17 May 2013
Professor Kelvyn Jones will receive the prestigious Murchison award at the Royal Geographical Society's AGM on Monday 3rd June. The award is given for Professor Jones' contributions to quantitative geography.
9 May 2013
Philosopher Luce Irigaray (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France) has been awarded a Visiting Professorship by the Leverhulme Trust to collaborate with Dr Maria Fannin over a period of two years (2013-2014).
8 May 2013
Geographical Sciences has launched a termly newsletter for students and staff and Issue 1 is available to download now.
29 April 2013
Dr. Adam Dixon has been awarded a World Universities Network grant to visit Maastricht University's European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE). At ECCE, a leading research centre on sustainable finance and responsible investing, Dr. Dixon will conduct research on the geopolitics and economic geography of transparency and long-term investors.
25 April 2013
Professor Kelvyn Jones has been elected to a Fellowship of the Learned Society of Wales; as such he becomes the third geographer to be so honoured. Sir John Cadogan, the Society’s President, said: We have once again elected a further very strong cohort of new Fellows; the Society’s continuing focus on excellence and achievement will ensure that its Fellowship will represent the very best of which Wales is capable in the major academic disciplines.