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School of Geography and the Environment Review 2013/14

SoGE Review 2013/14

We are delighted to present our first SOGE Review of activities which highlights our research, activities and achievements over the 2013/14 academic year.
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Forthcoming Events

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Mapping Economies in Transformation - Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography
The School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford invites geographers, regional scientists, policy makers and researchers of related disciplines to participate in the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography to be held in Oxford on 19-23 August, 2015.
Registration now open
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Herbertson Lunch and Lectures - Oxford Alumni Weekend 2015
All SoGE alumni are invited to join us for our departmental programme at Meeting Minds, the Alumni Weekend in Oxford. School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford. Booking is now open.
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1st Global Conference on Stranded Assets and the Environment
The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment is inviting researchers and interested practitioners to a major academic conference on stranded assets and the environment. As the first international and interdisciplinary conference on the topic, we expect the event to lead to a special issue in a leading journal and result in new research projects, networks, and partnerships. Queen's College, Oxford.
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Allianz-Oxford Pensions Conference 2015: Navigating Pension Funds in Turbulent Times
Invited Seminar, 1-2 October 2015, Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Invitation only event.
Seminar
Fluvially-influenced sandscapes on some A-listed continents
Prof Stephen Tooth, Aberystwyth University. Sandscapes: Sediments, Landscapes, Changing Environments Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
"Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change" by Nicholas Stern
Book talk hosted by the Oxford Martin School and the Environmental Change Institute. Examination Schools, Oxford. Booking required
Seminar
Sand, Wind and Warts: Sandscape dynamics through the lens of a TLS
Dr Jo Nield, University of Southampton. Sandscapes: Sediments, Landscapes, Changing Environments Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
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Dune shape and orientation from laboratory to sandscape
Prof Clement Narteau, University of Paris. Sandscapes: Sediments, Landscapes, Changing Environments Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Sandscape histories: unravelling the secret lives of sand grains with OSL and IRSL dating
Prof Ed Rhodes, University of Sheffield. Sandscapes: Sediments, Landscapes, Changing Environments Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
Seminar
Speedy sandscapes: TED-style talks from current DPhil students
Various speakers. Sandscapes: Sediments, Landscapes, Changing Environments Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford

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Booking is now closed for the Department Open Day on Monday the 15 June 2015.

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Our Research Centres

In addition to world leading education and research in the School, we host three internationally recognised research centres and lead cross-university initiatives and collaborative networks.

  • Environmental Change Institute

    Environmental Change Institute

    The ECI is an interdisciplinary institute for research on the complex processes of global environmental change, the exploration of sustainable solutions, and the promotion of change for the better through partnership and education. Find out more

  • Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

    Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

    The SSEE is enabling business and governments to address the global energy, environment and sustainable development challenges of the 21st century. Find out more

  • Transport Studies Unit

    Transport Studies Unit

    The Transport Studies Unit seeks to advance innovative approaches to the study of 'transport futures' over time and space. Find out more

Our Research Networks

  • Oxford Networks for the Environment

    Oxford Networks for the Environment

    The Oxford Networks for the Environment mobilise the University's expertise to find solutions to the complex, converging challenges of energy, water, food security, climate change, and threats to biodiversity. Find out more