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 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

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Latest news

School receives Athena Swan Silver Award

The School of Geography has received the Athena Swan Silver Award. We are one of only three schools of geography to receive the award.
08 May 2017

GODAN Farming Challenge 2017

A competition to find solutions for local farming in growing cities using open (agri & nutrition) data. Working towards the goal of zero hunger. Prize EUR 1,000
04 May 2017

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

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.
24 April 2017

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Upcoming events

Landscapes of Power: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium on Power and Place

19 June 2017 (09:00-18:00)
Trent Building, University of Nottingham
Landscapes of Power - The eleventh postgraduate workshop hosted by the Landscape, Space, Place, Research Group at the University of Nottingham

SMARTIES Entrepreneurship competition

14 August 2017 (09:00-21:00)
How can we help cities work together to be more sustainable, more livable and more resilient? The SMARTIES Entrepreneurship competition is your opportunity to create an application that serves some aspect of the OpenCitySmart design and uses NASA's open source virtual globe technology, Web World Wind. Prizes: 1st - £2500, 2nd - £1500, 3rd - £1000

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School of Geography

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University of Nottingham
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