieldwork on the slopes of Masaya – a volcano in Nicaragua.

    Categorised under: Research and Undergraduate study

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    Antarctic melting important iron source

    A new study shows that Antarctic melting is an important source of iron to coastal ecosystems

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    Activist Cartography and Data Visualization: On the Work of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project

    On Wednesday 22 February from 16:30-18:00pm, join us for a public talk by Erin McElroy, director of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, and doctoral candidate at University of California at Santa Cruz, along with discussants Beth Kamunge, doctoral researcher in human geography, and Alasdair Rae, Senior Lecturer in Urban Studies and Planning.

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  • Deborah Sporton

    Two University Senate Awards for Geography Academic

    Deborah Sporton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography, was recognised by the University of Sheffield Awards Scheme at the January Graduation ceremonies.

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  • Achieve More Final Year posters commended

    Three final-year undergraduates have been commended for the posters they produced as part of the University’s Achieve More Final Year (AMFY) initiative.

    Categorised under: Undergraduate study

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    Andrew McGonigle featured in National Geographic

    National Geographic have been running a series of pieces on the work of Rolex Award Laureates and National Geographic Explorers. Recently they have covered Andrew's work on the development and application of new techniques in volcano monitoring.

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    Geography research fellow wins Rolex Laureate award.

    Joseph Cook – a research fellow in the Department of Geography selected as one of the Rolex Young Laureate award winners for 2016.

    Categorised under: Research