Following a formal election, the votes for Chairperson of the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum for 2016/2017 have been counted and verified:
There were 80 votes cast, of which 3 were removed as ineligible, leaving a total of 77 votes:
- Maddy Thompson, Newcastle University – 46 votes (60%)
- Phil Emmerson, University of Birmingham – 31 votes (40%)
Maddy Thompson is therefore elected as the new Chairperson of the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum.