Geographer collects her Winston Churchill medal from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson CBD

Posted by kha5 at Jun 12, 2012 09:53 AM |
Dr Jenny Pickerill was awarded a Winston Churchilll medal in London last week for the successful completion of her Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship.
Geographer collects her Winston Churchill medal from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson CBD

Jenny collecting her medal from Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson CBD

Each year approximately 100 British citizens are awarded Fellowships for a wide range of projects. A Fellow must travel overseas for between 4-8 weeks, past award winners include nurses, artists, scientists, engineers, farmers, conservationists, carers, craft workers, artisans, members of the emergency services, sportsmen and women and young people. Since 1966, some 4450 Fellowships have been awarded.

 

Jenny visited Thailand, Argentina, Spain and the USA to explore better ways to build affordable eco-houses. Her work is profiled on her Green Building Blog, and she is currently writing her findings into a book to be published by Zed Books.

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