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Academics and researchers at the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) published over 450 journal articles in 2018 but which papers got the world talking last year?

DPhil researcher Joseph Poore's paper in Science on 'Reducing food's environmental impacts through producers and consumers' captured the media's attention in 2018. The coverage his research received made the paper one of Carbon Brief's 'Top 10 climate papers in 2018', achieving the sixth highest altmetric score overall. This score provides an indicator of the attention the paper received, combining data from social media, news outlets, blogs and elsewhere.

Two SoGE scientists also topped the Clarivate Analytics list of 'Highly cited researchers 2018'. Both Professor Yadvinder Malhi (in the Environment/Ecology category) and Dr Janey Messina (in the cross-field category) were in the top 1% of researchers worldwide, achieving the highest number of citations in their research field in 2018.

Full listings of research papers to come out of the School of Geography and the Environment can be found online.

Every month, featured publications are displayed in the Marjorie Sweeting SCR within the department. To be in with a chance of having your research featured, members of the department should email with details of your publications, which will be added to our websites. All journal articles and conference proceedings must also be deposited in ORA (the Oxford Research Archive) on acceptance, in order to meet the Open Access requirements for eligibility for submission to the next REF. When you've had a journal article or conference paper accepted for publication, you need to Act on Acceptance - deposit the accepted manuscript into the University's repository ORA within 3 months of acceptance. list below.