Research and Impact
We are a large department of human and physical geographers conducting world-leading research that addresses pressing social and environmental challenges.
Explore Our Current Research
Our research across human and physical geography addresses pressing global challenges through projects focused on delivering social and environmental benefits.
Affiliated Research Units
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Explore some of our recent outputs, from documentaries and talks to books, articles, and more.
DON'T TOUCH TARIQUÍA: The Resistance of Chiquiacá
Dr Penelope Anthias's new documentary on Bolivian women organising against oil and gas development in Tariquía National Reserve of Flora and Fauna
170 Years of Weather Data
Apart from the Radcliffe Observatory at Oxford, Durham University Observatory has the longest unbroken series of meteorological observations for any university in the UK.
Founded in 1928, the Department of Geography at Durham University is one of the leading centres of geographical research and education in the world.
Department of Geography
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