Medal and award recipients 2019 © Nando Machado
Our prestigious medals and awards recognise excellence in geographical research, fieldwork, teaching and public engagement.
Our medals and awards are presented annually in recognition of those who have made outstanding contributions to geography.
The presentation of the 2019 medals and awards took place during the Society's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 3 June, at the Society in Kensington, London.
Her Majesty the Queen has approved the award of the Royal Medals as follows:
The Society’s Council has made the following awards:
Cherry Kearton Medal and Award
Cuthbert Peek Award
Gill Memorial Award
Ordnance Survey Awards (two awards)
Taylor & Francis Award
Alfred Steers Dissertation Prize
Ron Cooke Award
Geography in Government Award
Honorary Fellowship in recognition of outstanding support for the Society and geography
Watch the 2019 awards ceremony