Geology for Global Development


Research Reports – Ladakh Hazards Education

Over Christmas GfGD hosted three research placements, with reports being produced on (i) Himalayan geology, (ii) landslides in Ladakh, and (iii) social/cultural aspects of Ladakh. Those undertaking these projects did a fantastic job, and we are delighted to have published them on our website – available open-access for others to use. They will form important background reading for our projec ...[Read More]

Placement Reminder – Deadline Midday Friday 6th December

A reminder about our exciting placement opportunities – deadline this Friday (6th December) at midday. GfGD PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY The information below can be downloaded as a PDF WHEN & WHERE: Approximately 1-2 weeks (per topic) during December to early January (student’s Christmas vacation). Precise working dates are flexible. To minimise costs to the student and enable students to have ...[Read More]

New Placement Opportunity: Hazards Education in the Himalayas – Literature Reviews

In June 2014 a conference will take place in Leh (Ladakh Region, India) with a focus on sustainable resource development in the Himlayas. Prior to the main conference, there will be a two-day school’s conference involving students (aged 14-16 years) from 10-15 local schools. A series of lessons will be delivered to these students on the key topics of (i) climate change, energy resources and energy ...[Read More]

GfGD News and Updates

The summer is a busy period for many people and it can be hard to keep track of all that is going on. We’re taking the opportunity today to give you an update on GfGD’s work, and key ways in which YOU can get involved… Blog & Image Competition There is still time (just!) to apply for our 2013 blog and image competition, full details can be found here. The deadline is midday t ...[Read More]