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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 us 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.

RGS-IBG links
· Join RGS-IBG as a Postgraduate
· RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum
· Postgraduate news and events in Geobyte
· Download support for postgraduates poster (PDF)
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