RGS Planning Environment Research Group (PERG) Workshop

‘Winning the grant: demystifying the research funding landscape’

24-25th April 2019

Cardiff University

Call for participants RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2019

The Planning and Environment Research Group (PERG) would like to announce our 2019 workshop: ‘Winning the grant: demystifying the research funding landscape’

We welcome applications for participation from all early career researchers (from those studying for PhD’s to those within 5 years of obtaining their first permanent academic post).


Environmental Values – Book Review call

The journal Environmental Values is looking for academic staff, postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate researchers to provide critical academic reviews for the journal (around 1000 words in length). This is an excellent opportunity to engage in an area of research in which you have experience or a research interest. It also counts as an academic publication and can be a great way of showing scholarly engagement in a field.
Below, are the selection of recent publications, which are open to review.

Books available for review_Environmental Values_Nov 18

If you are interested in providing a review for consideration by the journal, please could you contact Dr Ewan Woodley ( for further information.

2017-2018 PERG Postgraduate Dissertation Prize – Call for Submissions

PERG offers an annual postgraduate prize (£100) for the best taught Masters dissertation on any issue relating to environmental issues and their management, policy, politics, planning or governance.

Dissertations should be 20,000 words maximum and should be submitted by the student’s department, along with a copy of the appropriate departmental dissertation regulations and contact details for the student. Each department may not submit more than one entry.

Submissions in electronic format (either Word or pdf files) and queries should be directed to Stephen Axon.

Submissions to: (Stewart Barr, Chair)

Deadline: 11 December 2018

RGS Annual Conference Session Reports

We are documenting the PERG sponsored sessions from the Annual Conference 2018 here.