Facing extreme temperatures, a constantly shifting landscape and the threat from predatory polar bears, polar scientist turned explorer, Felicity Aston and a team of ten novices from across Europe and the Middle East ski across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.
21 April 2020
Why did people in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries become fascinated by high mountains which had previously been regarded as desolate wastelands?
18 March 2020
Debate on the topic 'This house believes the Planning (listed building and conservation areas) Act 1990 preserves our past but denies our future'.
11 March 2020
A talk illustrated by stunning photographs and video footage of the ongoing ICEBERGS project led by Professor James Scourse in collaboration with the British Antarctic Survey and UK and Chilean university groups.
5 March 2020
The Earth's climate has always changed, but humans have, in the context of geological timescales, produced near instantaneous planetary-scale disruption.
Image credit: James Dyke
5 February 2020
Running marathons day after day, sleeping by the side of the road and presenting to remote schools. Ecologist and Ex-Exonian, Katharine will recount this world-first expedition and the people and wildlife she met along the way.
30 January 2020
To celebrate the Higher Education Research Group becoming the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd) we are hosting a two-day conference and workshop event at University of the West of England.
16 December 2019
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