Chloe Billing (Birmingham) wins 2017 PhD prize

This year received another bumper crop of entries to the competition, and this is a continuing sign of vitality in Economic Geography in the UK. All entries were of a very high standard and the EGRG committee is pleased to announce that this year’s winner is Chloe Billing, University of Birmingham for her innovative thesis entitled:

‘Satellites, Rockets and Services: A Place for Space in Geography?’

We also wish to award a Runner-Up prize to Emil Evenhuis, Newcastle University (now working at Cambridge University) for his thesis titled ‘The Political Economy of Adaptation and Resilience in Old Industrial Regions: A Comparative Study of South Saarland and Teesside’.