Aim and Scope

eGG is the e-journal for undergraduate research in Environment (e), Geography (G) and Geology (G) in the School of Environment and Technology at the University of Brighton. The primary aim of eGG is to motivate undergraduate students to produce innovative, high quality research by disseminating student work through publication.

Specifically, eGG aims to:

  • facilitate inquiry-based, research-led learning among undergraduate students, promoting higher student learning outcomes;
  • allow undergraduate students to pilot research writing skills in a supportive but rigorous environment of review;
  • enable undergraduate students to showcase and disseminate research projects in the style of standard peer-reviewed academic journal articles;
  • provide postgraduate students with an opportunity to gain valuable, sought-after experience in peer-reviewing, editorial roles and day-to-day management of an academic journal;
  • expose undergraduate and postgraduate students to the process of research scholarship and academic publication;
  • make high quality undergraduate student research accessible in the public domain;
  • develop undergraduate and postgraduate students’ transferable/key skills and ultimately enhance CVs, increasing student employability and academic careers.

eGG welcomes articles in all branches of Geography (Human and Physical) and Geology as well as Environmental Science, Earth and Ocean Sciences and Archaeology, which can be submitted by single or multiple authors. Review papers and book reviews will also be considered for publication. eGG prides itself on publishing the best undergraduate research in Environment, Geography and Geology.

Particular emphasis is placed on the publication of:

  • original and rigorous research;
  • research undertaken by individuals and groups as part of undergraduate degrees;
  • all aspects of Environmental, Geographical, and Geological thought, investigation and critical reflection;
  • research undertaken using a wide range of research approaches, designs and methodologies;
  • research that strictly adheres to the Author Guidelines.

All successful articles will be published electronically as eGG articles. Students wishing to discuss a possible submission to eGG are welcome to contact any member of the Editorial Board for further advice.