School of Geography, Geology and the Environment


We aim to transform the understanding and methods of analysis of planet Earth and its inhabitants across time and space.

Our research in Earth and Environmental Sciences and Human Geography is internationally recognised at the highest levels. Much of our work is interdisciplinary, and addresses some of the most challenging fundamental and applied questions our society faces today. It is supported by state-of-the-art facilities and technical expertise, with substantial funding from a wide range of sources, including research councils, the government, charities and the EU.

Our research is organised into four themes:

Research centres

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