Environment and Society


Research within the theme is undertaken in a range of geographical contexts and at a variety of scales and can be divided into four broad sub-themes:

Image: A ‘high risk’ landslide zone in the informal settlements of Bogota, Colombia. See Fraser, A. 2017. The Missing Politics of Urban Vulnerability: The State and the Co-production of Climate Risk. Environment and Planning A. 49, 2835-2852. Photograph by Arabella Fraser.

landslide zone in the informal settlements of Bogota


  • NERC
  • ESRC
  • AHRC
  • Newton Fund 
  • British Academy
  • Leverhulme Foundation
  • Innovate UK 
  • Irish Research Council 
  • European Commission 
  • FAPESP (Sao Paulo Research Federation)


  • Natural England
  • The Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers
  • Met Office 
  • Salmon and Trout Conservation UK 
  • Clean Rivers Trust 
  • Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust 
  • European Commission Joint Research Centre 
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council 
  • Central India Institute of Medical Science
  • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur
  • MAHAN Trust, Mahatma Gandhi Tribal Hospital
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Dhulikhel Hospital, Nepal
  • Kathmandu University 
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development


Environment and Society

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