2014 media releases
Read media releases from the Society's Press Office.
Copies of media releases from the Society in 2014 will appear on this page. You can also read all of the media releases from each of the last six years using the right hand links.
09.04.14: Robust GCSE geography welcomed
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) warmly supports the announcements today of the new geography GCSE content criteria, for first teaching in September 2016, from the Department for Education and the assessment arrangements from Ofqual.
03.04.14: Sailing the line by Emily Penn
Ocean advocate, skipper and artist Emily Penn speaks in Southampton to kick off a national tour, as part of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Regional Theatres Programme.
14.02.14: Lancaster: A city of philanthropists
Lancaster has been chosen by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) to feature in its series of Discovering Britain walks.
14.02.14 - Full review for A Level geography
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) warmly welcomes the Department for Education’s announcement today that A Level geography will now undergo a full content review and that first teaching of the new A Level will be delayed until 2016
30.01.14: 2014 Gap Scholars announced
A record number of school students have been awarded a prestigious Gap Scholarship by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
07.01.14 - Scientists discuss climate and environmental change
More than 300 scientists are meeting at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London to discuss how climates and environments have changed over the last 2.6 million years, as well as how they might change in the future.
03.01.14 - Honours for top school geography pupils of 2013
The highest achieving geography pupils of 2013 have been awarded Excellence Awards by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).