WIREs Climate Change - top-ranked journal. 1st July, 2020 . In the new Citescore journal rankings for 2019 from Scopus, WIREs Climate Change-- edited by Professor Mike Hulme - is the 2nd ranked journal in the subject area 'Geography, Planning and Development'. Its 2019 Citescore of 12.4 places it second behind Global Environmental Change in the 679 journals listed on Scopus in this subject area.
Nida Rehman BArch, SMarchS PhD candidate, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge. My PhD research examines historical relationships between water infrastructure, unintended ecologies and urban landscapes, focusing on how non-human actors like mosquitoes, water and invasive plants shape and are shaped by cultures of knowledge production and development across urban and global contexts.
This is a project of the Demography, health and wellbeing research theme, part of the Vital Geographies thematic research group, and The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure research group, part of the Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography thematic research group.. People. The following person in the Department is involved in this project:
Ed Kiely PhD student. I am a health geographer with interests in economic, cultural and feminist geographies, and social theory. My PhD research explores the relationship between austerity and the regulation of mental health in contemporary Britain.
Anika Nasra Haque. Anika is a human geographer broadly interested in Urban inequality. Her research is interdisciplinary and situated at the intersection of society, development and governance.
E-mail: bhaskar.vira @ geog.cam.ac.uk Tel: 01223 333393 Fax: 01223 333392 Address: Department of Geography Department of Geography University of Cambridge Downing Place Cambridge CB2 3EN; Twitter: @bhask286 Thematic research group: Prof Vira is a member of the Vital Geographies group. Current and recent research projects:
3 Map 1: Scheduled road carrier services to London in the late 17th century and early 18th centuries. Wet weather sometimes made roads impassable. To illustrate, Liverpool’s town council lamented the costs of bringing, “Coal(s) and merchandizes to this town
Lyn Boothman BA MSt PhD Affiliated Researcher, Faculty of History I work on issues of stability, mobility and kinship in the English past. My doctoral research used extensive records relating to Long Melford in Suffolk to investigate the 'stayers' or the immobile in the local population from the early modern period to 1861.
4 The progressive reduction in the volatility of mortality was not however accompanied by a rise in life expectancy. On the contrary there was a rise in ‘background’ mortality in the period 1600-
History of Chambers of Commerce. About; Chapters; Members of the earliest chambers; Small chambers; The author; This research by Professor Robert Bennett aims to give definitive historical analysis of chambers of commerce and other local business associations. It l inks with projects on the historical role of business associations and how the geography of membership of associations has adapted ...
From the preface: The largest volcanic salvo of the last century took place in a remote part of the Alaska Peninsula in 1912. The eruption of Mount Katmai expelled around 28 cubic kilometres (nearly seven cubic miles) of ash and pumice, projecting roughly two-thirds of it into the air and the remaining third as ground-hugging hurricanes of dust and rock.
E-mail: aha29 @ cam.ac.uk Tel: 01223 333499 Fax: 01223 333392 Address: Department of Geography Department of Geography University of Cambridge Downing Place Cambridge CB2 3EN; Thematic research group: Prof Amin is a member of the Infrastructural Geographies group. Current and recent research projects:
Matthew Gandy Professor of Cultural and Historical Geography and Fellow of King's College Biography. Matthew was born in Islington, North London. He is a cultural, urban, and environmental geographer with particular interests in landscape, infrastructure, and more recently bio-diversity.The historical scope of his work extends from the middle decades of the nineteenth century to the recent past.
The Political Economy of Water Security, Ecosystem Services and Livelihoods in the Western Himalayas. This project aims to study the ways in which small towns in hill and mountain regions of South Asia depend on springs, streams and rivers in their surrounding catchments for the supply of water.
Preparatory reading for Geography at Cambridge. Due to the broad nature of Geography we don't issue a set reading list. Instead we encourage you to maintain a strong interest in those areas of geography that interest you, and to explore new issues and areas.
A T (Dick) Grove, MA Emeritus Fellow of Downing College Physical and human geography of Africa, climatic change and desertification. Landscape and environmental change in Mediterranean Europe.
Learning resources for sixth-formers. Do you want to find out more about climate change, sea level rise, evidence based policy-making, biodiversity or nature-society relations?
