Physical and Human Geography writing styles

Physical and Human Geography writing styles Adapting your writing style between different disciplines is a challenge that any undergraduate faces – reports, essays, posters, and pamphlets all require different approaches. In geography however, there is an additional challenge: the differing requirements of academic styles between physical and human geography. This is often a source of …

Five essential hacks for doing a Geography Degree

Here are my give quick fixes for undergraduates doing Geography degree courses. 1. A Citation and Reference manager The first and most important. The best essays and coursework are perfectly referenced. Use a program like Endnote, Mendeley or Zotero to sort out your reference list in no time at all.  Zotero is my favourite (and free!). …

People and Planet 2015

Lecturing, Practicals and Coursework setting Nine lectures (~half the unit’s taught hours). A practical exercise making a time line from 8 million years ago to present day. Setting of a coursework assignment, answering of student questions (via discussion board) and marking of the assignment.

Environmental Impacts and Policy 2015

Environmental Impacts and Policy is a third year Undergraduate course with a broad remit. I was asked to give a lecture on my research, especially the policy links with food security and climate mitigation targets. I also contributed an associated exam question for the exam. This was the second most popular question choice and was generally …