This course gives EVCs at all schools the opportunity to look into current material in more depth and share good practice with other EVCs.
5 December 2019
A full day workshop that supports Educational Visits Coordinators (EVCs) in their roles by covering the legal and practical procedures required of their position.
4 December 2019
Join us for the annual E.G.R. Taylor lecture by Professor Simon Schaffer.
10 October 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Professor Simon Schaffer's lecture.
The perfect opportunity to find out about the latest geographical research while networking with over 1,800 delegates from around the world.
27 August 2019
LIYSF is a two week residential event welcoming 500 of the best young science students from over 70 countries around the world, aged 16-21 years old. They attend our international meeting as national ambassadors.
25 July 2019
Annual garden party organised by the Younger Members' Committee.
12 July 2019
Steve Backshall and other special guests of the Shark Trust will share stories of discovery and connection and their love for this fascinating family of marine animals.
10 July 2019
A day of informative sessions for Year 12 pupils who are considering geography as a career option to find out more about where studying geography can lead.
4 July 2019
Join our panel during London Climate Action Week as they share their insights into how Bangladesh is now on the path to becoming climate resilient, the lessons that can be learned from this and where things are headed.
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1 July 2019
The Society will collaborate with 19 neighbours across the Albertopolis, including some of the world’s most iconic museums and institutions, to create a unique festival fusing art, science, technology and curiosity.
29 June 2019
Linden considers whether the Sustainable Development Goals offer a realistic roadmap for the future of our planet. Are they a unifying call or a random wish list and what does it mean for each of us?
27 June 2019
This event will provide support and ideas for history and geography teachers by addressing strategies for gaining confidence at GCSE, including supporting less able students, exam literacy and avoiding overteaching
20 June 2019
10 June 2019
The world's largest map fair brings together over 40 of the leading British and international antiquarian map dealers, as well as hundreds of visiting map aficionados from all parts of the world.
8 June 2019
A one-day course for trainers with relevant previous experience in managing a wide range of visits in the UK and overseas who wish to deliver the Off-site safety management course to their own groups.
6 June 2019
A must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas, this course looks at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.
4 June 2019
Join us to celebrate another sucessful year for the Society.
3 June 2019
Join our panel of experts as they discuss the various approaches you can take and answer the question: what does it mean to travel well?
30 May 2019
Each year the very best films from the Kendal Mountain Festival are hand-picked by Porter’s Progress UK as we proudly host the Best of Kendal World Film Tour.
23 May 2019
These events provide sixth form students with the experience to bridge the gap between school and university and explore what studying geography at university level is like.
21 May 2019
RGS-IBG grant recipients, Katie and Karen recount their separate journeys along two rivers; the Murray and the Naryn. Whilst challenging themselves, they discovered the difficulties faced by the people who rely on rivers for their livelihoods.
20 May 2019
The Universe, as documented through the Society’s Collections, ranging from early depictions of the moon and stars in 16th century Cosmographia to images documenting NASA’s Apollo missions of the 1970s, and beyond.
Stay for supper at the Society after Karen Darke and Katie Arnold's lecture, and meet other members and their guests.
An opportunity to network with other professionals from across the full breadth of geographical employers from environmental consultancies, geospatial companies and insurance specialists, to higher education and central and local government.
16 May 2019
Beyond raising questions about identity, statehood, and national boundaries, can Eurovision offer us a new understanding of what it means to be ‘in Europe’?
A two-day course for those departing on expeditions to remote parts of the world where medical help is not readily available.
14 May 2019
Thomas Atkinson’s five volumes of diaries, now held in the RGS Library, offer a tantalizing glimpse into the remarkable travelling arrangements of Thomas and his family.
13 May 2019
Feeding a growing population from finite resources is one of the major challenges of the 21st century. Peter explores how we can achieve more sustainable and healthy systems of food production and consumption.
A workshop exploring caring responsibilities in order to improve policy and practice for care and academic work.
10 May 2019
Join Himalayan Trust UK to listen to Ben Fogle’s journey up Mount Everest. Ben is an award winning broadcaster and adventurer. The lecture supports our valuable work in Nepal.
9 May 2019
An event organised by Kensington and Chelsea Women's Club. Lady Carnarvon talks about the 1,000 year history of Highclere Castle and the Carnarvon family, right up to the present day and the forthcoming Downton Abbey motion picture.
The annual Whitley Awards Ceremony for international nature conservation will celebrate six new winners as they are presented with their prizes - which are also known as Green Oscars - by the charity's patron, HRH The Princess Royal.
1 May 2019
This two-hour revision session will offer a balance between reviewing content and looking at examination style questions.
30 April 2019
Andy Miller, a heritage consultant specialising in post-conflict environments, gives an overview of ongoing restoration projects in the Old City of Mosul in the aftermath of its occupation by ISIS.
29 April 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Andy Miller's lecture, and meet other members and their guests.
This event will bring together garden designers, researchers and horticulturists who will share practical and inspirational approaches ranging from kitchen gardens to open Mediterranean climes.
27 April 2019
Award winning wildlife documentary makers, Patrick Morris and Huw Cordey, take a look at the wildlife, people and environmental stories that have inspired them over the last thirty years of wildlife film making.
25 April 2019
This two-hour revision session will offer opportunities to look at examination style questions.
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