Research projects

Our department is home to a number of funded research projects.


Our current research projects include:

Lead staff member Research associates Project Funder
Prof Grant Bigg Jennifer Ross NW Atlantic iceberg season forecast Ocean Risk Initiative
Dr Mike Foden   Meat free day-to-day: Everyday transitions to reduced meat diets Leverhulme Trust
Dr Miguel Kanai Dr Janice Astbury

Breathe/Respirar: English version / versión en español

British Academy
Dr Ruth Little

Dr Judith Tsouvalis

Agri-Environmental Governance Post-Brexit ESRC
Dr Ophélie Véron Prof Jenny Pickerill Is the Alternative City a Just City? Geographies of Race, Class and Gender in Alternative Food Movements  
Prof Chris Clark Project team PALGLAC: Palaeoglaciological advances to understand Earth's ice sheets ERC
Dr Tom Pering   Degassing at Basaltic Volcanoes: The Multiple Vent Problem Royal Society

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