We organise a range of meetings and events that bring geographers together with policy-makers, business leaders and other professionals to discuss some of the greatest challenges facing society today.
26 February 2019
Neil will offer a historical perspective on flooding in York.
This talk considers the colonisation of residential neighbourhoods by university students and some recent changes in student and developer behaviours which may help to curb the further expansion of studentified residential areas.
5 March 2019
One of the lead authors of the IPCC October 2018 report chapter on ‘Impacts on Natural and Human Systems’, Sally will speak on the impacts of 1.5°C of warming on coastal and marine areas, particularly in the South of England.
7 March 2019
With the majority of tropical deforestation taking place in small plots, rainforest protection depends on local communities. Cool Earth has pioneered a light touch model that puts local people in control.
19 March 2019
Danny Dorling discuss inequality and what Brexit teaches us about the British, while Klaus will be asking 'who owns the Arctic?'
20 March 2019
As nationalisation versus privatisation arguments re-emerge, Stephen will explore the rescaling of nuclear industry governance to draw wider lessons for contemporary Britain.
27 March 2019
Join Dr Claire Earlie, lecturer in coastal processes at Cardiff University, as she speaks about the UK villages lost to the sea.
9 April 2019
In this talk, Gill explores the challenges facing global and local stakeholders in dealing with disease in the developing world.
30 April 2019
NASA images of Pluto showed apparent dune formations, which weren’t believed possible. A team, led by geographers, solved this puzzle.
1 May 2019
Andy explores the use of marine radar and associated technologies for mapping shorelines and capturing data on coastal hydrodynamics, and how this can be used for planning for achieving coastal resilience.
2 May 2019
Paul Chatterton will outline his new book Unlocking Sustainable Cities, and argue that this is a manifesto for real urban change.
7 May 2019
Globally, 258 million people lived outside their country of birth in 2017. This talk discusses patterns of international migration and offers empirical evidence to bust common misconceptions about the impact of immigration on host countries.
16 May 2019
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.
22 May 2019
Professor Mike Hambrey will explore the evidence of climate change in Antarctica since its great ice sheet developed, drawing on geological evidence and ice core data.
30 May 2019
Themed presentation and networking evening taking a positive look at waste and recycling – what opportunities could reducing waste generate?
4 June 2019
Dr James Cooper provides an overview of how we monitor and predict catchment response, and analyses why catchments respond in different ways to storm events.
6 June 2019
Ceri Davies, from Natural Resources Wales, will speak on the topic of flooding. Joint event with Cardiff University School of Earth and Ocean Sciences.
14 June 2019
This talk examines the pace of retreat of the whole ice sheet, focusing on past environments in northwest England in order to provide an understanding of ice sheet dynamics up to 28,000 years ago.
20 June 2019
The perfect opportunity to find out about the latest geographical research while networking with over 1,800 delegates from around the world.
27 August 2019
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