Take a tour of our new £12.5 million state-of-the-art ​​building. Credit: Dave Rippin.

Take a tour of our new £12.5 million state-of-the-art ​​building

Environment and Geography


We are a leading centre for teaching and research on sustainable solutions to the world's environmental issues.

In 2015, we ranked as a QS World Top 100 department. Our staff are experts in a wide range of environmental and geographical disciplines and we are all committed to delivering a first-rate student experience.

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Professor Mark Hodson
Head of Department

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Collaboration to safeguard Europe's maritime heritage

Posted on Tuesday 24 July 2018

Researchers from the Environment Department are part of an international collaboration looking at how to safeguard Europe’s coastal and maritime cultural heritage amid environmental, political and economic upheaval.

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We conduct world-leading research on topics of global environmental importance. Our many strengths include:

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Environmental Sustainability and Resilience is one of the University's seven interdisciplinary research themes.