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Support for postgraduates

The Society supports postgraduates in a wide variety of ways, especially in the field of Research and Higher Education.

If you have any questions, please contact the Research and Higher Education Division for more information.

Postgraduate Fellowship

Postgraduate Fellowship »

Join the Society and receive discounts on courses and conferences, and can network and exchange ideas through free membership of research groups.


Postgraduate Forum »

Postgraduate Forum »

Postgraduate Fellows receive information about events, activities and funding; and support and opportunities to further develop professional skills and credentials.


Research Groups »

Research Groups »

Join one of the Society’s Research Groups, which bring together researchers in particular areas of geography. Some offer dissertation prizes or conference travel funding for postgraduates.


Guides for researchers »

Gain valuable advice, hints and tips on publishing in geography and communicating research from case studies written by leading editors and scholars.


RGS-IBG Annual International Conference »

RGS-IBG Annual Conference »

The conference attracts over 1,200 geographers from around the world. Postgraduates are invited to submit a paper or poster to themed or open sessions.


Resources for postgraduates »

Resources »

The Society has a wide range of resources available for research, teaching and learning, including the Collections, online exhibitions, videos, talks and interviews.

Geobyte »

Geobyte »

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


Grants for postgraduates »

Grants »

Funding for geographical field-based, desk and archival research, in the UK and overseas. A number of grants are aimed specifically at postgraduates.


Academic books and journals »

Academic books and journals »

Postgraduates are encouraged to submit a paper to Area, which awards an annual prize for New Research in Geography for an early career researcher.

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· Join RGS-IBG as a Postgraduate
· RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum
· Postgraduate news and events in Geobyte
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