Our geographers work at the cutting edge of research in human and physical geography, to address the key global challenges of our time.
Our human geographers are world leaders in research focusing on cities, space, culture and identity, aligned to the Research Centre for Applied Social Sciences, Sexualities and Gender research group and the Institute of Place Management.
Earth systems science
In earth systems science, our specialisms in past and present changes to the physical natural environment include natural geomorphic hazards and glaciology. Our specialisms are aligned to the Environmental Science Research Centre and Past, Present and Future Environmental Change research group.
Our expertise in urban change and resilience is at the interface between human systems and ecosystems, linking to the Environmental Science Research Centre, Urban Environments research group and the Research Centre for Applied Social Sciences.