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We are ranked 2nd in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2022 and 7th in the Complete University Guide

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2021 Research Excellence Framework Results are released

Our research contributed to multiple Units of Assessment in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, including Supporting Planning and Housing Policy Reform and the Transition Pathway Initative, and our staff were featured in four impact case studies, two in conjunction with the Grantham Research Institute.

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May 2022

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Geography academics influence Levelling Up Policy Paper

Research by a number of Geography and Environment academics has been cited in the Government's latest levelling up policy paper. The Levelling Up White Paper sets out how the UK will spread opportunities more equally across the country.

Academics cited include Prof Henry Overman, Prof Neil Lee, Prof Steve Gibbons, Prof Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Prof Michael Storper. 

April 2022

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#2 in the world for Geography

We're thrilled to retain our position as second in the world for Geography in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022! This is the fifth year in the row that the department has held this prestigious position.

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April 2022

 

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