Geography and Environmental Science Masters Taster Sessions 2017
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 from 13:00 to 14:30 (GMT)
Thinking of postgraduate study?
Come and get a flavour of masters programmes in the School of Geography at QMUL and find out more at our free taster sessions. All taster sessions take place on the Mile End campus, in the City Centre Seminar Room (Bancroft Building, Room 2.07). You can take as many tasters as you like but please make sure you register your attendance for each session.
Tuesday 28 February, 10am-12pm: Flood Risk Management and Modelling
Seminar on ‘Future flood risk’
This seminar covers qualitative methods for the evaluation of future flood risk in the UK and considers how drivers may change under a range of climate and socio-economic scenarios. The session involves group work. Please contact Dr Alex Henshaw (firstname.lastname@example.org) for materials in advance.
Tuesday 28 February, 2-4pm: Catchment Science in Practice
Guest lecture on ‘GIS and stakeholder case studies: integrated catchment management’ by Angela Fells (GIS Officer, Zoological Society of London)
Angela graduated from the Integrated Management of Freshwater Environments MSc programme in 2013 and worked as a Data and Evidence Officer for West Country Rivers Trust before taking up her current role at the Zoological Society of London. During this session Angela will discuss a range of examples from her work over the last few years to explore two key themes in integrated river management: the use of GIS and the importance of stakeholder engagement.
Thursday 9 March, 1-3pm: Art, Performance and the City
The politics of place and performing housing (half guest lecture/half seminar)
Please contact Dr Caron Lipman (email@example.com) for materials in advance.
Tuesday 21 March, 1-2.30pm: Re-theorizing Development Futures
Transnational migrations: Connecting the Global South and North
Please contact Professor Kavita Datta (firstname.lastname@example.org) for materials in advance.
Funding your masters
• Bursaries available. For details, please check the QMUL website.
• Postgraduate loans (up to £10,000) available for full-time, part-time and distance learning masters students. For further information, visit www.findamasters.com.
When & Where
School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London
The School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London is recognised internationally for its theoretically-informed, empirically-grounded and politically-engaged research. We are recognised as a leading department for geography and environmental science; ranking 5th in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) for our research outputs and 11th overall.
The School prides itself on its teaching and has a particularly good record of working with students to achieve their highest potential. Undergraduate students choose from a flexible, challenging and interesting set of modules taught in a friendly atmosphere. A growing postgraduate cohort chooses from an attractive range of masters programmes that reflects the distinctive research strengths of the whole School, while PhD students are an integral part of the School's research culture.
School of Geography