Geography, geology and environment at Brighton

Students and lecturers at the farm entrance

Social and Cultural Geography field trip

Students from all of our geography degrees have the opportunity to take our second year module, Social & Cultural Geography. This module teaches students how we can use geography to understand some of the big social issues of the day. Thanks to the easing of lockdown restrictions, our Social & Cultural Geography students were recently…

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Join us for our summer open days

Get to know us at our summer online open days – from wherever you happen to be. We’re here to help and there will be loads to see and do. All of our events are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will…

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River researcher honoured with prestigious Royal Geographic Society Award

Professor Phil Ashworth has received the Cuthbert Peek Award for pioneering research that has boosted understanding of river dynamics and flooding worldwide. The Cuthbert Peek Award recognises those “advancing geographical knowledge of human impact on the environment through the application of contemporary methods, including those of earth observation and mapping”. It is one of a…

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Dr Ward in a field

Researcher provides vital input to major report on natural carbon capture

Dr Ray Ward’s work on how aquatic plants extract carbon from the environment provides a key strand of a new Natural England report into carbon sequestration. The large-scale report – entitled Carbon Storage and Sequestration by semi-natural habitats  – draws on research carried out by Dr Ward and recent Brighton PhD graduate Dr. Mariana Lima that explores carbon sequestration and…

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Subject explorer online event – 19 May

Join us to see what it is like to study geography and environment at university. Book your place now  Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students in the subject you are interested in. The event will have an introductory talk covering how the subject…

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Dominique’s journey from undergrad to postgrad study

Dominique Cuthill tells about her undergraduate experience and her placement. “I completed an undergraduate course in BSc Hons Environmental Science but am now doing an MSc Water and Environmental Management (part time) and currently in my first year.

Dr Nick McGlynn

Making LGBTQ Communities, Changing LGBTQ Spaces

Dr Nick McGlynn, Senior Lecturer in Geography here at the University of Brighton, recently gave an online lecture for the Geographical Association aimed at GCSE and A Level students (key stages 4 and 5) and their teachers. His lecture ‘Making LGBTQ Communities, Changing LGBTQ Spaces’ introduces students to geographic research about lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans,…

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Seeing life through a different lens

We caught up with Geography with Archaeology graduate Ahmet Uyar, who reflects on his time as a student at Brighton and how exploring some of our human geography modules in particular encouraged him to see life through a different lens. The course spoke to my fascination with humans, cultures and history – it was a…

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Events at Brighton

Start, progress or change your career with a postgraduate degree Explore your study opportunities, talk to our lecturers, researchers and students, and find out more about postgraduate study and research at Brighton at a virtual open event. Tune into subject talks, look around our facilities in a 360 tour, get the latest on scholarships and…

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scuppered boat

Scuppered dreams: A community action research project

Scuppered dreams: A community action research project to explore the impacts of microfibre pollutants from abandoned boats on marine environments This is exciting new project led by two Centre for Aquatic Environments researchers, Dr Corina Ciocan, Senior Lecturer in Marine Biology  and Dr Mary Gearey, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, is underway in 2021.

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