Research and Work Themes


Below you can find more information on the work of the group, organised under three broad research themes:

Contemporary Challenges


What impact are we having on the World that we live in? This theme incorporates research on contemporary hazards, our changing environment and conservation strategies.


Time and Space


What happens where and when. This theme incorporates research on chronological frameworks, and understanding long- and short-term environmental changes over different spatial scales.


Past Environments


Understanding the past is key to understanding the future. This theme incorporates research that reconstructs past climates, sea-level change, vegetation dynamics and environmental characteristics.