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Department of Geography


Research projects in the Department

This is a global list of the 233 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.

Vital Geographies group

Geographies of agriculture, food and nutrition

Political ecologies and conservation

Demography, health and wellbeing

Animal geographies

Political Ecology

Infrastructural Geographies group

State formation between law, society and informality

Disputes over colonial-modern development policy

Austerity as Infrastructure

The material of city making

Infrastructures of urban nature

Geographies of Knowledge group

Polar Knowledges

Environmental knowledges

Knowledges for development

Biogeography and Biogeomorphology group


Ecosystem processes

Biophysical linkages

Complexity in social-ecological and environmental systems

Hazard resource dependency and social resilience

Climate and Environmental Dynamics group

Atmospheric processes

Past climate dynamics

Quaternary Palaeoenvironments


Terrestrial ecology, carbon, and climate

Glaciology and Glacial Geology group

Glaciology and Climate Change

Glacimarine Environments

Glacial Geology

Terrestrial cryosphere