Geography, geology and environment at Brighton

Ecosystems are being degraded at an alarming rate

Professor Andrew Church, Professor of Geography and Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), was part of the global team of 50 environmental experts who launched four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services that cover the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Africa, as well as Europe and Central Asia  

“Natural Flood Management – Understanding the complex processes involved”

Testing piping and erosion processes in managed realignment sites through a newly designed apparatus – Dr Heidi Burgess and  Florence Van Vaerenbergh Managed realignment is a relatively new scheme of coastal defence, aiming to use natural environments to protect our coastlines and reduce the maintenance cost of hard defences. Research so far has focused on…

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Undergraduate Ellie’s research opportunity

Undergraduate Geography BSc (Hons) student Ellie Crabbe (currently on placement at GE Aviation) had the fantastic opportunity of joining lecturer Dr Annie Ockelford on a research trip to the Cascades National Park in America over the summer.

Jaide is going places with TFL

Graduate schemes are a fantastic way to enter the industry of your choice. Recent graduate Jaide Hartridge got in touch to let us know what she’s been up to since qualifying last year with a first-class degree in Environmental Sciences.

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Our Women of Impact web feature demonstrates how our academic staff are achieving great things, working on the complex challenges facing society, educating and inspiring the next generation and making an impact in…

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