School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology

Research

The School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology brings together thirty academics with support staff. It provides an interdisciplinary centre for the study of natural processes and human societies. We examine different time periods – from a million years ago to the present day. Our researchers work in many parts of the world – from Asia to America, and Ireland to Iceland. The broad range of studies extend from colonialism to climate change, from radiocarbon to reconciliation, from human bones to human societies.

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Our Research Clusters

Research in GAP is fostered within three main research clusters:

Past Cultural Change (PCC), Environmental Change (EC) and Society, Space and Culture (SSC)

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In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), over 6o% of the School’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.

Archaeology (2016) and Geography (2013 and 2014) at Queen’s were both ranked in the World Top 100 in the QS Rankings. 

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Our focus on research

Leading research centres

14C CHRONO Centre is a radiocarbon dating laboratory with more than three decades of experience addressing the biggest problems facing the carbon-dating community. The Centre for Canadian Studies works across disciplines, connecting research in Canada to broader international research agendas.

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RESEARCH CLUSTERS

FOCUSED ON OUR CORE RESEARCH AREAS

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COMMERCIAL SERVICES

SPECIALIST SERVICES FOUNDED ON RESEARCH SKILLS

Our spin-outs

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POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH

OPPORTUNITIES AND STUDENTSHIPS FOR OUR RESEARCHERS

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OUR GLOBAL RESEARCH IMPACT

CONNECTING WITH SCHOLARS AND EDUCATION WORLDWIDE

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Events at the School

Science Festival 2016

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SHOWCASING GAP AT THE NI SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2016

School events

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