National Dissertation Prizes for Geography Students
Two Lancaster Environment Centre students who graduated in 2008 have won national prizes for their dissertations.
Heather Dinsdale (BSc Geography) has won the Alfred Steers Dissertation Award 2009 for her dissertation on 'Bodies, Homes and Institutions: constructed and contested identities at the end of the lifecourse'.
The Alfred Steers Dissertation Award is the premier dissertation prize in Geography (co-ordinated by the Royal Geographical Society) and open to all branches of Geography. Heather's work was supervised by Saskia Vermeylen.
Heather will receive her award at a reception at the Royal Geographical Society in June.
In addition, Jessica Mayer (BSc Geography) has won the RGS-IBG Geographies of Children, Youth and Families working Group Dissertation Prize for her dissertation '"Have they gone bonkers? They've banned us playing conkers!" The changing geographies of the primary school playground'. Jess was supervised by Will Medd.
Fri 30 January 2009
School of Computing and Communications computer scientists are at the forefront of a UK-wide BBC initiative launched on March 12th to inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology.
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Tue 31 March 2015
A Faculty team representing science, technology, engineering and maths took part in EDF Energy's 'Science Day' on Saturday 21st March at Heysham Power Station.
Wed 25 March 2015
Professor Roger Jones has replaced Professor Peter Ratoff as Head of the Physics Department. Roger gained a PhD studying neutrino interactions at CERN and Fermilab before starting his career at CERN working at the Large Electron-Positron (LEP) Collider.
Tue 24 March 2015
As part of British Science week, 170 students from 14 schools across the region came to Lancaster University on Wednesday 18th March to compete in science, technology, engineering and mathematics challenges.
Mon 23 March 2015