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GA Tyne and Wear Branch

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Branch Chair – Brenda Turnbull

Secretary – James Hand ( or


Upcoming events

To find all up and coming branch events take a look at the GA Networking Calendar.


Additional information and resources

Visit the Tyne and Wear Branch Youtube channel here


Chair’s Reports

Health, regeneration and cities

  • Event report and presentation: What future for Area Based Regeneration Initiatives in an era of inclusive growth?
  • Event presentation: Human health at Risk – The Case of Cholera in Peru, Mozambique and Bangladesh

Rivers, coasts and biodiversity

  • Event presentation: The Morpeth Floods
  • Event presentation: The strange rise of Biodiversity
  • Event presentation: Research themes in Coastal Systems – Engineering and environment
  • Event presentation: Extraordinary cities

Glaciers and earthquakes

  • Event presentations: High and Dry: Glaciers, Water Resources and Mines in the Central Andes of Chile
  • Event presentation: Coasts and earthquakes

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GA Conference 2024

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National Festival of Fieldwork 2024

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