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Nominations are now open for the 2022 Geography in Government Awards, which celebrate geographers and geographical work across government.
The awards are made by the Government Geography Profession across six categories:
Excellence in local and regional public sector
Advancing geospatial data science
Contribution to policy development
Excellence in geovisualisation
Making a difference in geography
Past winners and nominees have included the Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics for their work estimating vehicle and pedestrian activity from town and city traffic cameras; the Public Health England GIS Team, Emergency Preparedness Division for their geographical support for the COVID-19 response, informing decision making and policy; and the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) team, Natural England for excellence in geovisualisation and cartography for innovative tools to help users access, analyse and present data from the MENE Survey. Some of these winners and nominees have also been featured in our Geovisualisation series.
At least one of the nominated team must be a member of the Government Geography Profession at the time of nomination, and nominations must be submitted by Tuesday 1 March.
Find out about the award categories and make a nomination
If you are a geographer working in the public sector, find out more about the Profession and join here.
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