Department celebrates double dissertation award success

Double dissertation award success

The department is celebrating a double success in recently-announced disseratation awards.

Andrew Cooper and Jennie Evans, who were both graduated with BA in geography last year, have jointly won the 2009 undergraduate dissertation award of the Regional Science Association International: British and Irish Section.

Andrew Cooper's dissertation was entitled "Not on our doorstep! - A local perspective on Greater Manchester's attempt to reduce congestion" and was supervised by Professor Harvey Armstrong.

Jennie Evans's dissertation was entitled " An investigation of the impacts of the daily rail commute on commuter stress" and was supervised by Dr Dimitris Ballas.

The department send ts warmest congratulations to both Jennie and Andrew.

This is the second time that Sheffield Geography graduates win this award. More information on RSAIBIS and the awards can be found at: http://www.rsai-bis.org/awards-and-prizes/student-early-career-awards/