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September 2008

Mark Maslin in carbon debate at Tory Party Conference
Professor Maslin takes part in a debate at a Conservative Party Conference fringe event.
On-line publishing initiative on the geographies of science
Colleagues from the Department of Geography and the Department of Science and Technology Studies at UCL have collaborated in the development of a new on-line resource, the Locating Technoscience Reader.
Another busy year of fieldwork for the ECRC scientists
Scientists at the Environmental Change Research Centre have had another busy year in the field, visiting over 200 lake and river sites, mostly in the UK but some as far afield as Botswana.
New Geographies of Race and Racism
Dr Claire Dwyer and Dr Caroline Bressey have recently released an edited collection focusing on research into youth, mixed-race identities and ethnicity.
Richard Munton reviews DEFRA's evidence strategy
Professor Richard Munton is taking part in a two-day review of DEFRA’s evidence strategy
How can cities be economically more innovative?
Professor Peter Wood was recently invited to speak and chair a session at the DIME International Workshop in Newcastle.
Members of Geography Department attend and present at RGS conference
The annual RGS Conference was well attended by members of UCL Geography
Migrants going home?
Professor John Salt has been reviewing recent trends in UK labour immigration
On 8 September UCL will award an Honorary Degree to Emeritus Professor Peter Haggett CBE
Peter has held geographical research and teaching posts at universities around the world for fifty years beginning with his first appointment as Lecturer at UCL in 1955.
Department Researchers release website mapping surnames across the globe
Various members from SPLINT and CASA have produced a website which maps over ten million unique surnames.
Member of department awarded an EC FP7 grant for marine research
Dr Peter Jones is part of a consortium of researchers awarded an EC FP7 grant for research on monitoring and evaluation of spatially managed marine areas (MESMA).
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