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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

Neighbourhood place - identities through urban design
Prof Georgia Butina Watson, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes. Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities Seminars. Wharton Room, All Souls College, Oxford.
On the waterfront: experimentation, innovation and speculation in the financing of urban infrastructure
Prof Kevin Ward, University of Manchester. Transformations and Technological Natures Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Negative Emissions - Distilling the Hope from the Hype
Tim Kruger - James Martin Fellow, Oxford Geoengineering Programme. Oxford Energy Colloquia Series. SoGE, Oxford
University of Oxford Carbon Innovation Programme - Carbon Den
Join your colleagues, friends and mentors at this event to see teams present their projects and find out who will be awarded funding! University of Oxford Carbon Innovation Programme. Martin Woods Lecture Theatre, Oxford. Booking required.
Speedy sandscapes: TED-style talks from current DPhil students
Various speakers. Sandscapes: Sediments, Landscapes, Changing Environments Seminars. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford
Explorations in Food System Outcomes: food security, the environment and economy
Dr Rosemary Collier, Warwick University. IFSTAL Seminars. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford
COP21 Side Event: Metrics of progress towards net zero and the two degree goal - science for a safe climate
This event is open to UNFCCC Blue Zone badge holders only. Observer Room 4, Paris le Bourget exhibition centre.
Water Security 2015
This three-day conference convenes leading global thinkers and practitioners from government, enterprise, civil society and academia to advance and debate risk-based analysis of water security. Oxford Martin School and St Catherine's College, Oxford. Registration now open.
Making policies and markets benefit forest communities: participatory forest management in Ethiopia
Dr Mulugeta Lemenih, Regional Head of Forestry and Natural Resources Management, Farm Africa. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminars. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford

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The School is undertaking world-class interdisciplinary research, addressing societal and environmental problems, and advancing knowledge within an exciting research environment. Find out more

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