NUS Geographer Dr Menusha De Silva wins RGS-IBG Prize

Dr Menusha De Silva from the Department of Geography at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has won the Area Prize awarded by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), RGS-IBG (UK). Dr De Silva clinched the Prize, which is handed out to the best article by a new researcher in RGS-IBG’s journal every year, for her article titled “Daughter” as a positionality and the gendered politics of taking parents into the field.

Formed in 1830 for the advancement of geographical science, the RGS-IBG’s prestigious medals and awards recognise excellence in geographical research and fieldwork, teaching and public engagement. They are presented annually to individuals who have made outstanding achievements.

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