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Publications

Society book series to be published open access with LSE Press

The Society and LSE Press have entered into a new publishing partnership, which will see LSE Press publish our book series from mid-2024 onwards, with up to four open access titles each year.

Research and Collections

Applications open for doctoral research on the Society’s Collections

Applications are open for two PhD studentships on the Society’s Collections, as part of our Collaborative Doctoral Awards programme.

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.

Research and higher education

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.

Research and higher education

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.

Research and higher education

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.

Research and collections

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.

Research and higher education

Extended geographic conference season announced

Attend the IGU and AC2024 conferences consecutively in August 2024.

Fieldwork and expeditions

Apply now for our 2024 grants

Each year we support over 60 fieldwork projects with our range of field research and independent travel grants, many of which have application deadlines in the coming months.

Research and higher education

Climate-changed migration discussions heat up AC2023

Day three of the Annual Conference is underway, with geographers continuing to examine themes such as migration through the lens of Climate changed geographies.

Research and higher education

Discussing decarbonisation at AC2023

Our Annual Conference is in full swing, with decarbonisation among the huge range of critical topics being discussed.