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Research and Higher Education

Since 1830, we have been promoting and supporting geographical research through a wide range of activities.

Annual International Conference »

Annual International Conference »

Each year, we host the largest geographical conference in Europe, with more than 1,200 delegates.

Academic books, research guides and journals »

Academic books, research guides and journals »

We publish three leading journals (Transactions of the IBG, The Geographical Journal and Area), guides for researchers, and an academic book series.

Research Groups »

Research Groups »

28 Research Groups, including the Postgraduate Forum, bring together active researchers in particular areas of geography and related disciplines.

Study Geography »

Study Geography »

Information about studying geography at university, support for undergraduates and postgraduates, employability and careers with geography.

Key information about the discipline

Key information about the discipline »

View the Society's responses to research and HE policy and key facts for the higher education community about schools.

Geobyte »

Geobyte »

Subscribe via email and receive regular updates about news, events, vacancies, funding and opportunities in the academic geographical community.

Research grants » Image: Ralph Brown Expedition Award recipient Dr Helen Findlay, drilling through sea ice in the Arctic

Grants for research »

The Society provides funding for geographical research to students, postgraduates, early-career researchers and more established researchers.

Dissertation awards »

Dissertation awards »

We offer a range of awards in recognition of outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate research, and medals and awards for academic achievement.

Geography department archives »

Geography department archives »

Guidance and examples about what information geography departments may want to preserve for the future.

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