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The Truckell Prize

22nd July 2015 | Categories: Research, Uncategorised

Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and
Antiquarian Society (founded 1862)
Dumfries DG1 1SY

The Truckell Prize

In 2009, the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society established The Truckell Prize, commemorating the late A.E. Truckell and his outstanding contribution to local studies in Dumfries and Galloway. The prize was open to undergraduate or postgraduate students from the Crichton Campus, Dumfries for a research paper on a human or natural history topic relating to the geographical area covered by the three former counties of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire. In its first five years the
prize has been awarded on two occasions.

The Society has now revised the terms of the prize as follows:

For further information and to submit entries, please contact the Chair of the Society’s Research Subcommittee, Dr David Devereux, 6 Woodlands Avenue, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4BP. E-mail:


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