On your attention an opportunity to do a PhD with Dr Mags Adams, Prof Mark Dooris and Dr Ursula Pool based in the Institute of Citizenship, Society and Change, at UCLan in Preston, UK. We have a fully funded DTA studentship (https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/cofund/programmes-and-projects/#social), funded through the DTA3/COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship programme (https://unialliance.ac.uk/dta/cofund/). The research will take place in Preston, UK and in Patna, India where Prof Pushpendra will support the fieldwork: http://www.tiss.edu/centrefacultystaff/centre-for-development-practice-and-research/.Continue reading “Local food systems and local economic democracy: a framework for delivering food security? (PhD studentship)”
The FGWG is pleased to offer a 1st place Undergraduate Dissertation Prize of £ 100 and a 2nd place of £ 50. The prize is open to any currently registered undergraduate student at a UK university and will be awarded to the dissertations that exhibit the best overall contributions to the wide range of issues relating to Food Geographies. The dissertation should be of first class standard and be submitted by the students Department (Head or nominated representative) and with the student’s knowledge. Continue reading “RGS-IBG FGWG Dissertation Prize”
The Food Geographies Working Group (of the RGS-IBG) can now reveal the results of our undergraduate Food Geographies dissertation prize. The dissertation marking process was undertaken by a subcommittee and competition was fierce with 15 entries and some highly impressive dissertations. We were very interested to see the range of topics chosen and the breadth and confidence of students using innovative research methods. After shortlisting 5 finalists, that were all excellent dissertations, we are pleased to announce the winners of our 1st Food Geographies Undergraduate Dissertation prize
Hannah Gillie, University of Cambridge
Louis Rawlings, University of Oxford
Elliot Arthur-Worsop, University of Nottingham
- Angus Sprawling, The University of Exeter – The ‘Social Life’ of the Cornish Pasty
- Lara Wilson, Durham University – Digging Beneath the Surface: Social Capital, Neoliberalism and the Potential for Resistance in London’s Community Gardens
The FGWG is pleased to offer a first place undergraduate dissertation prize of £75 and two ‘highly commended’ prizes of £35. The prize is open to any currently registered undergraduate student at a UK university and will be awarded to the dissertations that exhibit the best overall contributions to the wide range of issues relating to food geographies.
The dissertations should be of first class standard and be submitted by the student’s Department (Head or nominated representative) and with the student’s knowledge, in electronic format only. Please include a contact email address for the student (post-graduation if necessary).
We accept submissions in electronic format only. Please send a copy to the FGWG Postdoctoral Officer, Rebecca St. Clair ( R.St.Clair@mmu.ac.uk ) before Sunday 7 July 2019.
Please include a contact email address for the student (post graduation if necessary).
- Please note that we can only accept one entry from any department and nominated dissertations!
- Please note that nominated dissertations should not be submitted for consideration for any other RGS-IBG prizes.
For more information on the RGS-IBG Food Geographies Working Groups group, check our info page:
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Join us in Sheffield between the 8th and 10th July 2019 for our conference – How to Make a Just Food Future: Alternative Foodways for a Changing World