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Meet our graduates: Paul Clewett

Meet our graduates: Paul Clewett

Paul Clewett graduated from his MSc in Global Migration in 2014. Since then, he's gone on to work with think tanks, social enterprises and most recently his startup, Emani.

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UCL Research on Science and Nature covers

UCL Research on Science and Nature covers

Last weekend, research by academics from the Department appeared on the front covers of both Science and Nature.

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Climate and water security in Lesotho

Climate and water security in Lesotho

Professor Jonathan Holmes gives an update on the joint UCL-Wits University project linking water security to regional climate patterns through stable isotope analysis.

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Rocket launches more polluting than all other sources

Rocket launches more polluting than all other sources

A recent research paper by Dr Eloise Marais showed that the climate effect of soot from rocket launches is 400-500 times more damaging than earthbound sources.

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Discover the Map Library Project

Discover the Map Library Project

Down in the UCL Geography Map Library, a new world is opening up.

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Class of 1970-71 Reunion

Class of 1970-71 Reunion

The UCL Geography Class of 1970-71 visited the Department for their third reunion.

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Historic carbon credits are a time bomb

Historic carbon credits are a time bomb

Professor Mark Maslin speaks with BRINK News about the increasing reliance on carbon credits in meeting carbon reduction targets.

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Anson Mackay recognised twice at the UCL Inclusion Awards

Anson Mackay recognised twice at the UCL Inclusion Awards

Emeritus Professor Anson Mackay has won not once but twice at the UCL Inclusion Awards 2022.

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Three academic promotions in Geography

Three academic promotions in Geography

We're delighted to announce the promotion of three members of the UCL Department of Geography community.

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Speculative Worlds

Speculative Worlds

Researchers from across the UK came together last week for Speculative Worlds, a collaborative imagining lab.

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Three new PhD Studentships for Regional Futures

Three new PhD Studentships for Regional Futures

We're happy to announce the launch of three new PhD Studentships for the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant-funded project Regional Futures: Territorial politics of digitalisation-as-urbanisation in the global south.

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Conservation Conversations

Conservation Conversations

Last month, we teamed up with the Nature and Conservation Society for the 'Conservation Conversations: Past, Present, Future' conference

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Research Images Competition 2022

Research Images Competition 2022

The UCL Geography Research Images Competition 2022 showed the range of talent both academically and artistically across our community.

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GISRUK Prizes for UCL Geography Early Career Researchers

GISRUK Prizes for UCL Geography Early Career Researchers

Congratulations to UCL Geography PhD candidates Abigail Hill and Shunya Kimura for winning prizes at the GISRUK Conference last month.

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UCL Geography-linked poetry collection shortlisted for Ondaatje Prize

UCL Geography-linked poetry collection shortlisted for Ondaatje Prize

Poet Yousif M. Qasmiyeh's collection 'Writing the Camp' (Broken Sleep Books, 2021) was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature (RSL) 2022 Ondaatje Prize earlier this month.

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Battarbee Lecture 2022: Professor Anson Mackay

Battarbee Lecture 2022: Professor Anson Mackay

Professor Emeritus Anson Mackay gave the 2022 Battarbee Lecture on his research at Lake Baikal in Siberia to a sold-out audience yesterday evening.

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Remaking citizenship in Athens

Remaking citizenship in Athens

A new video discussion on citizenships in Athens was published on 12 January by the Onassis Centre in Greece, moderated by Tom Western of UCL Geography.

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Online exhibition launched by student collective Urban Miscellanea

Online exhibition launched by student collective Urban Miscellanea

“States of Apprehension” features contributions from UCL Geography students at all levels

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CDRC holds Masters Dissertation Scheme 2021 Awards

CDRC holds Masters Dissertation Scheme 2021 Awards

The nationwide awards featured recognition for UCL Geography student Lu Xia.

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PhD student Joshua Powell wins Capturing Ecology photography award

PhD student Joshua Powell wins Capturing Ecology photography award

UCL Geography’s Joshua Powell has won an award from the British Ecological Society as part of their Capturing Ecology 2021 photography competition.

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Professor Philip Lewis and Dr Qingling Wu present work at COP26

Professor Philip Lewis and Dr Qingling Wu present work at COP26

Prof Philip Lewis and Dr Qingling Wu have discussed their agricultural monitoring work in the “Earth Information Day - Perspective from UK Presidency” event at COP26

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Learning from Small Cities project to hold conference and public exhibition

Learning from Small Cities project to hold conference and public exhibition

‘(Re)thinking Smart, (Re)building Scale’ Conference will take place from 12-13 November 2021, accompanied by public exhibition open from 12 November- 10 December 2021

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Climate sacrifices undermined by space tourism, says Dr Eloise Marais

Climate sacrifices undermined by space tourism, says Dr Eloise Marais

UCL Geography’s Dr Eloise Marais has appeared on Sky News and Channel 4 to discuss the growing trend of space tourism and its implications for the climate.

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First year geographers explore London in department walking tours

First year geographers explore London in department walking tours

First year students at UCL Geography were given a chance to see London from a variety of new perspectives as the department ran a series of walking tours led by academic staff as part of induction week.

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Dr Russell Hitchings' new book - The Unsettling Outdoors: Environmental Estrangement in Everyday Life

Dr Russell Hitchings' new book - The Unsettling Outdoors: Environmental Estrangement in Everyday Life

Congratulations to Dr Russell Hitchings whose new book, The Unsettling Outdoors: Environmental Estrangement in Everyday Life, was recently published by Wiley as part of the RGS-IBG Book Series.

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New study explores population movement in first lockdown

New study explores population movement in first lockdown

Researchers from UCL Geography with the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) have published a new study that uses smartphone location data to explore activity patterns in Greater London during the first lockdown.

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How unstable is the pattern of ocean circulation?

How unstable is the pattern of ocean circulation?

David Thornalley advises caution over long-term trends

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Consumer data insights for housing policy

Consumer data insights for housing policy

UCL geographers demonstrate the value of new data sources

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