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Lauren Hammond

Lecturer in Geography at University College London

Lauren Hammond is a lecturer in geography education at the Institute of Education (IOE) in University College London’s (UCL) Faculty of Education and Society. At IOE, Lauren works in teacher education, convenes an undergraduate module for students in UCL’s geography department on ‘geography education’, and supervises students at master’s and doctoral level. She is also co-chair of IOE’s Early Career Network. Lauren is committed to researching with, and for, young people and her research straddles the fields of children’s geographies, children’s rights, geography and education. Lauren is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She serves as deputy secretary for the Royal Geographical Society’s Geography and Education Research Group, and as membership officer for their Children, Youth and Families Research Group. Lauren is also a member of the Geography Education Research Collective (GEReCo). Prior to working in academia, Lauren was a secondary school geography teacher in the UK and Singapore.

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