Internal migration

By 2050, it is projected that 70% of the world's population will live in cities. 5.2 billion urban residents are expected in Asia and Africa. How is internal migration shaping these cities? 

The Geography of Conflict

This module introduces students to the topical issue of conflict, a concept that can be challenging to teach. A particular focus of the module is the extent to which conflict can influence, and be influenced by, geography

Natural resources

Introducing students to the global distribution of natural resources and the international relationships these resources generate

Are you eating, sleeping, drinking and teaching the World Cup? How does our consumption of the global game impact us and others around the world?

Geography Professor Allan Brimicombe from the University of East London is leading an impact study on behalf of the London Organising Committee of LOCOG and the IOC

Some countries and international organisations are changing the methods they use to measure and compare national wealth. Might the global development map need to be re-drawn as a result?

Why is the UK cutting aid to India and what is the connection between international aid and ‘soft power’?

A discussion of the issues facing South Sudan one year after independence, addressing questions nationhood, oil security and development

The UNICEF 2015 State of the World’s Children Report celebrates the new forms of appropriate technology that are being tried and tested in parts of world where children are most at risk from poverty and inequality

China and North Korea share a border. Both governed by socialist politics, they cooperate with one another politically and economically to create an important alliance in Northeast Asia

Through Cadbury we take a look at the issues surrounding the increasingly globalised ownership of big businesses

More recently there has been the recognition of a complex relationship between pastoral farmers in the developing world and the size of their herds

Investigating the aspect of the ethics of global trade – the treatment of agricultural workers at the other end of our food supply chain

Papaya: an exotic fruit. Grown in Jamaica. Eaten in the UK. However, all is not as it seems. How did that papaya come to your dinner table?

Geopolitics is defined as the relationship between power and the spaces of the world. At London 2012 there were 204 such spaces – the nations that competed

Inequality and its management

Global inequality is a growing problem with the divide between the world’s economic elite and the world’s poorest people getting ever larger

Are the survival strategies of manufacturing firms influenced by the cultural and political environments within which they are located?

Since 1995, Transparency International, an international non-government organisation, has been monitoring global corporate and political corruption in international development

Cornwall is experiencing a technological revolution with broadband speeds in many areas among the fastest in the UK

The recent revelation about horsemeat unknowingly making its way onto British plates has raised questions about where our food comes from and how exactly it reaches us

In a collaboration between the Nicaraguan government and Chinese industry, a new 300km canal is set to be dug linking the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans

New India

The purpose of this module is to explore what is often referred to in the media as ‘New India'

Russia's regions and roles

A compelling case can be made for studying Russia as part of KS3 geography. Quite simply, geography is the study of the world and Russia is the world’s largest country!

Who wants to be a billionaire

The richest one per cent of adults in the world own 40% of the world's wealth, and about half the world's population live on less than US$2 a day

Africa- a continent of contrasts

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the huge variation in geography that exists within the complex continent of Africa

The geography of my stuff

This unit of work focuses upon the interconnections and inter-relationships that link teenage consumers living in the UK with societies and environments overseas, where the goods they purchase are made

Global Trade

This module comprises six lessons or half a term's work, and focuses on global trade

Discovering megacities

By 2050 it is expected that 70% of the world population will live in urban areas. Find out more about the areas these people will live in - megacities

Globalisation of manufacturing in post-war Britain

Examining the processes by which the British were encouraged to become part of the geographies of manufacturing

Andhra Pradesh, India is set to get a new state capital; one which planners say will rival some of India’s most industrious and populous cities

Introducing metacities, mega-regions, smart cities, instant cities, technoscapes and other new types of settlement growth

The Millennium Development Goals were set in 2000 at a United Nations summit. The targets were ambitious, but realistic, and all had a deadline of 2015

The Millennium Development Goals were set in 2000 at a United Nations summit. The targets were ambitious, but realistic, and all had a deadline of 2015

Natural disasters and conflict

Hard-to-tackle geographical challenges continue to hinder the development of some of the world’s very poorest countries

What is globalisation?

Globalisation is the increasing connections between places and people across the planet, established through trade, politics and cultural exchanges, and helped by technology and transport

Gendered divisions in work and care

Dr Alice Evans is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Cambridge and she researches inequality, cities, and social change

Governance of the Oceans

Dr Kimberley Peters, Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Liverpool talks to us about the Governance of the Oceans

Migrants on the Margins

Professor Michael Collyer, a Reader in Geography at the University of Sussex talks to us about Migrants on the Margins

Comic books and alternative views of geopolitics

Dr Jason Dittmer, a Reader of Human Geography, University College London talks to us about comic books and alternative views of geopolitics

Inequality

Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva is Head of Oxfam GB research and co-author of Oxfam’s 2013 Report ‘Working for the Few’ which focuses on economic inequality

Production networks and trade

Shamel Azmeh is a Fellow at the Department of International Development at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a visiting fellow at Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester, and an associate lecturer at Lancaster Environment Centre at the University of Lancaster

ICT and development

Chris Foster is a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute which is part of the University of Oxford

Overfishing

Liam Carr, Senior Advisor to the Director of External Affairs, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Superpower geographies

Alasdair Pinkerton, Lecturer in Geography and Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London

Made in Britain

How can the UK adapt to manufacturing challenges in order to sustain economic growth and resilience?

Equalising education

Equalising education is not just about closing the education and skills gap between developed and developing countries but also about ensuring everyone has the right to a good education

Feeding the 9 billion

We will need 70% more food to be produced to cope with the massive expansion of urban living, the rise of the middle classes, climate change and resource scarcity

Global health in the 21st Century

Can societies strike a balance between combating pandemics, while maintaining the hopes of eradicating established diseases

Digital technology in Africa

Would overcoming Africa’s digital divide help tackle the more fundamental development gap?

Importing goods, exporting drought?

Some places increasingly suffer from low water supplies for indigenous people on account of agricultural and manufacturing activities serving people in distant societies

How and why the world’s population will stabilise at nine to 10 billion, and the concepts of ‘developed’ and ‘undeveloped’

While for many years it has commonly been seen as the world’s most failed and dangerous state, Somalia is also a country with a strong drive for resurrection throughout the coming years

Afghanistan - Moving stories

Afghanistan has a rich and complex history, a diverse cultural heritage, but has been and continues to be the centre of political, social and economic struggles

Brazil cityscapes - Rio de Janeiro

What images do you have of Brazil? Carnival, football and coffee? Did you know that Brazil is urban, that more than a dozen of its cities have more than a million residents

Global Systems and Global Governance

Written by Klaus Dodds, Professor of Geopolitics, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London

Conflict and peace

What is conflict and how does it impact sustainable development? This subject knowledge animation explores the global impact of violence and the promotion of peace and justice

Geography translates literally as 'earth-writing'. But 70% of the world is water. How have oceans shaped global development? Dr Kimberley Peters from the School of Environmental Scientists, University of Liverpool discusses