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Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies

 


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The Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies offers courses at all levels that will help you gain up-to-date specialised skills and give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

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From one-term courses to PhDs, our teaching and administrative staff look forward to welcoming you on one of our many programmes.

iemaSTS Registered Centre

GEDS is an iemaSTS Registered Centre. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the professional membership body for promoting best practice standards in environmental management.

Dr Karen Wells to speak at Rutgers University, Camden. NJ, USA

GEDS Dr. Karen Wells will be speaking at the 3rd Annual Lecture of the Department of Childhood Studies

Au Pairing in the UK – an open door to exploitation?

New research sheds light on the working conditions of au pairs in the UK

London Group of Historical Geographers Seminar Programme, Autumn 2014

This years seminars focus on the topic of 'Scarcity and Plenty'

New book: Dr Karen Wells "Childhood, Youth and Violence in Global Contexts"

GEDS Assistant Dean, Dr Karen Wells, has recently had a new book published, "Childhood, Youth and Violence in Global Contexts"

09 October 2014 - 13:00: GEDS Monthly Research Seminars

14 October 2014 - 17:15: London Group of Historical Geographers Seminar Programme, Autumn 2014

The London Group of Historical Geographers Seminar Programme 2014 focuses on the theme of 'Scarcity and Plenty'

23 October 2014 - 20:30: Black History Month, in association with the New Black Film Collective

Black History Month, Birkbeck's Paul Watt will join Khadija Nawaz from the East Thames Housing Association in a panel hosted by Yvonne Connikie from The New Black Film Collective.

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Whatever aspect of geography you are interested in - from local culture to global development; from storms, seas and rivers to cities - you can find your place in the Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies.