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Department of Geography

 

Interdisciplinary research organisations

Interdisciplinary research organisations

As well as our thematic research groups, the Department supports a number of broader, interdisciplinary research organisations which work on a cross-group basis:


Research Institutes

Scott Polar Research Institute

Scott Polar Research Institute

The Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) is a well-known and long-established centre for research into both polar regions. SPRI investigates a range of issues in both the environmental sciences and social sciences of relevance to the Arctic and Antarctica.

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) promotes collaborative research on biodiversity conservation and its impacts.

Research Centres and Units

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (CAMPOP)

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (CAMPOP)

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (CAMPOP) is an interdisciplinary research group based in the Department of Geography and the Faculty of History.

Cambridge Coastal Research Unit (CCRU)

Cambridge Coastal Research Unit (CCRU)

The Cambridge Coastal Research Unit (CCRU) carries out fundamental research on coastal, estuarine and nearshore processes, landforms and ecosystems; environmental monitoring in the coastal zone; and research consultancies for both governmental and non-governmental agencies. In addition, it offers scientifically-informed advice on the sustainable management of coasts and coastal ecosystems.