The University of Reading is part of a three-year HEA-funded project considering the use of technology in fieldwork. The project is now in its final year and has led to the production of a wide range of resources and publications which can be viewed on the project website at

Alice Mauchline and Julian Park from the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development here at Reading have recently contributed an article to the Guardian Higher Education Network on ‘Academic fieldwork: six ways to make it work on a budget’. Their briefing report on ‘The future of fieldwork in GEES’ outlines current undergraduate GEES fieldwork provision across a selection of HE institutions in the UK and explores how location, duration and cost of fieldwork to the student may change as a result of the introduction of increased tuition fees.

Dr Alice Mauchline and Professor Julian Park


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