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Find out about the range of topics being researched by our current postgraduate students.

Safaa Al Zerouni Controls on morphological change within wandering gravel-bed rivers over decadal time scales: the River Coquet, Northumberland, UK
Hannah Bailey Paired lake oxygen isotope records of climate change in southern Alaska
Arezu Bari Making Informality Work: Self-Help Housing and Right to City
Fraser Bell Beyond place branding? The emergence and governance of place reputation
Gemma Bone The Politics of Debt: the struggle for social unity
Carl Bonner-Thompson ‘No camp, no fem’: exploring masculinities and sexualities across Grindr
Daniel Bos Answering the Call of Duty? The geopolitical imagination of video gamers
Emile Boustani Variegated Patterns of Firm Finance: a Study of Automobile Suppliers in Hungary and Eastern Germany
Muhammad Arifin Kevin Brice White British Muslims: identities, experiences and everyday lives
Charlie Bunce Dynamic response of marine-terminating outlet glaciers to climate forcing in south-east and north-west Greenland
Wilbert Den Hoed Everyday patterns of ageing populations: issues of access and mobilityin the urban context
Gillian Denny Exploration of Racist Perpetrators in the North East of England
Sonja Felder Mid-Pleistocene transition in the Asian monsoon
Robin Finlay The ‘Orient’ in the ‘Occident’: The spatial, social and cultural dynamics of the Moroccan diaspora in Granada, Spain
Ben Fisher New Industry (Path) Creation and the Evolution of the Plastic Electronics and Offshore Wind Industries in North East of England
Francesca Fois Enacting intentional heterotopias: Discovering alternative spaces through a multi-scalar approach in the spiritual intentional communities of Damanhur (Italy) and Terra Mirim (Brazil)
Louise Foster Reconstructing Mid-Late Holocene Climate and Environmental Change in Antarctica using Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers (GDGTs) and Pigments in Lake Sediments
Graham Gaunt Expectations and aspirations: the transition to the adulthood for working class young men in the de-industrialised North East region
Sean Gill Transitions to adulthood: young Poles experiences of migration and life in Northumberland
Panayiotis Hadjipavlis The Peculiarities of Cyprus' Airspace - Implications for Modern State Sovereignty
Emily Hill The Greenland Ice Sheet in a warming world: Determining drivers of current and future change on northern Greenland outlet glaciers
Tessa Holland Exploring the potential of co-creation in the convivial politics of Cittaslow (slow towns) UK
Nathar Iqbal Exploring everyday social and political geographies and encounters of non-heterosexual Muslims in the UK
Matthew Jenkins Utilising human capital to examine uneven regional development
Liam Keenan Financialisation and the decline of the local pub: An Anglo-German Comparison
Jennifer Lloyd Embodying Difference: Female transnationals’ embodied experiences of identity, emotions and culture. A study of female transnationals within Singapore
Arminel Lovell Explaining the varying response of Himalayan glaciers to climate change
Hannah Lyons Assembling the nation: spatialising young, religious American's affective experiences of the nation, fear and danger in the everyday
Alexander Macleod Race and nation in 21st century Malaysia: The production of racialised politics in the Malaysian electoral media
Anja McCarthy The changing shape of the local state and its institutional arrangements in the broadening field of economic development and regeneration
Diana Morales Arcila Regional Co-operation for Local and Regional Development: The Eje Cafetero and Mitteldeutschland experiences
Robert Pollock Placing Regions in the Path Creation of the UK's Offshore Wind Industry?
Elinor Predota Young men in Woods and Forests
Ayham Rezk Population changes and labour market in Syria
Rebecca Richardson Place Branding for Urban Development: NewcastleGateshead in Comparative International Context
Stefan Rzedzian Indigenous Empowerment, Extractive Industries and the Rights of Nature: Assessing Ecuador's "Revolutionary" Political Framework
Laura Sariego-Kluge Geographies of public sector innovation and local economic development
Matthew Scott The Geopolitics of Transcontinental Railways
Lexy Seedhouse Be(com)ing Indigenous in the Time of Extraction: (Re)articulating Identities in the Context of Peru’s Ley de Consulta Previa.
Jenny Smith Home from Home? Intercultural Interactions, Identity and Belonging for Refugees living in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Aimee Spriggs Long-term slip rate of the Banning strand of the southern San Andreas Fault, from 10Be surface exposure dating of geomorphic offset landforms.
Mai Cecilie Stabell Petroleum related FDI, Local Conditions and Poverty Reduction. The Macae region of Brazil
Thomas Strickland 'Financialising' urban development? A UK-US comparison
Maddy Thompson Migrant Destinations and the Geographical Imaginations of Trainee Female Nurses in Metro Manila
Graham Thrower The marketisation of infrastructure: The enmeshment of the qualitative state and variegated capital
Clare Vaughan Violence and Fear in Homeless Careers: A Biographical Investigation of Young Women at Risk of Homelessness
Andrea Wilkinson Climate Change and Fairtrade Agriculture – Securing Livelihoods in Peru
Isabel Williams Cartographies of Heritage: Mapping the Interpretations of Landscape
Joanna Wiseman The (im)possibility of belonging? The experiences of young asylum seekers in Scotland