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Read about the latest events and activities in Geography at The University of Manchester.

Geography academic receives recognition from two universities in Scandinavia
9 October 2018
Professor Erik Swyngedouw to become an honorary doctor at Malmö University.

Making a Difference 2018 award-winners announced
4 May 2018
Find out about our six award-winning entries.

Professor Jamie Woodward presents on 'Wonders of The Ice Age’
26 April 2018
Jamie’s presentation reaches over 400 school pupils.

Study finds UK rivers are heavily contaminated with microplastics
19 March 2018
The recent study, by researchers from The University of Manchester's Geography department, has resulted in significant media coverage.

Geography at Manchester kicks off 125th anniversary celebrations
16 October 2017
Author, broadcaster and President of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Nicholas Crane helps mark 125 years since The University of Manchester appointed its first lecturer in Geography.

Faculty of Humanities launches Manchester Migration Month
9 October 2017
Manchester Migration Month - a series of events, activities and features that explore migration's relationship with inequality, social justice, belonging and Brexit - runs from 9 October to 4 November.

Education, geography and development studies shine in new Times Higher Education World University Rankings
5 October 2017
The University of Manchester ranked 68th worldwide in first-ever education list, and 34th for social sciences - which incorporates geography and development studies.

SEED announce Social Responsibility Lecture 2017 details
21 September 2017
Event will take place on Thursday 19 October, with Professor Kalwant Bhopal using her research to discuss BME experiences in higher education.

SEED academic awarded Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Leadership Fellowship
8 September 2017
Dr Saskia Warren, Lecturer in Human Geography, becomes the first staff member in SEED to secure the prestigious award.

Manchester ranked as fourth highest university for Geography and Environmental Studies
24 May 2017
The University of Manchester is the fourth highest university in the UK for geography and environmental studies, according to the Guardian University Guide.

Project to revitalise former coalfields wins lottery funding
27 January 2017
A ambitious and innovative project involving The University of Manchester's School of Environment, Education and Development to restore nature in places where heavy industry ruled for more than a century has been awarded almost £2 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund.