The Exploring Arctic Soundscapes project was initiated by Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study in 2020 to explore how a focus on sound could build new transdisciplinary methodologies for researching and communicating the complexities of Arctic and marine environments.*
On the 12 December 2015, 196 countries adopted the Paris Climate Agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) is to limit the increase in global average temperature.
Professor Gavin Bridge, from our Department of Geography, is joined by Gisa Weszkalnys, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at London School of Economics and Political Science, to give their thoughts on proposals by the UK government for new oil and gas licences.
We’re part of an international research team that has discovered an ancient landscape that has lain hidden beneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet for millions of years.
Research involving our Departments of Earth Sciences and Geography has revealed how an explosive volcanic eruption triggered the fastest underwater flows ever recorded and led to extensive damage of seafloor cables.
Professor Gavin Bridge from our Department of Geography is joined by Gisa Weszkalnys, Associate Professor of Anthropology at London School of Economics and Political Science, to give their thoughts on the announcement of the new Rosebank oil field 80 miles west of Shetland.
Congratulations to Matthew Fair, Winner of the 2023 Geography Undergraduate Photographic Competition!
Each year, undergraduate geography students submit photographs from dissertation research and fieldtrips to the annual photo competition. This years results are in and Matthew Fair has won!
The Department of Geography congratulates the five students whose dissertations received national recognition from specialty groups with the Royal Geographical Society.
Professor Gavin Bridge, from our Department of Geography, and Associate Professor Gisa Weszkalnys, from the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, explain what's at stake in Labour's plan for North Sea Oil and Gas.
Scientists – including one of Durham’s leading glaciologists - and several countries highly vulnerable to climate change have warned that key global temperature goals might be too high.
Tess Howard's dissertation research on the impacts of gendered sports clothing published in the journal Sport, Education, and Society and featured in The Guardian.