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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

Geography team wins first prize in annual O.R. and Analytics Student Team Competition

Description
A group of students from the University of Warwick, The University of Nottingham, and Cardiff University have won first place in a student team competition.
Date:
24 April 2017

Team secure £450,000 funding for research on the Red River Delta, Vietnam

Description
A new £450,000 research project investigating sustainable water management on the Red River Delta in Vietnam has recently been awarded UK and Vietnamese Collaborators under the Newton funding Scheme.
Date:
12 April 2017

Job vacancy for Assistant Professor in Economic Worlds

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

Geography academic continues investigations into climate change in eastern Australia

Description
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.
Date:
15 March 2017

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Upcoming events

Populism, Markets, Expertise: Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth

Date
04 May 2017 (09:30-18:30)
Location:
University of Warwick
Description
This conference aims to address issues of social-scientific expertise and claims for authority in the light of recent political events and the rise of populism in Europe, the US, and elsewhere.

PhD and Early Career Workshop on Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth

Date
05 May 2017 (09:30-14:00)
Location:
University of Warwick
Description
This workshop follows on from the conference on 'Populism, Markets, Expertise: Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth' and provides PhD students and early career scholars an opportunity to address these themes in smaller focused sessions.

Microplastics: Current methodologies for the isolation of microplastic pollution cannot account for all domestic microplastics

Date
08 May 2017 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Sir Clive Granger Building, Splint Laboratory, University Park
Description
Part of the School of Geography's Environment and Society research seminars.

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