Geography and Environmental Studies

REF 2014

  • The Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF2014) results show significant success for Geography, with Northumbria ranked 30th among UK universities based on research power.

  • This is a result of our excellent publications, of which 55% are ranked world leading or internationally excellent.


Our researchers address the challenges of the world's natural environment, including issues such as climate change, poverty, wealth generation, migration and cultural diversity.

We Are Global

Living in the 21st Century, the world is getting smaller and becoming more connected every day. At Northumbria University we recognise and respond to this fast paced, dynamic world and are operating on a global scale more than ever before.