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

Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures

The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures is an ambitious and innovative collaboration between the University of Sheffield and the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment.

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SIID strives for social and environmental justice in a prosperous world. We seek solutions through meaningful partnerships with diverse actors from policy, practice, civil society, business and universities.

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The Urban Institute

The Urban Institute is an international research centre at the University of Sheffield that examines how cities are responding to the challenges and opportunities of intensified urbanisation, technological innovation and resource constraint.

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Geography at Sheffield

Find out more about postgraduate study at the Department of Geography from our course director and current students.

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How to apply

Contact one of our academics to supervise your research and assist with your application. View guidance on writing and submitting your research proposal.

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Funding your PhD

View funding opportunities and fees. Funded projects and scholarships will appear here when they are available.

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