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Fieldwork in Sri Lanka

photo: Hinimama; a local farmer on the edge of Uduwalawe national park

Sri Lanka is a unique place to visit for A level field work in Geography, Development Studies and Environmental Studies, even History and Archaeology There is so much to see and do. 472 more words

Human Geography

Population, IQ and the Modern World

This essay will seek mainly to explore how global average Intelligence Quotient (IQ) levels have evolved since the beginning of the 20th century and where they will likely be by the end of the 21st and what impact this change will have on the progress of the modern world and what outcomes are likely to arise from this. 2,109 more words


Academics lay bare the truth behind their CVs

Professor Muki Haklay’s recent blog “Securing funding and balancing efforts: a tale of 21 research applications” (see below and Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay’s personal blog) makes for some refreshing reading. 731 more words


Rehousing the poor in Colombo; repeating the mistakes?

Slum clearance using compulsory purchase orders in 1950’s and 60’s Britain’s forced the urban poor out of their inner city homes  and into Hi-Rise apartment blocks .. 2,138 more words

Human Geography

Surfing, Space, and Masculinity

Waitt, G., & Warren, A. (2008). Talking Shit over a Brew after a Good Session with your Mates’: surfing, space and masculinity’. Australian Geographer 39(3), p. 130 more words

Misurata: a market town in Tripolitania

A small booklet published by the Durham Dept. of Geography in 1968, Misurata: a market town in Tripolitania by G. H. Blake is one of the few (=2 or 3) studies available on Misrata (مصراتة‎) in a western language. 425 more words