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March 2008

Prize for geography graduate student in UCL poster competition
Hang Kei Ho has won a runner up prize in the UCL Graduate School Poster Competition
Climate Change & Groundwater
Dr Richard Taylor has been invited to give a presentation, 'Impacts of climate change on groundwater resources in sub-Saharan Africa', at the International Groundwater Conference on Groundwater Dynamics and Global Change in Jaipur (India) on March 21st.
SPLINT Maps the UK for the Office of National Statistics
Dr Alex Singleton and Dr Maurizio Gibin have created an interactive map using census data to show the type of people who live in your neighbourhood.
Geography undergraduate is awarded research grant
Second-year Geography undergraduate student, Mojca Kralj, has been awarded a Henrietta Hutton Research Grant from the Royal Geographical Society
Emergent Publics
On the 13th and 14th of March, Gail Davies will be participating in the opening event for the ESRC research seminar series on Emergent Publics
Knowledge Transfer Partnership ranked as 'outstanding'
The final report of the Department of Geography's three year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Camden Primary Care Trust was recently ranked as Grade A (Outstanding) by the Government evaluation team.
The Thames Discovery Programme gets grant for three year community archeology programme
A Heritage Grant has been awarded to support the new Thames Discovery Programme (TDP), an exciting three year programme of community archeology on the Thames foreshore.
UCL at the AAG 2008
Members of the Department will be presenting at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers in April.
Gated communities and land invasions
On 3rd and 4th March, Dr Charlotte Lemanski is in Vancouver presenting her case study chapter on 'Gated communities and land invasions in Cape Town'.