Research in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Our research centres around four research themes that cut across traditional discipline boundaries and respond to major research challenges.

Our research themes

  • Environmental health

    Applying chemical and physical principles to the study of environmental processes.

  • Earth sciences

    Expertise in plate tectonics, volcanic and magmatic processes, palaeobiology, and palaeoclimates.

  • Physical geography

    A supradisciplinary science base that uses cutting-edge field, laboratory and modelling approaches.

  • Human geography

    Working to understand how social practices and relations are conditioned by space and place.


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