Shackleton centenary: Young Geographers of the Year announced after exploring why Antarctica matters today

The winners of ‘Young Geographer of the Year 2015’ were announced today at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). To celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition, pupils nationwide were asked to respond to the question ‘Why does Antarctica matter?’

GCSE geography’s popularity continues to increase

Number of students studying geography GCSE increases for fourth consecutive year, with 3864 more candidates in sitting an exam in England than in 2014.

Big increase in numbers taking geography A Level

Geography sees 13% increase in A Level candidates – the largest percentage increase of any major A Level with more than 10,000 candidates.

Expedition set to explore No Man’s Lands

No Man’s Land expedition to travel 6,000 miles through 19 countries exploring the origins and development of No Man’s Lands and uncovering their impacts on modern day society.

Nicholas Crane to be President of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has announced that writer, geographer and broadcaster Nicholas Crane will be its next President

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers

2015 medal and awards winners announced Professor Michael Batty and Paul Theroux have both been awarded Royal Medals as part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement.

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers

Professor Michael Batty and Paul Theroux have both been awarded Royal Medals as part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement.

Honours for highest achieving geography pupils

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has given Excellence Awards to the school pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in the 2014 geography examinations.