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The University of Southampton
Geography and Environmental Science

Celebrating our 100th anniversary Event

24 February 2014 - 31 December 2014

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Paul Hughes at .

Event details

Let us inspire you!!

February 24th
Launch of the Centenary Photographic Competition

Centenary Lecture – (details to be announced)

July 11th
Centenary Celebration Day
Come and visit us on Friday 11 July to learn more about the exciting research and work we are doing that is having an impact all over the globe.
Throughout the day we are hosting a Research Showcase and our department will be ‘open-house’ to staff, students and public alike. We are running a range of activities including a series of talks from staff, past and present as well as demonstrations and displays of our geographical equipment and laboratories.

The research showcase is open to all Geography and Environment staff and postgraduate students to display posters and present their research.

Other highlights include two centenary lectures taking place in Lecture Theatre A – Everyone is welcome to attend:

11:30 - 12:00, Centenary Lecture, Lecture Theatre A. Prof Neil Wrigley “From Shipping to Shopping: Take 2”

12:00 - 12:30 Centenary Lecture, Lecture Theatre A. Prof Keith Barber “Soggy Geography: peat bogs and climate change”

If you would like more information please contact

We hope you will get involved in one or all of our celebrations and look forward to sharing with you the work of our fascinating and inspiring department.

July 12th
Alumni Day including tour of the academic unit and the research showcase displays.

October 10th
Deadline for the Centenary Photographic Competition

October 19th
Centenary Charity Bike Ride. Two routes (short and long) will be available through the New Forest.

November 26th 
Announcement of Photographic Competition Winners and Reception
4pm, Shackleton Building

Celebrating 100years
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