EGRG 2009 Postgraduate Prize winners

I am honoured to be awarded the 2009 PhD prize by the Economic Geography Research Group of the RGS-IBG (Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers). Many thanks to my supervisors, Professor Andrew Leyshon and Dr Shaun French, for their advice and guidance and the collegial support of other faculty and postgraduate students at the School of Geography, University of Nottingham.

The winners of the EGRG 2009 Postgraduate Prizes are as follows:

MA Prize
Lucie Edwards, Newcastle University
NewcastleGateshead Place Marketing and the Attraction of a Creative Class

PhD Prize
Karen Lai, University of British Columbia (formerly University of Nottingham)
Approaches to ‘Markets’: The Development of Shanghai as an International Financial Centre

Working Paper Prize (new for 2009)
Franz Huber, University of Cambridge
Social capital of economic clusters: towards a network-based conception of social resources
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