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Prof Yadvinder Malhi delivers 2nd SoGE Annual Lecture at Royal Geographical Society

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — On 12 February, alumni, current students staff and friends of the School of Geography and Environment met at the Royal Geographical Society to hear the School's second Annual Lecture delivered by Professor Yadvinder Malhi. 09/03/15 9 March 2015 - Read More
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Videos and photos from our recent SEED event are now online

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — On Thursday 15 January 2015, over 120 members of SoGE gathered in the Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre to listen to a series of exciting speedy talks. 05/03/15 5 March 2015 - Read More
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Prof Danny Dorling participates in BBC Radio 4 discussion on green belts around cities

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http://www.bbc.co.uk — Prof Dorling discusses the green belt around Oxford and the city's housing crisis on BBC Radio 4's 'Costing the Earth' programme 11/03/15 11 March 2015 - Read More
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Risk of extreme storms in west of Ireland increases by 25%.

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http://www.rte.ie — Professor Myles Allen talks to RTE News about the latest research into extreme weather events and their possible link with climate change. 16/03/15 16 Mar 2015 - Read More
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New research shows: England is now more divided than 1980s

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http://www.londonmapper.org.uk — New analysis of Census data by Prof Danny Dorling and Dr Ben Hennig, funded by independent charity Trust for London, shows England has experienced significant changes in the composition of its households during the three decades running from 1980-2010. 12/03/15 12 March 2015 - Read More
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Oxford shortlisted to become international beacons of ultra-low emission vehicle use

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https://www.gov.uk — Dr Tim Schwanen is part of a bid which sees Oxford one of twelve British cities shortlisted to become centres of excellence for low emission vehicles 12/03/15 12 March 2015 - Read More
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Reflections on TSU seminar series

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http://www.tsu.ox.ac.uk — This year's annual TSU seminar series on the Scalar Politics of Transport has come to an end, and the final two weeks of seminars have been as successful as the first two 11/03/15 11 March 2015 - Read More
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Geography at Oxford named world's best in 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — The School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford has been ranked as the world's best for Geography in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the fourth year running. 30/09/16 30 September 2016 - Read More
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Lollipops Could Lure Elusive Tree Rat Out of Hiding

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A fuzzy, orange rodent named the Santa Marta Toro was unexpectedly rediscovered in 2011, and now researchers are pulling out all the stops to find the species again, including lacing their camera traps with candy. Read More
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Gary Johnson's 'Aleppo Moments': Why We Get Brain Freeze

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Stress and sleep deprivation can impair our ability to process, store and retrieve memories. Read More
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Is Elon Musk's Plan to Send People to Mars Feasible?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — How feasible is Elon Musk's plan to get hundreds of people to Mars? Some experts critiqued the technical details, while others said the time line is unrealistic. Read More
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