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Research centres and groups

Our research centres and groups contribute to a deeper understanding of the environments and societies in which we live, at both the global and local level.

Environmental Dynamics research group

Researching the interactions between the Earth’s hydrological, geomorphological, atmospheric and ecological processes at different geographical scales.

Geocomputation research group

Building on the digital revolution to understand social and environmental change at multiple scales, using spatially-referenced data.

King's Climate

Studying climate change through the relationship between science, policy and culture, particularly in the developing world.

King's Water

Researching water, environment and development. Our expertise spans social and physical sciences to explore the challenges of water governance from global to local scales.

Risk & Society research group

Advancing understanding of risk and perception, as well as communication and regulation in a range of environmental, social and country contexts.

Urban Futures research group

Examining urban futures through a conceptual, analytical and methodological lens that questions what cities are and how they work.

Visual Embodied Methodologies

Creating spaces of knowledge-exchange and research excellence around visual, embodied and art-based methodologies within, across and beyond Social Sciences.

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