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Department of Geography

Landscape Research Group Dissertation Prize 2008

(22 July 2009)

Two Geography students who graduated in 2008 have been awarded prizes from the Landscape Research Group. This is an interdisciplinary organisation, the members of which include academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines including geography, landscape design, landscape architecture and planning. It publishes the scholarly journal Landscape Research.

Georgina Bennett’s dissertation entitled ‘Paraglacial slope adjustment, landform succession and landscape evolution following recent glacier retreat, Sandfellsjökull, Iceland’ obtained first prize for original academic research.

Hamish Reid’s dissertation ‘An Investigation into the Wind Generation Potential of the Industrial Areas of England’ received highly commended in the category of projects addressing a practical problem.