The British Society for Geomorphology Annual Meeting 2019

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the British Society for Geomorphology (BSG) will be held at the University of Sheffield.

How to make a just food future: alternative foodways for a changing world

A friendly and interdisciplinary event for academics, practitioners and policymakers to imagine socially just food futures and reflect on the personal and collective pathways required to reach them. Organised by the Food Geographies Working Group.

Origins: how the Earth made us – Professor Lewis Dartnell

When we talk about human history, we tend to focus on great leaders, mass migration and decisive wars. But how has the Earth itself determined our destiny? How has our planet made us?

Lessons from a dark winter in the High Arctic - Alex Hibbert

Alex Hibbert is a world record holding polar traveller who has skied further on an unsupported Arctic journey than anyone in history. 

Trash talk: what a load of rubbish!

Themed presentation and networking evening taking a positive look at waste and recycling – what opportunities could reducing waste generate?

Veolia energy recovery facility - field visit

A walking tour of Veolia’s state-of-the-art recycling and energy recovery facility (RERF).

Rewilding in Nidderdale and the uplands – Paul Howard

Join us for a Question Time-style panel discussion involving academics, local landowners and farmers, as well as representatives from the RSPB and the Yorkshire Peat Partnership to discuss rewilding in Nidderdale and beyond.

Fieldwork skills for GCSE and A Level Geography teachers

This weekend course offers teachers the opportunity to improve their skills in providing high quality ‘first hand’ outdoor fieldwork and will focus on preparing students for the non-examined assessment (NEA) component of the A Level geography qualification.

Asylum seeking, research and hope - Dr Paul Hodge

Dr. Paul Hodge will give this guest lecture followed by a Q&A discussion. Joint event with the Department of Natural and Built Environment, Sheffield Hallam University.

Unlocking sustainable cities - Professor Paul Chatterton

Paul Chatterton will outline his new book Unlocking Sustainable Cities, and argue that this is a manifesto for real urban change.

Heart of Brazil – Sue Cunningham

Sue will discuss the lives of 48 indigenous tribal communities who live along the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon in this beautiful area of Brazil.


International conference exploring how geospatial science and research can unlock the power of data to enable decision-makers to tackle the most pressing global challenges.