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
An engineering student has received an award in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Mechatronic Student of the Year contest.
Wed 10 June 2015
Lancaster University’s work to support businesses and the economy has been recognised by the inaugural Educate North Awards.
Fri 05 June 2015
Lancaster University, with support from leading retailer Waitrose, is launching a new on-line postgraduate course designed to enable food-chain professionals to meet the challenges of future food production.
Tue 02 June 2015
A Lancaster University professor is at the forefront of promising technology techniques to speed up the development of fifth generation (5G) wireless communications.
Thu 14 May 2015