News 2008

Dissertation Prizes for Department of Geography MSc Students

Posted by fh56 at Aug 23, 2011 08:43 AM |

EuroDirect, a leading database marketing company that specialises in spatial analyses, have awarded prizes to two masters students from the Department of Geography at the University of Leicester.

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Dr Peter Kraftl awarded ESRC funding to explore young people’s lives in sustainable communities

Posted by fh56 at Aug 23, 2011 08:43 AM |

Dr Peter Kraftl has been awarded £120,000 to explore young people’s experiences and issues when living in one of the new and expanding communities being built as part of the UK Government’s ‘sustainable’ house-building agenda.

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Facebook Project attracting great media attention

Posted by fh56 at Aug 23, 2011 08:43 AM |

Clare Madge and Jane Wellens’ Facebook Project is on-going but has already received great media attention and results reported in The Guardian on 30/9/08 and online in Estonia, India and Thailand.

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Leicester University academic to present at United Nations Climate Change Conference

Posted by fh56 at Aug 23, 2011 08:43 AM |

A Leicester University academic, Dr. Kevin Tansey, is to give a paper on the role of fire as an essential climate variable at The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Poznań, Poland - COP 14 from 1-12 December 2008.

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Increased number of NERC Training Grants available for MSc Geographical Information Science

Posted by fh56 at Aug 23, 2011 08:43 AM |

The Department of Geography is delighted to announce that NERC (the Natural Environment Research Council) has increased the number of Masters Training Grants for the MSc in Geographical Information Science (GIS).

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PhD student in Geography wins BT prize

Posted by fh56 at Aug 23, 2011 08:43 AM |

Sophie Hadfield-Hill, a final year PhD student has won the BT Better World ‘Student Writing Contest’, 2008.

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