Physical Geography Laboratories Equipment . Balance - 2 or 3 decimal place, eg. in 1g, 10% accuracy = 0.1g, 1% accuracy = 0.01g, 0.1% accuracy = 0.001g
This is a project of The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure research group, and The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure research group, both part of the Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography thematic research group.. People. The following people in the Department are involved in this project:
E-mail: ulf.buentgen @ geog.cam.ac.uk Tel: 01223 760564 Fax: 01223 333392 Address: Department of Geography Department of Geography University of Cambridge Downing Place Cambridge CB2 3EN; Personal website: www.buentgen.com; Thematic research group: Prof Büntgen is a member of the Climate and Environmental Dynamics and Biogeography and Biogeomorphology groups. Current and recent research projects:
COVID-19 related information. 18th May, 2020 . The history of mortality, infectious diseases and long-term improvements to life expectancy is the focus of a major Wellcome funded project led by Richard Smith and Romola Davenport. Davenport and co-authors have recently published papers on: smallpox, the early history of public health from an evolutionary perspective and mortality and urbanisation.
You are in: Home » Research » Research projects » Controls on interglacial sedimentation Identification and subdivision of interglacial fluvial sequences The record of Quaternary interglacial periods in lowland Britain is full, but fragmentary.
Overview. The MPhil degree in Conservation Leadership is a full-time, 11-month, masters course, aimed at graduates of leadership potential with at least three years of relevant experience.
Societies, Markets, States. Members of the Societies, Markets, States group are broadly interested in how the traditional foci political and economic geography - the relationships between economies and markets, institutions of the state and practices of government - are challenged by the scale and complexity of contemporary processes that are highly uneven and profoundly geographical.
to the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834. Smith commented briefly on the period up to 1800 but the impact of the crisis is generally under-researched with regard to the elderly poor.
The process of applying to Cambridge starts a bit earlier than for some other universities, and there are a few extra steps, but it isn't complicated, and you shouldn't let this put you off applying.
MPhil in Anthropocene Studies A new 11-month course studying, exploring and critiquing the idea of The Anthropocene. This new MPhil in Anthropocene Studies from the Department of Geography commences in October 2020 and applications are now being accepted.
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Director of Studies Dr Charlotte Lemanski, Robinson College. What is a Director of Studies? It's one of those bizarre Cambridge labels that means little to those at other universities, but which is central to the unique Cambridge environment, providing students with a close and supportive relationship with their academic lecturers.
As past studies have shown (Steers et al., 1979; Figure 3), changes in storm surge magnitude and incidence are also likely to have consequences for coastal ecology and the population dynamics of littoral communities (e.g. Austin et al., 2001).Thus, for example, back-barrier marshes on the North Norfolk coast are likely to be threatened by the episodic landward migration of enclosing barriers ...
Current Project. Deepti started her PhD at the department of Geography under the supervision of Professor P.L. Gibbard and Dr D. Rust (Brunel University) in October 2005.. Her PhD project is entitled 'Structure and Geomorphology, SE Dinarides, Croatia'.
Geography Science Laboratories – an NUS Green Impact Platinum award winner 2017-18.. The award reflects dedication to positive environmental action. The awards programme helps reduce energy, water and general waste across the labs.
Corine Wood-Donnelly, MA PhD AFHEA Institute Associate. Researcher in Human Geography and International Relations with an interest in issues and models of maritime governance and state performances of sovereignty, especially in the Arctic.
Walking studies • Independent variables –Measures of the built environment: land use patterns, transport, urban design (Handy 2005) • Dependent variables: transport walking and leisure walking
Noam Obermeister MSc PhD student Noam's main areas of interest are in science-policy, environmental and climate politics, the history and sociology of science, bioethics and science communication.
Joanna Kusiak, PhD Junior Research Fellow in Urban Studies at King's College Biography Career. 2018- present: Junior Research Fellow in Urban Studies, King's College, Cambridge University.
Barry Floyd 1943/1947-1949. I first came up to Cambridge (Gonville & Caius College) from London in 1943, courtesy of the RAF. For six months we had lectures in the Geography Department in the mornings and military training with the University Air Squadron in the afternoons.
This was a project of the Demography, health and wellbeing research theme, part of the Vital Geographies thematic research group.. People. The following people in the Department were involved in this project: Prof Bob Haining; Dr Mike Bithell; Mr Philip Stickler (no longer in the Department); Ping Chan (no longer in the Department); Collaborators
You are in: Home » Research » Research projects » How Britain Became An Island How Britain Became An Island: The report. This was the third in the lecture series on Second Nature with Professor Phil Gibbard.The presentation was about how massive flooding caused the formation of the English Channel.. Britain, as everyone knows, is an island surrounded by a 'moat' of water that has ...