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Geography Departments of Universities and Polytechnics in the British Isles

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Continued from: Departments of Geography in Universities of the British Isles: list of theses in preparation... and of theses completed...

StatementConference of Heads of Departments of Geography in Universities of the British Isles.
ContributionsConference of Heads of Departments of Geography in Universities of the British Isles.
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Open LibraryOL14073974M

  Roy Millward, who died aged 98 on 25 January , was a lecturer and reader in the Geography Department from until he retired in A graduate of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, Roy was appointed assistant lecturer by Professor Pat Bryan, and with Joe Jennings, a physical geographer, and Terry Garfield as chief technician, he was a founding member of the Department . Investigation of the Latin poetry produced by British poets from the sixteenth century onwards affords an indispensible insight into a dominant strand in the intellectual, cultural and educational life of the British Isles during this period. At this time, the composition of Latin poetry was a regular feature of school curricula and a popular leisure-time activity of the educated elite. Such. The geography of Britain is quite large. British Isles is the geographical term for a group of about 5, islands off the north-west coast of mainland Europe between the latitudes 50ºN and 61º. The largest island is Britain or Great Britain, which is also the largest island in Europe.


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Geography Departments of Universities and Polytechnics in the British Isles: Theses in Preparation Theses Completed pp. Lancaster: Conference of Heads of Departments of Geography in Universities in the British Isles. £2* The Library Atlas.

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Transactions of the and External Examiner for undergraduate courses at Anglia Polytechnic University and Huddersfield. His first lecturing post was at Birkbeck College, University of London.

In he was appointed as a lecturer in Geography at Sheffield. He has also spent three months at the University of Natal in Durban lecturing on climatology in the Geography Department there.

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The foundation of the Department owes a great debt to Ernest George Henry Dobby who joined the Department in with a BA and obtained his PhD from London University in Dobby was the first lecturer to have a PhD, who became Head of Department in and first Professor of Geography.

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