RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Chairperson Elections 2016

Notice is hereby given of the election of Chairperson for the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Postgraduate Forum.

The following members have been nominated for the election of the position of Chairperson for the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Postgraduate Forum.

  1. Phil Emmerson, University of Birmingham.
  2. Maddy Thompson, Newcastle University.

Full candidate biographies and manifestos can be seen here, voting is now open and can be done here.

The election process will formally begin at the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Postgraduate Forum at the Postgraduate Forum Midterm Conference, to be held at Newcastle University at 5pm on Friday 18th March 2016.

The online vote is now open and will close at 5pm Monday 18th April 2016. Results will be declared on Tuesday 19th April 2016.

To vote for your chosen candidate please click here.

All Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Postgraduate Fellows, and members of the Postgraduate Forum are eligible to vote.

The Chairperson of the Postgraduate Forum connects the geography postgraduate community to the RGS-IBG, giving postgraduates a voice at the highest levels within the Society.

Greg Thomas, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Postgraduate Forum Chairperson 2015/2016