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

Researchers receive £700k funding to assess glacier dust

A project to assess dust released from the massive glaciers of the Greenland ice sheet has recently received £700k of funding from the Natural Environment Research Council.
31 January 2017

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

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Upcoming events

Dead but still Dominant: Countering the Ghost of the Creative City

01 March 2017 (16:00-17:30)
a45, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
Economic Worlds seminar by Dr Oli Mould, Royal Holloway, University of London.

You Are Here: Geospatial Technology in the Public Domain

06 March 2017 (17:00-18:30)
A48, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
A seminar hosted by the Nottingham branch of the Geographical Association - School of Education and School of Geography

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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