The annual dissertation prizes awarded by our Research Groups recognise outstanding work from undergraduate and postgraduate students at higher education institutions both in the UK and overseas.
See the full list with submission details below, in order of deadline date.
Submissions to: [email protected] (Dr Elizabeth Gagen, Aberystwyth University) Deadline: 6 July 2019 Find out more 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.
First prize is £60, second prize is £30 and third prize is £20.
The dissertations should usually be 10,000 words or more and should be submitted as a PDF file, along with a copy of the appropriate departmental dissertation regulations and a (post-September) contact address for the student.Submissions to: [email protected](Beth Greenhough, University of Oxford) Deadline: 4 July 2019 Find out more The RGS-IBG Participatory Geographies Research Group is pleased to offer an annual prize of £100 for an undergraduate dissertation that examines a social justice theme and/or involves a participatory methodology.Reflective of the scale and type of research carried out at undergraduate level, we are eager to encourage and reward both excellent scholarship and innovation which includes any of the following: Nominated dissertations should: be a strong theoretical and/or empirical piece of work; be submitted for formal assessment in the current academic year to a UK Higher Education Institution for a BA/BSc level geography degree programme; include a full set of references and images (as relevant); be written in English.Please note that departments may not submit more than one entry.For any further details or questions please contact Dr Elizabeth Gagen using the details below.Dissertations, along with a copy of the instructions given to students, should be sent by email as a PDF and should include “DARG UG dissertation submission” as the email subject.Please also include student details, and who to contact to announce the winner.Submissions to: [email protected](DARG Undergraduate Prize Committee) Deadline: 1 July 2019 Find out more The SCGRG offers an annual prize of £100 for the best undergraduate dissertation in social and cultural geography. Both prize-winners receive a year’s personal subscription to the journal published by Taylor & Francis.Nominated dissertations should be: an outstanding theoretical and/or empirical piece of work; usually approx.10,000 words in length; submitted for formal assessment in the preceding academic year to a UK Higher Education Institution for a BA/BSc level degree programme in geography; written in English.Please include a contact email address for the student (post-graduation).Please note that we can only accept one entry from any department.