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Molly Russen Wins National Dissertation Award

16 September 2015

Undergraduate student, Molly Russen, wins Jonathan Sime Award.

Molly Russen, who graduated this summer, has been awarded second prize in the annual Jonathan Sime Awards. This prestigious annual award is given to an undergraduate dissertation which is deemed to have made a significant contribution to the field of people-environment research. The panel found Molly's disertation titled "Climate Change and the Perception of Expert Judgements: The Differential Influence of Agreement and Uncertainty" very interesting and provided some novel insight into perceptions of climate change. The work was deemed to be well written and presented, the methodologies very sound and thorough.  

The Panel were very pleased with the commendably high standard of all the short-listed dissertations and will publish the 500 word Abstracts of those short-listed on the Jonathan Sime Award web site. The Jonathan Sime Award is awarded in memory of Professor Jonathan Sime in recognition of his research in human behaviour and the environment, and is open to all undergraduates attending a UK University.


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