EGRG PhD Prize 2018 Call for Submissions

The Economic Geography Research Group (EGRG) committee of the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) is now opening submissions to the annual EGRG PhD prize. The EGRG awards a £100 prize, sponsored by Sage, for the best PhD thesis in the field of economic geography (broadly defined) as judged by the committee.  Previous winners are listed... Continue Reading →


First PhD student’s oral defence

A great moment last week as I attended the oral defence of my first PhD student, Yvonne Guo, at the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (co-supervised with Professor Ramesh). She fielded the questions really well on various aspects of 'Midshore Financial Centres and the Emerging Tax Transparency Regime'. I very much enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Launch of FinGeo website

Announcing the official launch of of, the website of the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo)! Do hop over to find out more about how the network was formed, our Working Paper Series, blog, job adverts, a dissertation prize announcement, a calendar of events and much more. From the FinGeo Executive Committee: Chair - Dariusz... Continue Reading →

GPN Centre website

The Global Production Networks Centre (GPN@NUS) website is now live. Click on the above link to find out more about our work on global production networks and development in Asia and the research team. We are currently working hard to develop the Centre’s core research programme. There will be a launch event on 26 January... Continue Reading →

Talk by Victor Savage at Vivocity, 12 November 2011, 2pm

As part of Geography Awareness Week, Associate Professor Victor Savage from the NUS Department of Geography will be giving a public presentation on human-nature relationships in Southeast Asia. Some Geography students will also be displaying their posters. Date: Saturday 12 November 2011 Time: 2pm Venue: National Geographic Store, Vivocity (Click on the poster for a... Continue Reading →

The Sage Handbook of Economic Geography

The Sage Handbook of Economic Geography has just been published. For more details, please visit the SAGE website. The SAGE Handbook of Economic Geography Edited by Andrew Leyshon, Roger Lee, Linda McDowell & Peter Sunley Contents: PART ONE: LOCATION MODELS AND QUANTITATIVE ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY Locating Location Models - Jürgen Essletzbichler The Quantitative Revolution and Economic... Continue Reading →

Raising funds for the Jasmin Leila Award

In celebration of the life and travels of his daughter, Jasmin Leila, James Sidaway will be walking from the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) in Kensington, London to the coast of Norfolk. All monies raised will go to the Jasmin Leila Award, which funds critical geographical scholarship. You can support James... Continue Reading →

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