Geography Superheroes

All geographers have their own superhero powers - what would yours be?

39 Ways to Save the Planet

In partnership with BBC Radio Four, we present 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is exerting on the planet

A Search for Magic in the Landscape with Jini Reddy

Jini highlights the beauty of adventure, the joy of roaming and a whimsical natural Britain

Synergies between Core Maths and geography: a discussion with MEI, a consultant and the Society

The growing importance of mathematics within geography and how a greater awareness of mathematics is a good thing

A conversation with Francisca Rockey and Louis Smith Lassey from Black Geographers

A community interest company working to tackle the erasure of black people in geography

Jazmin Scarlett defines geoheritage, cultural heritage and dark heritage with case studies of the Soufrière Hills Volcano, La Soufrière, Vesuvius and Laacher See

The dark geocultural heritage of La Soufrière with Jazmin Scarlett

We talk to Jazmin Scarlett about her work on the dark geocultural heritage of La Soufrière, an active volcano on the island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Who is Polar Prem and what is the Seals from Space project?

Conservationist Prem Gill talks to us about his latest research project dubbed ‘Seals from Space’, and how you can make grime music from seal calls!

From geography to journalism with BBC presenter Chris Mason

We are joined by Chris Mason, BBC journalist and host for Brexitcast (now Newscast) and the BBC Radio 4 show Any Questions?

The beauty of Earth Observation in geography with Dr Fleur Visser

Dr Fleur Visser talks about Landsat, Aster and Sentinel data for Earth Observation in geography

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.

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.

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

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.

Hazards and Volcanic Gas Emissions

How do geographers research volcanoes? Dr Tom Pering explains in this podcast

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.

How do we talk about environmental risk?

We speak to Professor Esther Eidinow about the role future scenarios play in our perception of risk.

Urban transformation and belonging

When places change how do young people negotiate space to maintain their sense of home and belonging?

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 is creativity produced in the Caribbean?

In this podcast we're joined by Dr Pat Noxolo to discuss the ways in which Caribbean people deploy creative energy to live with the everyday effects of insecurity, poverty, inequality and violence

Victoria Ayodeji - Hackney to the University of Cambridge

Talking about her remarkable journey from Hackney to the University of Cambridge

Aaron Wyld on hypsometry and geomorphic evolution

Winner of the Marjorie Sweeting award, on hypsometry and geomorphic evolution

Geography now podcasts

Talking to geographers about the work that they’re doing and topics they’re passionate about

 

 

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