New Society-published research reveals stark ethnic inequalities within neighbourhoods
Poverty and lack of opportunity do not affect ethnic groups equally in neighbourhoods in England and Wales according to new research published this week in the Society’s The Geographical Journal.
New expedition planning podcast series created for the Society
The first two episodes of a new podcast series, Explore: how to plan an expedition, which focuses on how to plan an expedition or field research project, are now available.
New exhibition displays photography from Arctic expeditions 90 years apart
Wake – a voyage to Louise Boyd Land, a new exhibition by artist and researcher Anne Lydiat showcasing the beauty and shift in polar landscapes, is on display in the Director’s Gallery.
Sharing our Collections with colleagues in French Polynesia
The Society is delighted to be sharing digitised materials from our Collections with school children and researchers on Mangareva in the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
Historical Geography Research Group reaches milestone 50th year
This year marks 50 years since the Society’s Historical Geography Research Group was founded, with celebrations taking place this week alongside the group’s annual Practising Historical Geography Conference.
11,000 miles of exile: a journey from Algeria to New Caledonia
Chahrazade Douah, recipient of this year’s Journey of a Lifetime Award, shares tales from her trip retracing the steps of her exiled Algerian ancestors in a BBC Radio 4 documentary broadcast today.
New exhibition depicts dramatic high-altitude environmental changes
A new exhibition visualising a research team’s dramatic climate discovery in the Swiss/French Alps is now on display in the Director’s Gallery.
Theme announced for Society’s 2024 Annual Conference
We are delighted to announce the theme for the Society’s 2024 Annual International Conference and open the call for sessions, papers and posters.
Society Fellows achieve Chartered Geographer status
Congratulations to the 17 Society Fellows who were recently awarded Chartered Geographer status by Council.
Postgraduate insights webinars help geographers to thrive during their PhD and beyond
We are running a programme of free webinars for postgraduates throughout October and November offering insights into different aspects of PhD life.
British Academy funding for public engagement project on our Collections
Dr Rohini Rai from Brunel University London has been awarded pilot funding from the British Academy for an innovative public engagement research project with the Society.
From belongings to artefacts: exploring David Livingstone’s expeditionary collecting
We caught up with WDA Research Fellow Kate Simpson, who has been researching David Livingstone’s expeditionary collecting through the Society's Collections.