2019/20 Dissertation Prize Winners announced

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We would like to congratulate our undergraduate dissertation prize winners for 2019/20. We had some high standards this year so these prizes are well earned. Many thanks to Dr Fiona Williams and RGRG committee members for reading and awarding these prizes and all those who participated.

Winners are:

1st Prize: Jack Swain (Newcastle University, Geography Dept):

Title: Exploring the paradox of living sustainably and communally: ethnographies of two ecological intentional communities.”

2nd Prize: Joe Russell-Sanders (The University of Manchester, Dept of Geography):

Title: Resistance is Fertile: Female Farmers as Resistance in Amherst, Massachusetts and the Cultivation of More Sustainable Futures

3rd Prize: Stephanie Lake (The University of Sheffield, Geography Dept):

Title: An Investigation into the Drivers of Deforestation in Malawi and the Effectiveness of Protected Areas as a Mitigation Strategy