School of Geography

Welcome to the School of Geography

The School of Geography is a leading international centre for geographical scholarship.

The field of geography is very broad and we teach right across this spectrum, offering undergraduate, postgraduate taught, and postgraduate research courses, with subjects ranging from flooding to financial crises and areas of study from Italy to India.

Members of academic staff are leading international researchers in their specialist fields and this research activity underpins our teaching, ensuring that the latest developments are incorporated into our teaching programme.

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The School of Geography is ranked in the top 50 worldwide for geography according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

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Latest news

Job vacancy for Assistant Professor in Economic Worlds

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor in the School of Geography.
16 March 2017

Geography academic continues investigations into climate change in eastern Australia

Professor of Isotope Geosciences and Director of the Centre of Environmental Geochemistry, Melanie Leng, recently visited the University of Adelaide to discuss an ongoing initiative to investigate climate change in eastern Australia.
15 March 2017

Dr Martin Mahony to deliver public lecture on the Anthropocene in Kuala Lumpur

As a part of the Mindset public lecture series, Dr Martin Mahony will speak this week on 'Is this the 'Age of Humans'? Science, politics and culture in the Anthropocene'.
14 March 2017

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Upcoming events

Taking the Ocean's Temperature for the Last 4 Million Years: New Perspectives from the Pacific

30 March 2017 (13:00-14:30)
A1, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
School research seminar by Dr Erin McClymont, Department of Geography, University of Durham.

Bering Sea high latitude nutrient and CO2 upwelling since 1.5 Ma

05 April 2017 (13:00-14:00)
a45, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
Geosciences series seminar by Sev Kender (Senior Research fellow, School of Geography, University of Nottingham).

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Awards and affiliates

Athena Swan Bronze Award

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School of Geography

Sir Clive Granger Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559