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The Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences includes staff with interests in biological sciences, conservation, ecology, environmental sciences, environmental statistics, geography and waste management. We offer a range of degree programmes and have a number of postgraduate research students. For more information about studying with us please visit http://www.northampton.ac.uk/.

Monday, 27 July 2015

Geography student wins prize

Each year the Department awards a prize for the best Geography dissertation. The prize is awarded in memory of Dr Ken Sherwood, who was Head of Department for many years.
Stu Murray receiving the prize from Mrs Sue Sherwood

This year the prize was awarded to Stu Murray. His thesis, 'The value of the English village pub: stakeholder perceptions of community, social interaction and village identity', was work of a very high standard.  To collect data for his study, Stu spent many hours in his local pub, interviewing staff and regulars.

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