Our Research and Working Groups bring together active researchers and those with a professional interest in a particular aspect of geography and related disciplines.
The Gender and Feminist Geography Research Group (GFGRG); the Race, Culture and Equality Working Group (RACE); and the Space Sexualities and Queer Research Group (SCGRG) encourage, promote and facilitate research, teaching and positive action through collaboration, both within geography and between geography and other disciplines.
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Some examples include:
Towards a Black British geography? in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers
RACE Group special section in Area
Decolonising geographical knowledges in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers
Anti‐Racist Learning and Teaching in British Geography in special section in Area
Virtual collection: Black Geographies in the Society’s journals
Geography Directions: Pride in the Field
We aim to support high quality teaching and learning in geography by providing a diverse range of resources for higher education providers and students. These include resources on race and racism, decolonising the curriculum, and fieldwork and disability.
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A reading list exploring aspects of the Society's past.
Resources to support the Society's principles for undergraduate fieldwork courses.
Notes from a Research Group Discussion Forum on equality, diversity and inclusion, 15 March 2021
Resources to help create an accessible and successful event.
The Council of Heads of Geography in UK Higher Education Institutions' (CHGHEI) principles for planning and delivering undergraduate fieldwork, guided by evidence and good practice.
This report by Victoria Ogoegbunam Okoye summarises research on the supervision of Black Geography PhD students in UK universities.
We actively encourage UK higher education geography departments to engage with the Equality Challenge Unit and its charters when considering the equality and diversity of their staff and students, and practices to support them. Resources and workshops to enable community collaboration in support of application for Athena SWAN Charter, and the Race Equality Charter Mark, to improve the representation, progression can be found there as well.
We offer grants for disadvantaged undergraduate students to participate in a fieldwork project led by one of their university lecturers.
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