Derek Gregory awarded for contribution to geography

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Dr. Derek Gregory, Distinguished Professor at the Peter Wall Institute since July 2011 and Professor of Geography at UBC, was awarded the first ever Internationalen Wissenschaftspreis der Deutchen Geographis award (International Science Award of German Geography) by the Prof. Dr. Frithjof Voss Foundation for Geography on August 30th, 2012 in Berlin.

The award honours the lifetime achievements of foreign scientists whose merit lies in their applied research and contribution towards building links between international geography and German-speaking geography.