Students from the Geography and Geology Department recently attended an international event around creative thinking and leadership.
We are delighted to announce that two academics within our department have received further recognition of their outstanding commitment to Geography and Geology.
Satellite imagery from the European Space Agency’s Sentinels mission is being exploited by researchers at Edge Hill University to explain seasonal trends in savannah vegetation.
Our new Department Administrative Manager, Lisa Burke has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
A group from Edge Hill University enjoyed the trip of a lifetime to the USA thanks to financial assistance from the Student Opportunity Fund.
GTA/PhD candidate Emma Readitt attended the NERC funded ‘Quaternary Palaeoecology short course’ last week in the Natural History Museum, London. Emma successfully obtained her place on the training course in December 2018 through a competitive application process. The course fully funded 15 students to travel to London, provided accommodation and to be trained by leading scholars in the palaeo field. Of the 15 students, 13 were NERC funded and given priority on the course. Emma obtained one of the two non-NERC funded slots which was notably competitive.
Pollution can have devastating consequences for nature and people. A recent study by Dan Knight (Geography Department, EHU) indicates that significant pollution can be found in relatively remote locations in Britain. Dan was recently granted the award of MRes for the programme of research entitled: ‘The influence of topography on pollution deposition in Snowdonia National […]
The University held their annual Excellence Scholarships Awards evening last week, Thursday 13th December 2018. A range of scholarships were awarded to recognise academic excellence and celebrate contributions to University life. Two students within the Geography Department received scholarships: Steven Walker (Year 3 – BSc (Hons) Geology with Physical Geography) Steven has been awarded a […]
Emma Readitt has been successful in obtaining a place on the NERC-funded Quaternary Palaeoenvironments short course, being held at the Natural History Museum, London, in February 2019 (w/c 4th February).
Newcastle student Lewis Winship is aiming to put his degree to good use in an ever-changing environment.