19 June 2013
Hannah Tweddell, current student of the Environmental Policy and Management Msc course run by Geographical Sciences, has been commended along with Aisling Tierney, an intern in the Education Support Unit, for their work on Education in Sustainable Development. They received the Registrar's Award for Supporting Education in the Bristol Teaching Awards 2013.
13 June 2013
Professor Kelvyn Jones has received two prestigious awards in a single week. He has been elected Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales and received the Murchison award from the Royal Geographical Society.
10 June 2013
Flood risk is projected to increase in humid areas in Asia and Africa and decrease in most regions of Europe except the UK and northern France by the end of this century, according to a new model published today in Nature Climate Change.
7 June 2013
Wendy Larner has been elected Chair of the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers conference for 2014. The RGS-IBG annual international conference attracts over 1,200 geographers from around the world. The conference will be held at the Royal Geographical Society in London, and the theme is 'co-production'.
24 May 2013
Professor Paul Bates has received an award to accelerate the impact of his research. This award is part of a pilot funding scheme from Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) which awarded five grants totalling £70,000 across four Schools.
23 May 2013
Dr Alex Anesio has been invited to speak at the event organised by the UK Royal Society and the Chinese Academy of Sciences between 26 and 30th of May. Alex will be presenting at the Geobiology and life at the extremes session the paper entitled “Geobiology and life in the cold”. The session will address field and laboratory studies of the diversity, distribution, functions and preservation of life and associated biogeochemical processes in extreme habitats.