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 40 worldwide for geography according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016.

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Latest news

Job Vacancy for Chair Professor in Marine Environment at our Ningbo China Campus

The Chair Professor in Marine Environment will be based in School of Geographical Sciences and lead the Environmental Science theme.
18 November 2016

Recent graduate, Omar Clarke, wins dissertation competition

Congratulations Omar Clarke, who was the winner of this year's RGS-IBG Race, Culture and Equality Working Group dissertation competition.
20 October 2016

2016-2017 Language Centre module enrolment

Dates of Enrolment Sessions for Spring Semester modules:Monday 23 January:11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66 (Self Access Centre)Wednesday 25 January: 11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66Friday 27 January: 11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66
18 August 2016

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Upcoming events

Born in Prison: Justice Mapping and the African-American Prison Population

25 January 2017 (15:00-16:00)
Trent A35
January session for Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.

Land Use Management and the Planning System

26 January 2017 (13:00-14:30)
A39, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
School research seminar by Professor Paul Nathanail, 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