Global dust cycle

What is dust? How does it get into the atmosphere and shape our climate? Dr Rob Bryant from the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield joined us to discuss.

Plate tectonics and earthquake prediction

How do we predict earthquakes? They’re just like London buses, according to Rebecca Bell from Imperial College. In this podcast we discuss hazards, plate tectonics, and how they’re studied.

Global cities, gentrification and creative practices

Dr Oli Mould is lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London. His academic research focuses on urban creativity, activism and politics.

Sustainable urban communities and young people

We discuss young people’s experience of changing places with Dr Sophie Hadfield Hill and Professor Peter Kraftl.

Forests and the carbon cycle

In this podcast, we visit the University of Birmingham to speak to Professor of Atmospheric Science, Rob MacKenzie and Professor of Life Sciences, Jeremy Pritchard.

Ocean governance and political seas

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.

Ask the geographer podcasts

Keep your GCSE and A Level case studies up to date with the latest geographical research in our podcasts. Listen to the full collection here.

Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

In 2015 over one million people crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in search of safety and a better life. Find out their stories.

Why is the Weddell Sea important?

In this podcast with Professor Julian Dowdeswell, we discuss glaciers, ice-caps and the Weddell Sea Expedition. 

What is rural gentrification?

In this podcast, we discuss how TV and Media have constructed representations of rural life in Britain.

How does international aid work?

In this podcast we're joined by Dr Emma Mawdsley to discuss global development, and how international aid really works.

How is creativity produced in the Caribbean?

In this podcast we're joined by Dr Emma Mawdsley to discuss global development, and how international aid really works.