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Finding a supervisor

As a Geography PhD student you will be supervised by world-leading academics with very strong reputations for research quality.

There are many opportunities for students to be involved in ongoing research projects.

We know the importance of transition and community. All our incoming PhD students are assigned a buddy - a senior student who offers advice and support to help connect you quickly into the community.

Human geography

Our human geography staff members hold editorial positions with leading research publications, including major journals such as Antipode, Area, Geography Compass, Geoforum, the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, and Progress in Human Geography.

Physical geography

Our physical geography staff members hold editorial positions with leading research publications, including major journals such as the Journal of the Geological Society, Geoarchaeology and Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, and also serve on various panels of the UK Natural Environmental Research Council.