Global Award

Introducing the award

The award is made in conjunction with the Royal Geographical Society Geography of Health Research Group offers a dissertation prize of £100. The awarding specialty group of the RGS-IBG (not RGS-IGB) is the Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group.

The prize is open to any currently-registered undergraduate student in a UK University and will be awarded to the dissertation that exhibits the best overall contribution to any issue relating to health geography. The dissertations should usually 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 to: Dr Geoffrey DeVerteuil, School of Geography, University of Southampton, G.P.DeVerteuil@soton.ac.uk. Please note that we can only accept one entry from any department.


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Winners

2016

Jonathan Moon, Nottingham University
“Long Walk to Freedom: A Geographical Investigation into Podoconiosis Treatment in Northern Ethiopia”.

2012

Katy Heath,
“Heatwave Vulnerability Mapping: A Methodological Investigation of Conventional Approaches and the Science-Policy Interface”

Background

The award is made in conjunction with the Royal Geographical Society Geography of Health Research. The prize is open to any currently-registered undergraduate student in a UK University and will be awarded to the dissertation that exhibits the best overall contribution to any issue relating to health geography.

Application Process

The prize is open to any currently-registered undergraduate student in a UK University and will be awarded to the dissertation that exhibits the best overall contribution to any issue relating to health geography. The dissertations should usually 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 to: Dr Geoffrey DeVerteuil, School of Geography, University of Southampton, G.P.DeVerteuil@soton.ac.uk. Please note that we can only accept one entry from any department.

Award and Ceremony

Prize is £100 and a certificate.