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SEGS PhD student wins competition at American geographers' conference

Andrew Maclaren's research was recognised at the recent AAG conference in Boston
"With more than 9,000 delegates from across the world in attendance, the AAG conference is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines"

Research by a PhD student jointly funded by the James Hutton Institute and the University of Aberdeen has won the Student Paper Competition at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) conference held in Boston, USA, earlier this month.

Andrew Maclaren’s doctoral research paper on ‘More-than-Representational Knowledges of Rural Ageing’, presented at the conference session ‘New Voices in Rural Geography’, was named winner of the paper competition by the AAG’s Rural Geography Specialty Group.

With more than 9,000 delegates from across the world in attendance, the AAG conference is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines.

Andrew Maclaren is based at the James Hutton Institute’s Social, Economic and Geographic sciences group in Aberdeen, and his research is supervised by Dr Margaret Currie.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.