Our research and teaching is all about building a sustainable future for people and our planet.We study the processes that form and shape the Earth and examine how people interact with their environment through time to help improve how we manage natural resources, protect the environment, combat climate change and preserve our cultural heritage. Discover more about our research below.

Professor Matteo Spagnolo, Department of Geography and Environment: Tackling a water crisis in one of the driest, coldest places on Earth

Dr Rachel Brackenridge, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Access to Clean and Affordable Energy

Dr Clare Bond, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Carbon Capture and Storage

Dr David Green, Department of Geography: Sustainable Coasts

Dr Piotr Niewiadomski, Department of Geography and Environment: Sustainable Tourism

Tristan Roberts, PhD Student, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Geothermal Energy

Phoebe Sleath, PhD Student, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Safe Subsurface Storage

Dr David Green, Department of Geography and Environment: Turning the Plastic Tide (TTPT)

Professor Brice Rey, Department of Geography and Environment: Glaciers and Climate Change

Professor Matteo Spagnolo, Department of Geography and Environment: The Challenges of Climate Change and Sea Level Fluctuations

Lucy Ashpitel, PhD Student: Glacial Meltwater as a Water Resource

Dr Andres Quiros, Lecturer, School of Geosciences