From Antarctica to the Arctic, global warming to disaster risk reduction, Geography takes place at a truly global scale at Northumbria. Research in this department is focused in five groups: Cold and Palaeo Environments; Social and Cultural Geographies; Disasters, Development and Resilience; Geochemistry, Ecology, Climate and Conservation; and the Northumbrian Environmental Training and Research Centre. 

Prospective PhD students: Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD or MSc by research exist in all the areas identified above. Further information may be obtained from The Graduate School.

Visiting scholars: We welcome visiting academics - please contact Prof. Ben Brock

To access research outputs in this area and others, please visit Northumbria Research Link. You can also check out the Geography and Environment Science courses offered by Northumbria University.

Click each research area below to find out more about our work: