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Research and Higher Education

Editorial roles available at Society journal

The Society's journal, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, is seeking a new Editor and four new Editorial Board members.

Research and higher education

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.

Schools and education

Blog: Ofsted geography subject report

Mark Enser, geography subject lead at Ofsted and one of His Majesty’s Inspectors, gives an overview of the findings of Ofsted’s 2023 geography subject report.

Geography news

Congratulations: GCSE results day 2023

Congratulations to everyone receiving their geography GCSE results today.

Geography news

Congratulations: A Level results day 2023

Congratulations to everyone receiving their geography A Level results today.


Improving equity in geoscience postgraduate research

Recommendations from the Equator project – a collaboration between a team of researchers, the Society and other professional bodies, grassroots organisations, academic institutions and the public sector – to improve equity and representation in geoscience postgraduate research.

Research and higher education

Bird diversity impacts anxiety and mood

Research published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) journal Geo: Geography and Environment suggests significant links between bird diversity and human mental health.

Research and higher education

Have your say: understanding precarity

The States of precarity research project wants to hear from those with experience working in UK academic geography to better understand experiences of precarious working arrangements.

Research and higher education

Data shows breadth of career destinations for geography graduates

New data showing UK graduate career destinations highlights the range of sectors and career paths available to those studying geography at university.

Schools and education

Geography GCSE and A Level entries rise

The number of students being entered for geography GCSE and A Level exams in England has continued to increase.

LGBTQ+ History Month 2021

Throughout February, we have been sharing resources via our social media that highlight the geographies of LGBTQ+ groups, increase their visibility and better understand their history and experiences.