At its meeting of 14th January 2015, QSSC approved proposals to set the institutional deadline for postgraduate dissertations and final projects as the first Friday of September.This was agreed for the academic years 2015/16 to 2021/22.The DARG in conjunction with Earthscan offers an annual prize for the most promising dissertation concerning ‘The Geography of Developing Areas’.
Submissions to: [email protected] (Sofie Narbed, Dissertation Convenor, Royal Holloway, University of London) Deadline: 3 July 2019 Find out more published by Elsevier.
First prize is £150, with an honourable mention second prize of £50.
The dissertations should 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.
Please include a contact email address for the student (post-graduation if necessary). Clair, Postdoctoral Officer FGWG) Deadline: 7 July 2019 , and a further £150 worth of Sage books is offered each year for the best undergraduate dissertation in economic geography.
All dissertations should be submitted as a single pdf file with a post-September email and contact address for the student.
Submissions to: [email protected] Deadline: 5 July 2019 Find out more The competition is now open and accepting entries for the best dissertation on any issue relating to geographies and gender.
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.
We are looking to reward both excellent scholarship and innovation in the study of social and cultural geography (please see the SCGRG mission statement for our definition of what is considered social and cultural geography).
Please note that a department may not submit more than one entry and nominated dissertations should not be submitted for consideration for any other RGS-IBG prizes.