The deadline for this year’s Fieldwork Apprenticeships is fast approaching.
20 February 2019
The Weddell Sea Expedition has been forced to conclude its search for the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance.
15 February 2019
Explore South West on 9 February is your chance to learn directly from a range of scientists and explorers carrying out field research and scientific expeditions.
25 January 2019
The deadline for this year’s Innovative Geography Teaching Grants is fast approaching.
21 January 2019
Explore South West is the perfect opportunity to learn from scientists and explorers who are undertaking field research and scientific expeditions that make a real difference to the world.
17 December 2018
We are delighted to announce that the Frederick Soddy Trust has become a linked charity of RGS-IBG.
12 December 2018
This year’s Gilchrist Fieldwork Award recipient is Dr Melissa Murphy from University College London who, in partnership with Dr Emily Stevenson from the University of Cambridge, is researching whether high Arctic rivers are a source of a sink for carbon dioxide.
22 November 2018
Over 350 people gathered at Lowther Lodge earlier this month for the Society’s 42nd annual Explore weekend.
21 November 2018
Our £10,000 Walters Kundert Fellowship enabled Dr Arwyn Edwards to make multiple trips to Svalbard to ask the question: are microbes active in Arctic winters?
15 November 2018
The Society’s annual Explore weekend - an unmissable opportunity to gain advice, inspiration and contacts for your own research project or expedition - is fast approaching . Early Bird discounts end on 15 October.
12 October 2018
Last month we held an introductory workshop for early career medical professionals about expedition and wilderness medicine.
3 October 2018
Multimedia journalist and presenter Katie Arnold left for Kyrgyzstan this week to explore water related conflict in the Naryn River basin as part of her Neville Shulman Challenge Award.
8 August 2018
Dr Melissa Murphy has been awarded the 2018 Gilchrist Fieldwork Award for her research project on High-Arctic rivers.
25 July 2018
The Slawson Awards are part of the Society’s grants programme, which provides a wide range of funding opportunities for geographical fieldwork, data collection and independent travel.
4 July 2018
Sarah Rosenberg-Jansen has recently returned from her PhD fieldwork in refugee camps across Rwanda and Kenya, where she has been researching the use of renewable energies.
18 June 2018
Dr Ceri Lewis returned this week from the Galapagos Islands where she was researching the impact of macro and micro plastics alongside her team from the University of Exeter.
11 June 2018
The Society's first Rob Potter Award has been awarded to Dr Gemma Sou from the University of Manchester.
14 May 2018
Jaguar Land Rover have renewed their corporate support of the Society for a further three years, which includes the annual Land Rover Bursary.
1 May 2018
This year’s Journey of a Lifetime Award, run by the Society in partnership with BBC Radio 4, is supporting Paralympic champion Karen Darke MBE as she handcycles the course of Australia’s longest river, the Murray.
20 April 2018
The Society is delighted to announce a new grant for post-doctoral development research.
9 January 2018
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