School of Geography


The School of Geography is committed to high-quality research and knowledge transfer, and we have a strong culture of interdisciplinary and collaborative research.

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Our work generates high-impact research which informs government public policy, private enterprise and third sector organisations, as well as inter-government organisations. We collaborate with leading organisations in the private and public sectors, ensuring our research has important and beneficial applications and impacts for society.

Our community is organised into four research themes and three collaborative research hubs that reflect and shape research strategy and we pride ourselves on a strong collegiate research culture.


Research themes

Our research community is organised into four research themes that reflect and shape research strategy across the University's campuses in Nottingham, China and Malaysia.

Stephanie Coen

Inspiring people

Stephanie Coen is an Assistant Professor and critical health geographer with an overarching concern for how everyday social and material contexts matter for health and health equity.


Research hubs

The School of Geography's Collaborative Research Hubs are engaged in world-leading interdisciplinary research that seeks to answer some of the most pressing issues faced by societies across the globe.


Research events

Lumps, bumps and dirt: using glacial landforms and sediments to reconstruct glacier dynamics

08 December 2021 (13:00-14:00)
With Ben Chandler, University of Nottingham. Part of the Geosciences Seminar Series.

The Good Life Goals: Do They Have Traction in the UK?

09 December 2021 (12:30-13:30)
With Steve Martin, Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham. Part of the Environment and Society Seminar Series.
In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 75% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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Society impact studies

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Black History Month: reflecting on Roots/Routes

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Improving the quality and professionalism of civil servants and strengthening democracy

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Empowering vulnerable communities to fight Covid-19: the case of Zimbabwe

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School of Geography

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University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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