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Educational Visits Coordinator Training
Land Rover Driver Training
Expedition Medicine Training
GIS for Expeditions and Fieldwork
Update Conference on Health and Safety
Fundraising Workshop
BS 8848 workshops
Field Techniques Courses
Gap Travel Workshop
GO Seminars
Intrepid Explorers
Mapping Urban Tree Canopy
Off-site Safety Management
Overseas Educational Visits
Training courses from other providers
Water Safety Workshop

Geography Outdoors - Courses and workshops

An annual programme of seminars and workshops, organised by Geography Outdoors, brings specialists together to provide first-hand information and training for expeditions and field researchers.

Off-site safety management

Rising water levels and subsequent breaching of banks during flooding in Kratie, Eastern Cambodia. Image ©Richard Campion 2013


BS 8848

Ralph Brown Expedition Award » Image: 2011 recipient Dr Phillip Dustan, with Orla Doherty and Abigail Alling (Biosphere Foundation and University of Charleston). The Menjangan Island Reef Project Indonesia, seeks to preserve ocean biodiversity in Marine Protected Areas, by defining the tipping point between reef degradation and collapse of fish populations


Educational visits coordinator training

Thesiger Oman International Fellowship Award » Image: Troy Sternberg, recipient of the 2011 Award views anti-dessertification squares in China


Health & Safety Update Conference

Small Research Grant » Image: 2009 Small Research Grant recipient Dr Ruth Evans holds a workshop for young people caring for their siblings in child- and youth- headed households in Uganda


Mapping Urban Tree Canopy

Gilchrist Fieldwork Award » Image: 2004 Gilchrist Fieldwork Award recipient Professor Andrew Warren and his team carried out their project in the ‘Dustiest Place on Earth’, northern Chad


Land Rover driver

Dudley Stamp Memorial Award » Image: 2011 Dudley Stamp Memorial Award recipient Robert Barnett carries out sea-level research in northern Norway


Overseas expeditions fieldwork course 

Gap Travel Workshop

Field Centre Grants » Image: Gobabeb Research Centre Namibia - 2012 recipient Dr Kevin White integrates new techniques for dune surveying, in order to extend the Gobabeb dune database

Explore: fieldwork and expeditions seminar

Learning and Leading Gap Year Scholarship » Image: Gap year scholar Mark Kittle in Svalbard

For further information on the courses please use the links above. Alternately you can contact Geography Outdoors on +44 (0)207 591 3030 or email go@rgs.org

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