Aidan Wong wins 2015 EGRG PhD Prize

IMG_4256[1]Many congratulations to Dr Aidan Wong who has been awarded the Economic Geography Research Group 2015 PhD Prize for a thesis entitled:

The Politics of Urban Waste Collection and Recycling Global Production Networks in Singapore and Malaysia

Aidan completed his PhD in the School of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London.  He is now a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore.  Aidan’s thesis also won the 2015 PhD Prize in Economic Geography awarded by the Association of American Geographers.  We understand that this is the first time that someone has won the double in this way!

The EGRG prize judges commented on the highest standards of scholarship and academic attainment evidenced across this year’s entries, and look forward to judging the next round (calls for entries to be announced later this year).