School of Geography
in the world for Geography
ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020
for Leeds in the latest
Teaching Excellence Framework
of our research is
'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' REF 2014
Research and innovation
We work at the forefront of global research agendas, leading the way in finding solutions to major social, political and environmental challenges. This exciting and impactful research takes us to some of the remotest places on Earth, including the high mountains, both poles and the depths of the tropical rainforests, as well as to the world’s major urban conurbations in both developed and developing nations.
Substantial cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions could be achieved by…More on Managing peatlands to cut greenhouse gas emissions
Melting glaciers could be triggering a ‘feedback process’ that causes…More on Melting glaciers could speed up carbon emissions
Our summer school is back for another year, catering for any Year 12 student with an interest in Business, Earth and Environment, Education, Geography, Law, Politics, Sociology and Social Policy.
Monday 28 June 2021 - Friday 2 July 2021More on Summer School: Preparing for COP26 – How can we save the climate