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2014 media releases

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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.

21.08.14: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) celebrates 2014 GCSE results
GCSE results published this morning, Thursday 21 August 2014, by the Joint Council for Qualifications show the number of students sitting the examinations in geography has risen for the third year in a row despite a decrease in the number of 16 year olds.

14.08.14: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) celebrates 2014 AS and A Level results
AS Level and A Level results published this morning, Thursday 14 August 2014, by the Joint Council for Qualifications show a continued increase in the number of students sitting the examinations in geography.

16.07.14: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) welcomes A Level proposals
The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), the learned society and professional body for geography, welcomes the proposals for A Level Geography released today for consultation.

09.06.14: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has announced this year’s medal and awards recipients, recognising extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork, photography, teaching, and in enthusing public audiences.

09.06.14: Fieldwork on climate migration to world’s most pressured cities
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) today announces a new Field Research Programme to find out more about one of the most pressing, yet understudied, global issues today. This is a new initiative for the Society, which commits to raising between £500,000 and £1m.

29.04.14: New walk reveals hidden stories of Ludlow
Ludlow has been chosen by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) to feature in its series of Discovering Britain walks.

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).

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