Research Project Seminar

This information is for the 2016/17 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Olmo Silva STC 5.06A, Dr Murray Low STC 5.12 and Dr Benjamin Groom KGS 2.03


This course is compulsory on the MPhil/PhD Human Geography and Urban Studies, MPhil/PhD in Economic Geography, MPhil/PhD in Environmental Economics, MPhil/PhD in Environmental Policy and Development and MPhil/PhD in Regional and Urban Planning Studies. This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

Presentations by research students of aspects of their own research, stressing problems of theory, methodology and techniques.


A series of workshops, running throughout the year, organised by each of the three research clusters in the Department of Geography & Environment (Economic Geography; Environmental Economics & Policy; Urbanisation, Planning and Development).

Formative coursework

All students attending this course will be required to present their own research once each year.


This course is not intended as preparation for any particular examination.

Key facts

Department: Geography & Environment

Total students 2015/16: 19

Average class size 2015/16: Unavailable

Value: Non-assessed

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Communication
  • Specialist skills