The achievements of two outstanding Edge Hill Geography Alumni, were celebrated at the 2019 University Careers Awards Evening last week, at which, Andrew Fielding, GIS Analyst at JBA Consulting and Gareth Usher, Engineering Geologist at Wardell Armstrong LLP were presented with Alumni Awards.
GTA/PhD candidate Emma Readitt attended the NERC funded ‘Quaternary Palaeoecology short course’ last week in the Natural History Museum, London. Emma successfully obtained her place on the training course in December 2018 through a competitive application process. The course fully funded 15 students to travel to London, provided accommodation and to be trained by leading scholars in the palaeo field. Of the 15 students, 13 were NERC funded and given priority on the course. Emma obtained one of the two non-NERC funded slots which was notably competitive.
Pollution can have devastating consequences for nature and people. A recent study by Dan Knight (Geography Department, EHU) indicates that significant pollution can be found in relatively remote locations in Britain. Dan was recently granted the award of MRes for the programme of research entitled: ‘The influence of topography on pollution deposition in Snowdonia National […]
The University held their annual Excellence Scholarships Awards evening last week, Thursday 13th December 2018. A range of scholarships were awarded to recognise academic excellence and celebrate contributions to University life. Two students within the Geography Department received scholarships: Steven Walker (Year 3 – BSc (Hons) Geology with Physical Geography) Steven has been awarded a […]
Dr Claire Jones had the privilege of attending the Nuffield Celebration Event on the 15th November. The event is to celebrate and showcase the work that Nuffield Research Placement students have done over Summer. Each student is asked to produce a research poster detailing their project and on the day there were over 80 posters. Each poster was […]