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Department of Geography



Research projects in the Department

This is a global list of the 275 research projects being undertaken by members of the Department, listed by thematic research group and then by theme.

The list below includes archived projects. In due course, these will be listed separately.

Natures, Cultures, Knowledges group




Political Ecology

Population, Health and Histories group

Contemporary populations

Epidemics, crime and violence

Economy, policy and health in the 19th century

Historical geographies of the present

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure

Contested Political Economies group

Risk, institutions and socioeconomic change

Labour, markets and socioeconomic reproduction: mapping inequalities

The politics of citizenship, rights and exclusion

Geographies of difference: gender, race, ethnicity, age and class

Environmental Systems and Processes group

Atmospheric and volcanic processes

Terrestrial and coastal environments

Biogeochemical processes and ecology

Glacial and Quaternary Science group

Glaciers and Ice Sheets

Terrestrial cryosphere

Quaternary Palaeoenvironments