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August 2008

Professor continues his research on governance and poverty in Bogotá
Professor Alan Gilbert will be in Colombia during September continuing his research and publishing his book.
International conference on groundwater and climate in Africa
Dr Richard Taylor recently organised the first-ever conference to discuss the role of groundwater in improving livelihoods in Africa under conditions of rapid development and climate change.
Ex-department colleague passes away
Tony John Chandler, a professor in the department, has sadly passed away
ESRC First Grant Success
Dr Alex Singleton has been awarded £95k as an ESRC First Grant entitled "Spatial interaction modelling, geodemographics and widening participation in the Higher Education sector"
Britain from Above
CASA has contributed to the new BBC television series Britain From Above, starring Andrew Marr. The first episode was broadcast on Sunday 10 August on BBC One.
Department Student gets involved in journalism at the offices of New Scientist
Angela Self worked at the news desk of New Scientist for two weeks as part of her winning prize for a 2007 Wellcome Trust/New Scientist essay.
MRU receives research grant for analysis into labour immigration to the UK
The Migration Research Unit (MRU), with the University of Warwick, has received a research grant from the Learning and Skills Council to make an analysis of recent labour immigration to the UK.
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